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Unformatted text preview: ; buyco?s (be?erworldshopper.org) Divestment (350.org) The AggregaHon Hypothesis AnH‐ConsumpHon, Ethical ConsumpHon, Fair Trade & other cerHﬁcaHons G REEN L IFESTYLES
Horton (2006) deﬁnes green lifestyles as “embodying a culturally produced awareness of environmental risks, rights, and responsibiliHes” Ex. No Impact Man G REEN L IFESTYLES :
T HEMES & P RACTICES
Voluntary simpliﬁers An2materialism Religious Environmentalists Interconnec2on Green Home Owners Conserva2on of resources Recycle Cloth bags CFL or LED light bulbs No kitchen paper products Thermostats low in winter Weatherized homes Run hot water heaters on low Short showers Baking soda for cleaning Clothes lines Grow their own food Cook from scratch Buy local Buy organic, Fair Trade Vegetarians/vegans/no red meat Rain barrels or rain gardens Reuse grey water Ride their bicycles to work Shop at thrij stores or consignment Own a hybrid vehicle 14 15 Dietz et al. 2011, Million Metric Tons Carbon, 7.4% of U.S. Emissions C OMMUNITY – CONTROLLED
R ENEWABLE E NERGY Electric CooperaHve Winthrop, WA InsHgated by the local community Scaled to community’s energy needs Funded and owned by the community Welcomed & accountable Built and managed to maximize local jobs L OCAL O RGANIC
Eagle Street Roojop Farm Greenpoint, Brooklyn near the East River Roojop Gardens Urban Farming VerHcal Farming Addressing food deserts vs. culHvaHng specialty markets T HE C LEVELAND M ODEL
Evergreen CooperaHves ‐ worker‐run green co‐ops
Ohio CooperaHve Solar (Ohio 25% solar by 2025) Evergreen CooperaHve Laundry Green City Growers CooperaHve ‐ hydoponic Addressing high unemployment rates (40%)...
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