By Guest Contributor on November 2, 2011
Would you move to a smaller house in the name of greener living? How about a 130 square foot house?
By Becky Striepe on June 8, 2011
The folks at Unconsumption are working to raise awareness about consumerism in a fun, unique way!
By Becky Striepe on June 3, 2010
When 24-year-old Keara Schwartz bought her first home in Cincinnati, she was shocked at all of the stuff she “needed” to own as a homeowner: items ranging from a tall ladder to get leaves off the roof to a lawn mower or chain saw. She was a little bit overwhelmed at the cost and decided to do something about it.
By Becky Striepe on March 17, 2009
We live in a culture of new. Whether we’re talking cell phones or a pair of jeans with a hole in the knee, if something is worn out we’re supposed to replace it with a shiny new one. Sometimes it feels like folks consider mending and repairing almost quaint when it’s just as easy to hit up a big box store for a replacement. It doesn’t have to be that way! A needle and thread are your weapons against waste! Let’s arm up and get mending!