Milwaukee Edition

Archive of: Conscious Consumption and Feature and NAPC

Title Issue
Ever-More-Green in 2014

Ever-More-Green in 2014

Light bulbs, toothbrushes, slow cookers—there’s a multitude of small things we can change for a planet-friendlier lifestyle.

January 2014
Green Merry Making

Green Merry Making

A few simple tweaks can make our holiday celebrations more fun for the family and more friendly for the planet.

December 2013
Crafting a Green Holiday

Crafting a Green Holiday

Fun ways to be creative, be kind to the planet and gussy up your house for the holidays—all at the same time.

November 2013
Shop with the Planet in Mind

Shop with the Planet in Mind

Green shopping means knowing the eco-cost of our choices – such as the fact that it takes 630 gallons of water to produce one hamburger.

October 2013
Schools Go Green

Schools Go Green

From pre-K to college, schools are exploring environmental strategies to reduce waste and build sustainability.

September 2013
Go Plastic-Free

Go Plastic-Free

Plastic is everywhere in our home, but we can start taking baby steps to reduce its impact on our health and the environment.

August 2013
A Green Night’s Sleep for Travelers

A Green Night’s Sleep for Travelers

Thank goodness we’ve graduated beyond simply reusing towels. Hoteliers are going green by repurposing everything from surrounding lands to soaps, iPads, kitchen scraps and water.

July 2013
Clutter-Taming Tips

Clutter-Taming Tips

Feeling overwhelmed by “stuff”? You’re not alone—70 percent of Americans feel buried by clutter. Our professional organizers share tips for getting around common clutter-based roadblocks.

May 2013
Going Electric

Going Electric

Clean and sustainable mobility is within reach, and the pioneering policies of local governments can help accelerate the transition from gas-powered to electric and hybrid vehicles.

April 2013
Recycling Everyday Refuse

Recycling Everyday Refuse

Ever wonder what happens after your blue bin is emptied? All that recyclable plastic, aluminum, glass, paper and cardboard helps the environment, because it reduces landfill—but it’s also transformed and repurposed for a second, useful life.

March 2013