Examples of this pattern in action:
The Global Living Project
Presents intensive summerschool sessions where students learn to calculate their "ecological footprint" and reduce it through behavioral changes.
Making Room on the Shelves for a New Generation of Greener Goods
Excerpt from an article by Jennifer Bogo in emagazine.com. The American supermarket has always offered a virtual cornucopia of goods, but never before has the selection been quite so eclectic, or so green. Scan the shelves today and find toothpaste that contains no saccharin, preservatives or dyes and comes in 100 percent recycled paperboard packaging; vegetable-based, biodegradable, chlorine-free laundry detergent; a colorful array of organic yogurts and ice cream that comes in unbleached paper pints. Flip through a catalog for flashlights and radios that generate their own electricity, or fleeces made from the soda bottles you may have recycled on your very own curb. Pick up the phone to call Grandma, and your long distance company automatically donates money to a worthy nonprofit.
Organizations whose work incorporate this pattern:
New Road Map Foundation
Center for the New American Dream
Andrews, Cecile. The Circle of Simplicity: Return to the Good Life. HarperCollins. New York, NY. 1998.
Dominguez, Joe and Vicki Robin. Your Money or Your Life. Penguin Books. New York, NY. 1999.
Merkel, Jimi. The Global Living Handbook. The Global Living Project. Winlaw, BC. 2000.
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