Milwaukee Edition

Archive of: Conscious Consumption and Feature and NAPC

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Everyday Sustainability

Everyday Sustainability

We can easily green up our lifestyle by making simple choices on everything from food to clothes to cleaning supplies.

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Troubled Waters

Troubled Waters

The supply of fresh H2O essential for human health is dwindling with pollution and development, but a wave of support is building to claim clean water as a basic human right.

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Eco-Friendly Dating

Eco-Friendly Dating

Is it hard finding that special someone who really “gets” you? Online green dating sites can connect you with a world of like-minded prospects.

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Green Congregations

Green Congregations

From lobbying to solar energy to recycling, congregations are working to care for our sacred planet.

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Dangers in the Cosmetic Bag

Dangers in the Cosmetic Bag

Made-in-USA cosmetics commonly include toxic ingredients banned in the European Union; a nifty phone app can help us know when to take a pass.

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Greening America's Games

Greening America's Games

From LED lights to low-flow toilets to compostable drink cups, American stadiums are dramatically reducing their environmental impact.

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Green Arts

Green Arts

With a little research, we can make beautiful art and crafts using non-toxic supplies from planet-friendly sources.

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Food Gleaning

Food Gleaning

By picking what’s left behind in the fields, nonprofit groups are providing fresh, healthy food to millions nationwide.

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The Teeny-Tiny Vacation Option

The Teeny-Tiny Vacation Option

Ever longed to try out downsizing? Teeny-tiny rentals a tenth the size of an average home are springing up at vacation sites ranging from national forests to urban centers.

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Toxin-Free Beauty Salons

Toxin-Free Beauty Salons

Nail polish, hair dyes and hair straighteners are typically loaded with toxic chemicals, but there are healthier alternatives.

December 2014