In Los Angeles, mother and teacher Kathy Kottaras takes on a second No Impact Week to find out where there's still room for change.
Working nights on the South Side of Chicago is hardly the easiest way to go No Impact. But James wants to create a better world for his niece.
Denisse, a Nicaraguan researcher in Honduras, wants to see how far No Impact Week principles can go in the Global South.
Bunmi left her comfort zone to join last January's No Impact Week. Now she's back for round two—and she's bringing her students with her.
Appalachian priest John Rausch has to drive 22,000 miles a year as part of his ministry. But he wants to strike a balance between the needs of the earth and those of his community.
With a homemade office rocket stove, a zero-waste flash mob, and a lights-out party, solutions for low-impact living are more fun than we thought. Check out our behind-the-scenes blog of the experiment.
After leaving a simple life in an ashram in India, Erin's figuring out how to live responsibly—and joyfully—in a challenging place: home.
Bruce is a Chinese student navigating life in the West, seeing what he can learn about lower impact living from two very different cultures.
Rebecca's an underemployed, single mother with a surplus of good humor and innovative spirit. She's tackling No Impact Week for the second time on a shoestring budget with two little girls.
When YES! invited one of our favorite media organizations to join us in the experiment, the whole office stepped up to the challenge.
Ta'Kaiya is a First Nations 10-year-old who's already proven her dedication to the Earth through activist art. She's taking it a step further with No Impact Week, and seeing how her family fares.
No Impact Eco-leader and yoga instructor Tamar has tried the experiment five times already, but she still learns a lot from her fellow participants.
Christian just moved from rural Kentucky to Brooklyn, New York, where low-impact living is harder than he thought.