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Green Living Tips

How to shrink the footprint of everyday life.

Get Ready for No Impact Monday: Trash Get Ready for No Impact Monday: Trash
Discover how wasting less improves your life: Steps to prepare for Day 2 of No Impact Week on September 19.
Get Ready for No Impact Friday: Water Get Ready for No Impact Friday: Water
Soak up the personal benefits of using less water: Steps to prepare for Day 6 of No Impact Week on September 23rd.
Finally! Get Ready for Your Eco-Sabbath Finally! Get Ready for Your Eco-Sabbath
Take a break from everything on September 25th. Ohm shanti.
Get Ready for No Impact Saturday: Giving Back Get Ready for No Impact Saturday: Giving Back
Pay it forward. Feel the benefits of service: Steps to prepare for Day 7 of No Impact Week on September 24—Moving Planet Day!
Get Ready for No Impact Wednesday: Food Get Ready for No Impact Wednesday: Food
Healthy eating can also lessen your footprint: Steps to prepare for Day 4 of No Impact Week on September 21st.
Get Ready for No Impact Thursday: Energy Get Ready for No Impact Thursday: Energy
Replace kilowatts with ingenuity—explore no-energy alternatives to accomplish your daily tasks: Steps to prepare for Day 5 of No Impact Week on September 22nd.
Cotton With Conscience Cotton With Conscience
by Lily Hicks, Krista Vogel
How to wear cotton without wearing out the planet.
YES! But How? Ditch the Fridge YES! But How? Ditch the Fridge
by Robert Mellinger
It’s time for me to replace my refrigerator and I was wondering if I really need another as big as the last. I’d like to downsize or be rid of it altogether.
YES! But How? Composting Toilets YES! But How? Composting Toilets
by Oliver Lazenby
I’ve read that composting human waste is much more environmentally friendly than disposing of it in water-based sewage systems. Could I install a composting toilet in my home?
YES! Picks: Rocket Stoves YES! Picks: Rocket Stoves
by Robert Mellinger
An alternative to traditional charcoal or gas grills, a rocket stove is a more sustainable method for outdoor cooking.
White Roofs Project Helps NYC Beat The Heat White Roofs Project Helps NYC Beat The Heat
by Beth Buczynski
New York activists are on a mission to paint the Big Apple (and then the rest of the country) white to reduce energy waste.
42 Ways to Not Make Trash 42 Ways to Not Make Trash
by Colin Beavan
Taking what he learned from his experiment, No Impact Man Colin Beavan offers 42 tips to move toward a zero-waste lifestyle.
Book Review: GreenDeen Book Review: GreenDeen
by Jamal Rahman
How Islamic faith and environmentalism can be combined in everyday life.
YES! But How? Peat-Free Potting YES! But How? Peat-Free Potting
by Caitlin Battersby
How can I make my own environmentally friendly potting soil?
YES! But How? Grow a Curtain YES! But How? Grow a Curtain
by Alyssa B. Johnson
My house gets too hot in the summer. How can I cool it down without using the A/C?
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