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NO IMPACT WEEK
Joy, Passion and Parties for the Environment
Media artist, Mindfulness coach, Lover of nature
Let's ditch the the 99% slogan. In these dire circumstances we must be the 100% -- not because it sounds better, but because all 100% of us are deeply intertwined. We have no choice about this, and to start from any other place will leave us missing the fundamental pieces of transformation.
How Going Greener Saved One Woman $21,950 a Year
LearnVest is a program for your money.
The No Impact Project certainly was a challenge, but I never doubted the worth of the experiment. Deep inside of me I knew it was the right way to live.
The Sacred Table: Biblical Wisdom vs. Disposable Products
Rabbi Mary Zamore
Editor, "The Sacred Table: Creating a Jewish Food Ethic"
Last Rosh Hashanah, I challenged myself to minimize the use of plastic ware and other food related disposables. Did I become no-impact woman? No. However, I made a huge paradigm shift.
Finding the Divine in Community on Shavuot
Rabbi Edward Bernstein
Rabbi, Temple Torah, Boynton Beach, FL, GreenFaith Fellow
On Shavuot, we are reminded that our communal effort to bring healing to the planet and fellow human beings is covenantal work imbued with the spirit of the Divine.
Weekly Mulch: With D.C. in GOP Hands, Environmentalists Must 'Fight Harder'
The Media Consortium
Network of Leading Progressive Independent Journalism Organiza...
"It's worth remembering that Upton was once considered among the most moderate members of the GOP on the issue," writes Kate
Colin Beavan: How does "No Impact Man" talk about Progress?
Data Journalist, Cyclist, Author
When I first heard about Colin's stunt two years ago, I had two main concerns. The first is that environmentalism often fails
American-Bashing Misses the Point When Climate Talks Fail
No Impact Man
The problem is not the "American" way of life. It is that the way of life in the United States is largely under the control of corporations.
Garbage Moguls: God Bless the Eco-Capitalists
Author & Journalist
While these eco-capitalists are pouring their blood, sweat, and presumably some tears into the next great industrial revolution, Colin Beavan has a handy list of tips on how you and I can create less trash.
We Are a Nation of Oiloholics: Instead of Ranting at Oil Companies, Pols, Let's Look in the Mirror
No Impact Man
When an alcoholic leaves a bar and drives into his third wreck, do you blame the bartender or the alcoholic? When a society addicted to fossil fuels experiences an oil spill, do you blame the company that drilled for oil or the society that uses it?
No Impact Week Film Highlights HuffPost Readers' Participation (VIDEO)
Working Films made a short documentary about The No Impact Project, the experiment of Colin Beavan, aka No Impact Man, to
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
No Impact Project Week: Participate With Huffington Post October 18th
This week will give people the opportunity to examine and reduce their ecological footprint by taking part in a short and intense period of conscious consumption supported by local and online communities.
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The Art of Eating In
Communications Director, FoodCorps
Cathy Erway made a radical decision: in New York, this capital of restaurants, in this city of buying and spending, she was going to stay in and cook.
What's Cooking This No Impact Week
Writer, Editor, Critic
Food is the focus of this fourth day of the eight-day "week" and if you find shopping at the farmer's market no challenge, take on foraging for your meals instead.
Energy Bookshelf: Ten More Worth Your Time Than Super Freaky Crap
Blogging for a prosperous, climate-friendly future. http://get...
The authors of
super(freaky)star status means that they and their travesty of a book will get attention despite its non-truthful truthiness and misleading mediocrity on climate-change.
Double Duty: Tips for Lowering Impact in the Kitchen
Author, Cook, Meditation Teacher
What is intriguing about Double Duty for me is how to use the method to inspire some yummy innovations in food like caramelizing a butternut squash or smoking a pepper.
HuffPost Readers' Local Food Dishes (PHOTOS)
One part of No Impact Week last week was to focus on eating local, sustainable and/or organic food in order to be conscious
No Impact Week: Your Reflections
If possible, send us a video about your experience that tells or shows us in under two minutes how things went. You can also
Want to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint? Reduce Your Trash Footprint!
The Product Policy Institute has recently released two new reports that confirm product and packaging waste contribute forty-four percent of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions.
No Impact Week: A Few Thoughts on Getting from Here to There
Blogger for Natural Resources Defense Council's Switchboard
Instead of buying a new car, I bought a Vespa. And you know what? It has turned out to be the perfect complement to my alternative transportation lifestyle.
No Impact Week: The Most Ridiculous, Wasteful Consumer Products Ever (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
A major theme throughout No Impact Week has been consumption, and how much we buy (and waste!) that is unnecessary. Here
Life Cycles of Consumable Goods: Lower-Impact Shades of Green
The Queen of Green
Understanding the "life-cycle" of any consumable good offers a fairly accurate sense of how "green" it really is -- basically, where things come from and what happens to them when we are done with them.
Consumed With Guilt
Actor, Activist, Filmmaker, Humanist
Can we transform from a society of consumers to a culture of sustainability? I think we can because history has shown that the human spirit is capable of so many things. Like going to the moon. Yes, we can.
Taking on No Impact Week From Abroad: Lima's Transportation System Sucks
Conservation & Natural Resource Management Professional | ...
Reducing consumption is hard enough, but doing No Impact Week in a country where the buses are dangerous and the air pollution is much higher than what is healthy -- that's a challenge.
No Impact Week: An Exercise in Mindfulness
Author, Cook, Meditation Teacher
As I read the No Impact Guide my spirit lightened. We were being asked to pay attention, be honest with ourselves and let go of preconceived notions, even our concept of what we need to make ourselves happy.
Eco Etiquette: Stop Wasting Food! How To Plan A Special Diet Dinner Party
Environmental journalist and author of Unlatched: The Evolutio...
-Kat Praise the potluck. Given that we're in the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, I say it's time to unabashedly
Target Accused Of Organic Food Fraud
Ever wonder if the organic-labeled milk you're drinking is really organic? If you purchased it at Target, it might not be
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