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Break Free From the Carbon Confusion

Blog   |    by Elizabeth O'Brien   |    November 14, 2012

By doing the math for you, "How Bad Are Bananas?" can help you be more realistic—and efficient—in your eco-conscious decision making.

Musicians at the Cutting Edge of Eco-Awareness

Blog   |    by Amy Curtis   |    August 8, 2011

Some bands are working hard to lighten the heavy environmental footprint of their performances.

Phantom Loads: The Vampires in Your Home

Blog   |    by maryjo   |    June 26, 2008

What Are You Doing For Others?

Blog   |    by Mary Murphy   |    January 23, 2014

New Dream celebrates MLK Day with a community event all about sharing.

What’s the “Real” Climate Footprint of Your Community?

Blog   |    by Lisa Mastny   |    February 23, 2012

By measuring consumption-based greenhouse gas emissions, we can chart a path to more sustainable ways of living and doing.

Scarlet Letters, Invisible Badges, and Green Peer Pressure

Blog   |    by Kim   |    October 7, 2009

5 Ways to Simplify Back-to-School Shopping

Blog   |    by Krislyn Placide   |    August 20, 2012

Forget the crazy school shopping bonanza, and save some money—and your sanity—in the process.

Hooked on Stuff: The Black Days of Post-Thanksgiving Consumerism

Blog   |    by Ray Lumpp   |    November 27, 2012

What started as a celebration of prosperity has become something akin to a national addiction. Are we choosing stuff over joy?

Living the Dream: "Globe Squatters" Jolene and Patrick Dames

Blog   |    by Edna Rienzi   |    August 11, 2014

Two artists and filmmakers are house sitting their way around the world, with the mission of revolutionizing the way people travel.

SoKind – the "alternative" gift registry

Campaigns   |    August 2, 2017

When Planning Family Vacations, Don’t Forget the Train

Blog   |    by Suzita Cochran   |    March 7, 2012

Traveling by train can be a magical alternative to the high-stress world of airports and Interstates.

Top 10 Best (Free!) Green Apps

Blog   |    by Sarah Baird   |    August 8, 2013

Use technology to help go green with our top ten favorite smart phone apps: part two!

Off the Pedestal: Creating a New Vision of Economic Growth

Blog   |    by James Gustave Speth   |    June 3, 2011

A longtime environmental leader argues it’s time for the U.S. to reinvent its economy into one that focuses on sustaining communities, family life, and the natural world.