Milwaukee Edition

Archive of: Conscious Consumption and Feature and NAPC

Title Issue
Arts & Crafts

Arts & Crafts

Is one person’s trash really another’s treasure? According to a Durham, North Carolina-based arts and crafts store, it is.

September 2010
Affordable Vacations

Affordable Vacations

Enjoy rich experiences while cutting costs and doing good for communities here and abroad. Here are some ways to travel, get involved and avoid tourist traps while walking lightly on the Earth.

July 2010
Bike to Work

Bike to Work

People might start commuting by bicycle to improve their fitness, save money or support sustainability, but they continue because it’s fun.

July 2010
Dare To Repair

Dare To Repair

Whether we happen to be game for a do-it-yourself project, or prefer to avoid anything to do with tools, tape, thread and glue, resources abound to help us transform what’s in need of a makeover.

April 2010
Living Simply

Living Simply

By wanting—and sometimes, doing—less, we create more space for the things that really matter. When an individual first chooses to live on a smaller, more human scale, the other values seem to fall in line.

November 2009
A Conversation with No Impact Man

A Conversation with No Impact Man

From November 2006 to November 2007, New York City author Colin Beavan, his Prada-wearing wife Michelle and 18-month-old daughter, Isabella, went on a yearlong reduce-recycle-reuse odyssey to cut down on their daily ecological footprint.

November 2009
The Bright Green Future

The Bright Green Future

Going green is not just a trend—it’s a full-scale shift that’s taken place across the consumer landscape in every market. As the market continuously shifts toward healthier options, companies that produce everything from cars to cosmetics to clean energy systems are responding with greater options and lower prices.

October 2009
Green School Supplies

Green School Supplies

Billions of dollars are spent each year on school supplies for children, which impacts our environment greatly. Here are some things to remember when it comes to being eco-conscious with these purchases.

August 2009
Hot Buys on Cool Cars

Hot Buys on Cool Cars

The environmentally conscious showroom shopper can take advantage of the opportunity to step into a wealth of intriguing models, sweetened by a buyer’s market.

June 2009
A Conversation with Bill McKibben

A Conversation with Bill McKibben

April 2009