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One good thing about a recession - bad restaurants go bust

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<p>There's plenty that can be difficult in an economic downturn, so it's worth trying to look on the bright side wherever you can. &nbsp;</p>

How can we disentangle consumerism and celebration?

<p><span style="font-size: small;">Reflecting on Halloween, I wonder, why do American festivities involve an abundance of unnecessary and increasingly disposable stuff?</span></p>
<p><span style="font-size: small;">A few examples:</span></p>
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The real core of problems

<p>I think a congratulation is in order &ndash; to the American people and to planet Earth. Finally, the US gets a president who over some time has understood that we have some big problems: 'Change we can believe in'.

Live more simply...

<p>Thanks to my friend Oliver, I just finished reading Ervin Laszlo's 2006 book <a title="Chaos Point by Ervin Laszlo" href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/Chaos-Point-World-Crossroads/dp/074992716X/ref=s... target="_b

Vectrix: A Good, Clean Company

<p><img style="float: right;" src="http://vectrix.com/img/interior/bike-image-company1.jpg" alt="" width="158" height="239" />The <a href="http://greenhome.huddler.com/products/vectrix-electric-maxi-scooter">Vec... electric scooter</a> is good, clean fun.&nbsp; With a top speed of 62 miles per hour and a range of up to 68 miles per charge, <a href="

Requisite Components of a Successful Renewable Energy Feed-In Tariff

Any major environmental initiative which seeks to change the status quo or move people from outmoded practices toward sustainability must be cultural. In other words, people must adopt the change not only because it makes sense but because it feels good.

Sustainable Tourism and THISD: What is this About?

<p>Sustainable Tourism (ST) has a number of similar definitions by different organizations. In summary, it is the relationship between one of the largest global economic sectors, the Travel and Tourism Industry, and the principles of sustainability.

Preserve: Disrupting product design status quo, holding earth in highest regard

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Hippies? Yuppies? What does the fair trade consumer look like?

<p>Scruffy. Sandals. Tie-dye. Granola. Grateful Dead. Fair trade?<br /> <br /> Even a few years ago, most people associated sustainable consumption with a sort of neo-hippie San Francisco liberal archetype.

Transportation and Affordable Housing

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