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Oregon Artists Transform Ocean Debris Into Knowledge

Blog   |    by Jennifer Prediger   |    April 11, 2012

Volunteers create art supplies out of marine trash and assemble the pieces into giant sculptures.

Giving Away Your "Declutter" to People Who Want It

Blog   |    by Dale S. Brown   |    May 28, 2012

Guest blogger Dale Brown offers tips on thoughtfully giving away things that you don’t need, rather than simply throwing them in the trash.

E-Waste: What to Do With That Old Gadget

Blog   |    by Lisa Mastny   |    January 17, 2012

Now that you've upgraded, why not make the responsible choice and donate or recycle your old equipment, rather than just dumping it in the trash?

New Infographic Shows Our "Hyper Consumption"

Blog   |    by Lisa Mastny   |    August 19, 2011

One of the root causes of our environmental problems is hyper consumption. We simply buy too much of what we don't really need.

VIDEO: How to Host a Clothing Swap – a fun way to declutter, refresh, socialize, and support a worthy cause (5 min.)

Videos   |    by New Dream   |    June 21, 2012

Suzanne Agasi of shows how to host a clothing swap at your home.

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.

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.

What to do if your office doesn't recycle

Blog   |    by Kim   |    June 9, 2009

New "Green" Films You Won't Want to Miss

Blog   |    by Mark Valentine   |    June 14, 2013

New Dream shares highlights from the recent San Francisco Green Film Festival.

Chris Jordan: Paparazzi of Garbage

Blog   |    by Amy Curtis   |    July 13, 2011

Jordan's work captures a reality that’s all too easy for consumers to ignore: that waste multiplies, rapidly.

This Holiday Season, Rethink Your Consumption Ethic

Blog   |    by Addison Del Mastro   |    December 16, 2013

How should we redefine what it means to be a consumer this holiday season?

Freecycling: Don’t Throw It Away, Give It Away

Blog   |    by Dale S. Brown   |    August 13, 2012

How can you assure that your unwanted items get to people who would find them helpful? Try Freecycling.

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.

Pumpkins: Use the goop, compost the rest

Blog   |    by Kim   |    October 7, 2009

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!