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Black Friday Spoofs Have Come True, But You Don't Have to Join the Madness

As Hollywood spoofs become Black Friday realities, we need to fundamentally question what this says about our consumer-driven society.

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Break Free From the Carbon Confusion

By doing the math for you, "How Bad Are Bananas?" can help you be more realistic—and efficient—in your eco-conscious decision making.

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America the Possible: A Revolution Cookbook for a More Decent Society

In his new book, Gus Speth tells us the hard, necessary truth about the mess we’re in here in the United States—but he also offers hope.

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Etsy Goes Beyond Online Sales to Support Local Economies

Many of us know Etsy as a crafting and vintage sale website. But the Brooklyn-based company also supports entrepreneurs and communities directly.

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My Attempt to 'Buy Nothing New' This October

How hard is it to not buy anything new for an entire month? New Dream's AJ Crocker tries it out—and finds a world of abundance and creativity.

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Embrace the Risk: Shop With Recycled Containers

Want to reduce your plastic packaging waste? Consider bringing your own recycled containers when you go to the food store.

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Save Money and Have Fun: DIY Halloween Decorations

These five do-it-yourself decoration ideas will help you put your family and home in the Halloween spirit—without spending a ton of money.

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Easy Steps to Waste-Free School Lunches

By choosing to forgo packaged or cafeteria food, we can teach our children healthy eating habits and minimize the garbage that ends up at landfills.

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Want More Time? Give It Away!

New research shows that helping others can make us feel more "time affluent." New Dream Executive Director Wendy Philleo offers her tips.

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Small Steps to Help Your Child’s School Be More Healthy Today

Parents, teachers, administrators, and students can work together toward improving a school’s health and sustainability.

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