Milwaukee Edition

Archive of: Conscious Consumption and Feature and NAPC

Title Issue
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
Rest in Peace

Rest in Peace

Today’s green ceremonies engage family members’ ecovalues and nature in an intimate, sustainable process favoring biodegradable caskets and no toxic chemicals. The movement is gaining in popularity across the U.S.

February 2013
Homemade and Heartfelt

Homemade and Heartfelt

This year, celebrate the true spirit of the season by creating useful homemade, sustainable gifts.

December 2012
Follow the Lifecycle

Follow the Lifecycle

Everything we use has a lifecycle, or duration of impact. Our cradle-to-cradle chart provides helpful comparisons.

October 2012
Urban Walkabout

Urban Walkabout

Explore the multiple benefits of urban walkability and learn how to initiate movements towards your own more walkable hometown.

July 2012
Around the Campfire

Around the Campfire

Today, the American wilderness we love to explore often suffers from human visitation. These simple trekking/camping guidelines help us tread more softly to preserve nature’s wonders.

June 2012
Greenwashing Update

Greenwashing Update

Which products truly walk the green walk? Ed Begley, Jr. offers expert know-how.

May 2012