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Stories from the No Impact Eco-Sabbath

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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.
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by Erin Collins
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.
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by Christian Honce
Christian just moved from rural Kentucky to Brooklyn, New York, where low-impact living is harder than he thought.
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by Rebecca Rockefeller
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.
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by Denisse McLean
Denisse, a Nicaraguan researcher in Honduras, wants to see how far No Impact Week principles can go in the Global South.

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The No Impact Diaries:

Christian Honce

  • Christian Honce: I've been capitulating all week about what I've done wrong, and I haven't stopped to think about what I've done right: learning to see things differently.
  • Erin Collins: Australian children are raised to be water-conscious, but right now the country is gaga over mining—including mining water.
  • Fr. John Rausch: I put a jar of orange water on the table, and people know that’s filled with iron, arsenic, and more, drawn from the neighborhood. I then ask—where do kids play? 

 

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Elizabeth Marcus rolls out on Transportation Tuesday during January's No Impact Week with YES!

 

 
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