Milwaukee Edition

Archive of: Conscious Consumption and Feature and NAPC

Title Issue
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
Eco-Fashionista

Eco-Fashionista

This eco-conscious celebrity fashion model is taking “green threads” and a sustainable lifestyle mainstream.

September 2011
Green Chic

Green Chic

Innovation is shaping every facet of the eco-fashion industry—watch for these trend-setting, eco-wise textiles.

September 2011
Zippy E-Bikes

Zippy E-Bikes

Ditch the car for one of these fun, eco-friendly ways to get around town and beyond.

June 2011
Sustainable Beauty

Sustainable Beauty

Hey, there, Gorgeous—it’s easier than you think to beautify yourself without dirtying Mother Earth. Try these 21 simple tips to green your daily routine.

May 2011
A Greener Way to Dry Clean

A Greener Way to Dry Clean

Dry cleaning, traditionally far from green, has “cleaned up” its act with fresh, new technologies. Learn what to ask about and look for when seeking a responsible, green cleaner.

January 2011
Transition Towns

Transition Towns

While the government dithers about climate change, more and more neighborhoods are making the transition to becoming low-impact communities.

October 2010