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Kicking Consumerism

Could you endure 30 days of consumer celibacy – one whole month without buying anything new (well, virtually anything)? Writer Wendee Holtcamp gave it a try, and it wasn’t easy. OnEarth Magazine senior editor Laura Wright talks with Wendee about the challenges and rewards of resisting our throwaway culture.

» Read My 30 Days of Consumer Celibacy, from OnEarth's Summer 2007 issue

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Brooklyn-based journalist Laura Wright Treadway is a contributing editor to OnEarth and a former senior editor at the magazine. With degrees in environmental science and geology, as well as stints at Scientific American and Discover, she's also our f... READ MORE >