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Embrace the Risk: Shop With Recycled Containers

Blog   |    by Jake Giessman   |    October 15, 2012

Want to reduce your plastic packaging waste? Consider bringing your own recycled containers when you go to the food store.

The No-Plastic Holiday Challenge

Blog   |    by Kim   |    December 10, 2008

Easy Steps to Waste-Free School Lunches

Blog   |    by Tovah Paglaro   |    September 25, 2012

By choosing to forgo packaged or cafeteria food, we can teach our children healthy eating habits and minimize the garbage that ends up at landfills.

How a Group of Kids Bagged the Disposable Bag in Boulder, Colorado

Blog   |    by Kate Bailey and Kate Nelson   |    March 17, 2016

What decades of education and outreach couldn’t accomplish, a group of high school students could.

Artist Critiques Social Norms and Our Consumer Culture

Blog   |    by Lisa Mastny   |    September 26, 2011

Undermining the status quo with provocative artwork and a healthy dose of wit and humor.

Lessons from a Waste-Obsessed Traveler

Blog   |    by Laura Calderon   |    September 19, 2012

What would it take to make people conscious of their wasteful practices? One world traveler ponders the question.

Making the Shift to Zero Waste Living

Blog   |    by Julie Fathy   |    February 23, 2017

A zero waste lifestyle might seem hard to implement and complicated to follow. But by taking small steps, you can make it a reality.

Want to Give ONE Holiday Gift That Keeps on Giving?

Blog   |    by Lisa Mastny   |    December 10, 2013

Make it an attractive reusable water bottle. Here are our top seven reasons why—some of which may surprise you.

Treat Yourself to a Less Wasteful, More Meaningful Halloween

Blog   |    by Amy Curtis   |    October 19, 2011

Learn how you can experience a magically spooky Halloween night without all the shopping, sugar, and excess waste.

How to Create a Zero Waste Easter Basket

Blog   |    by New Dream   |    March 22, 2017

Challenge yourself to create an Easter basket that will produce no garbage that would be sent to landfill.

Have a More Fun, Less Stuff Easter

Blog   |    by Edna Rienzi   |    March 22, 2017

Easter doesn't have to be yet another commercialized, excessive celebration. You can still participate in all the fun without the waste and stress. 

Living the Dream: Brooke Moore, Minimalist and No-Regrets Purger of "Stuff

Blog   |    by Edna Rienzi   |    March 25, 2016

A few trips to drop off stuff at her local thrift store became the first steps in what would become a beautiful journey to minimalist living.

Top 5 Eco-Friendly Public Sculptures

Blog   |    by Sarah Baird   |    August 13, 2013

Across the United States, 2013 has been a major year for public art installations with a larger mission.

Green Dieting Without Gimmicks: Seeking a Healthy Relationship to Food

Blog   |    by Kim   |    July 6, 2009

Can the Rewards of Travel Outweigh the Planetary Costs?

Blog   |    by Amy Curtis   |    January 17, 2012

Despite the environmental repercussions, traveling also makes one appreciate the Earth.