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How to shrink the footprint of everyday life.

Can You DIY? Can You DIY?
Sweeten with honey, darn a sock, and refrigerate without electricity: Learn how to do what your grandparents knew
Resilient Ideas: Reclaim, Repair, Rebuild Resilient Ideas: Reclaim, Repair, Rebuild
by Susan DeFreitas
How the rebuilding boom improves communities, benefits the environment, and even creates jobs.
Bike As You Are Bike As You Are
by Valerie Schloredt
Whether it's in lycra or heels, the emerging movement of "come as you are" cycling proves that anyone can bike–anytime, anywhere.
Biomimicry in Action Biomimicry in Action
Biomimics, nature's apprentices, study the functions of the natural world in search of new designs that we can adopt and apply.
8 Ways to Keep Your Cool Without Air Conditioning 8 Ways to Keep Your Cool Without Air Conditioning
by Stan Cox
8 tips to help you beat the summer heat.
The Story of Cosmetics The Story of Cosmetics
What's in your shampoo, anyway? Annie Leonard explores the toxins in our bathrooms, and what to do about them.
Live Dangerously: 10 Easy Steps Live Dangerously: 10 Easy Steps
by Shannon Hayes
When Shannon Hayes made a list of easy steps for becoming a radical homemaker, she didn't realize just how revolutionary they were.
Step Away From the Plastic Bag Step Away From the Plastic Bag
by Kim Eckart
Our associate editor experiments with life after plastic bags.
YES! But How? :: Paper v. Cloth YES! But How? :: Paper v. Cloth
by Keith Rutowski
Does buying recycled household-paper products make that much of a difference? Are there any better alternatives?
6 Simple Ways to Bring the Water Revolution Home 6 Simple Ways to Bring the Water Revolution Home
by Cleo Woelfle-Erskine, Berit Anderson, Ashlee Green, Keith Rutowski
Get tight with your water budget, live large on dishwater, save some rain, and get your activist feet wet (really).
YES! But How? :: A Greener Pour YES! But How? :: A Greener Pour
by Berit Anderson
I see more and more “green” boxed wines hitting the shelves at the supermarket. Are these really better for the environment?
YES! But How? :: Green Birth Control YES! But How? :: Green Birth Control
by Ashlee Green
Is there such a thing as “green” birth control?
YES! But How? :: Hair Colors From Nature YES! But How? :: Hair Colors From Nature
by Berit Anderson
Changing or enhancing your hair color doesn’t have to jeopardize your health. Plant-based hair-color products offer an alternative to permanent dyes.
YES! But How? :: Composting in Small Spaces YES! But How? :: Composting in Small Spaces
by Berit Anderson
I don’t have much of a yard. Can I still compost?
No Impact Man Movie Trailer No Impact Man Movie Trailer
No car, no washing machine, no toilet paper? Preview how Colin Beavan and family fared in their one-year commitment to have no impact on the environment.
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