All around the world, people will be celebrating Buy Nothing Day to take a stand against rampant consumerism and reclaim the holidays. What will you be doing on November 25?
Morgan Spurlock's new film exposes the subversive role of product placement in American media.
Learn how you can experience a magically spooky Halloween night without all the shopping, sugar, and excess waste.
Patagonia is asking customers to buy less and buy used—something that flies in the face of everything we know about commercial business.
On a quest to find a gender-neutral toy for her daughter, an inquisitive mother delves into the magical history of pink and blue branding.
The founder of Oregon's first tool library describes how he borrowed an idea and created a real resource for his neighborhood.
This week I had the opportunity to visit Portland, and it was refreshing to see so many efforts to grow a sustainable culture wafting out of the Rose City. There were some scary trends oozing out from there as well. But let’s start with the positive:
A group of nomadic bloggers inspires us to think beyond the white picket fence and to forge our own paths and destinies.
Growing our own food offers multiple benefits—for our health, our taste buds, and our pocketbook. So how much money are we actually saving?
These are tough times to be an optimist, especially if you care about the planet and are concerned about climate change. But it’s in my nature to be an optimist, so here are some encouraging movements afoot that we can build upon.