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Why Bottled Water is (Still) Not the Answer

Blog   |    by Michele   |    March 18, 2008

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.

Bottled Water-Free Holidays: A First Step in Kicking the Bottled Water Habit

Blog   |    by Anna Awimbo   |    December 3, 2015

Trying to find a way to wean yourself off the bottle? Why not start with a holiday pledge.

Go Antiquing, Help the Environment

Blog   |    by Anja Jewel   |    September 19, 2013

Looking for a way to decorate your home in an eco-friendly manner? Try antiquing and used furniture!

Small Steps to Help Your Child’s School Be More Healthy Today

Blog   |    by Terra Wellington   |    September 25, 2012

Parents, teachers, administrators, and students can work together toward improving a school’s health and sustainability.

Creating a Guilt-Free Table

Blog   |    by Terra Wellington   |    January 9, 2013

No matter the extent of your choices, any guilt-free addition to your table is a win-win for you and the planet.

Thirsting for Green: The Color and Poetry of the Environmental Movement

Blog   |    by Kim   |    June 24, 2009

Tackling Holiday Consumerism With Creative Resistance

Blog   |    by Jenny Blair   |    December 7, 2012

A New Dreamer’s toughest challenge might be navigating the stuff-obsessed holidays. Here are some tips.

On Walking: A Simple Privilege with Powerful Benefits

Blog   |    by Jenny Blair   |    August 20, 2012

A simple act like walking can provide a sense of place, community, and happiness.

Finding Our Way Out of the Sprawl: An Interview with Mark Valentine

Blog   |    by Lisa Mastny   |    September 7, 2011

A sustainability consultant talks about the livability challenges facing U.S. communities today and the glimmers of hope he sees around the country.

New Dream Staff Picks: Books We Love

Blog   |    by Lisa Mastny   |    April 11, 2012

New Dream staff share their picks for the most inspirational books they've read on topics of consumerism, parenting, and work-life balance.

Reward Yourself with Time and Creativity in the New Year

Blog   |    by Wendy Philleo   |    December 19, 2011

A lot of people can’t stand New Year’s resolutions, but I enjoy thinking about all the possibilities when a fresh year lies ahead.

Helping Your Kids Give Back: 11 Fun Holiday Service Ideas for You and Your Family

Blog   |    by Edna Rienzi   |    December 6, 2012

Looking for ways to incorporate volunteering into your holiday season? It might just be your family’s favorite memory this year.  

Helping Your Kids Embrace a “More Fun, Less Stuff” Holiday

Blog   |    by Edna Rienzi   |    November 7, 2017

New Dream's Edna Rienzi shares six tips for how she gets her family on board with a simpler, yet more meaningful, holiday season.