Kicking Consumerism


By Laura Wright Treadway

June 15, 2007

Audio File: http://archive.onearth.org/files/onearth/audio/32_compact_0706.mp3

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