Milwaukee Edition

Archive of: Conscious Consumption and Feature and NAPC

Title Issue
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
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