As a welcome slap in the face to smaller towns like Oak Park, Michigan, and Leawood, Kansas, that bafflingly prohibit such healthy, pro-community projects as vegetable gardens and Little Free Libraries in property owners’ own front yards, Chicago, Illinois is permitting property owners in greater Englewood to purchase city-owned vacant lots at $1 per parcel, and […]
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- FOOD + FARMING
- KEEP YOUR TECH ALIVE
- OFF THE GRID
- SOLAR ENERGY
- URBAN SURVIVAL
- ZOMBIES, ETC.
To help you explore the new and exciting sharing economy, we’ve collected four collaborative consumption trends poised to explode in the next year.
Listen to Insteading’s Loren Feldman talk about why he loves Bright Neighbor.
If you’re not interested in being trampled while searching for holiday gifts, but still want to take advantage of the good deals that are available on Black Friday, here are a couple of alternatives that will save you time, money, and your sanity.
A new Facebook app makes it easy to swap and share unneeded items with your local network, eliminating landfill waste and saving everyone money!
There’s no denying that people like to shop for new things. But the next time some New Yorkers purchase a new lamp or outfit for a night on the town, they’ll be helping to nonprofit organizations that benefit children in need.
Find out how one unique business model and an emphasis on social responsibility are helping to increase literacy around the world. (And you can help!)
Here are three ways that you can use that unwanted clothing to save money, meet a need, or make a difference in your community!