Milwaukee Edition

Archive of: Conscious Consumption and Feature and NAPC

Title Issue
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
Eat Plastic-Free

Eat Plastic-Free

Plastic containers for food and drinks often contain unhealthy chemicals that contribute to toxic buildups in our bodies and landfills. Try these practical ways to avoid using them.

February 2012
Shop Smart

Shop Smart

Circulate your dollars within the community and align purchases with your values to enjoy multiple benefits, from shoring up local home values to ensuring access to regional produce.

November 2011
Water, Water Everywhere...

Water, Water Everywhere...

Despite water’s seeming abundance, we are rapidly overshooting Earth’s natural replenishment cycles. Thus, a vanguard of citizens, communities, farmers and corporations are thinking about water, and its management, in new ways.

October 2011
How to Green a Business

How to Green a Business

Sustainable business practices can go hand-in-hand with making more money, through cost savings, increased sales or both.

October 2011