As conscious consumers we put in a lot of work to preserve what matters to us and we face a lot of challenges. It’s not easy to be an environmentalist and read news about Trump’s plans to limit the EPA and increase fossil fuel extraction.… Read More
More and more Americans are realizing the downsides of our over consumption and the upsides of returning to the basics.
Apart from improving quality of life, the minimalists featured in this documentary are drastically reducing their environmental impact. As we learned in the start of this 30 day guide, the biggest thing we can do to shrink our environmental impact is to decrease our consumption.… Read More
China produces about 80 Billion pairs of disposable chopsticks every year. That’s about 20 Million 20 year old trees. And you can bet the US’s addiction to plastic silverware isn’t much better…
Some progressive restaurants are moving toward eco-friendly to-go packaging and utensils, but even so, we are putting way too much energy and resources into single use products than is necessary.… Read More