Saturday, August 27, 2011

Phone Booth Flashback

Welcome to the Phone Booth Flashback, where we take a trip down memory lane so you can catch up on posts from the Booth's past.

Last Year:
Collective Roots: Jess at Sweet Eventide introduces GPB readers to Collective Roots, which is doing cool things — like organic gardens at K-12 schools.

First Fundraisers of the Year: Going Green Mama laments the "buy more crap" message that fundraisers give our kids... and gives kudos to fundraisers with more eco-thought behind them.

Meatless Monday: Comfort Food: Greenhabilitator talks Potato & Leek Soup.

You Better Believe It: EnviRambo looks at less-than-green social situations. What is one to do when faced with a styrofoam plate at a family gathering?

Conscious Shopper Challenge: Join a Swap Network: From Freecycle to bartering, there are many groups / approaches to furthering our goals of non-consumption.

Green to Gold: Green Bean gives the rundown on the rummage sale that raised money for her sons' school, and shares other ideas for fundraisers with little environmental impact.

Two Years Ago:
Plastic Pollution: Sometimes photos tell the story better than words. Jess of Sweet Eventide shares an example of photos telling the plastic pollution story.

The Greenhabilitator Takes on Her Family First: Kellie muses over her family's green failings, and decides to do a compact, which she calls a "fast for environmentalists." She notes, "It can be almost painful at times, but it reminds you of what is really important in life, what is needed versus wanted, and it stimulates your creativity as well."

Livin' the Good Life: Guest writer Karen Moser-Booth reviews Colin Beavan's No Impact Man. If you haven't read the book, this post will tell you why you should.

Chocolate: From Bean to Bar: The Conscious Shopper recaps what she learns at a chocolate tasting. Check out this post to learn about bean-to-bar and handmade chocolate — and why it is better for the Earth, for you and for the cocoa farmers.

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