Consumption: Week 3 of No Paper Cups and Hiking Yoga | The Interdependence Project

April 18, 2012 § Leave a comment

It’s week three of IDP’s Responsible Consumption month and my fellow bloggers’ posts have been entertaining and inspiring.  My pledge to refrain from using paper cups and single use plastics has been going swimmingly.  My pledge to open an account at a credit union…. not so much. « Read the rest of this entry »

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Consumption: Week 1 of No Paper Cups and Joining a Credit Union

April 4, 2012 § Leave a comment

For IDP’s Responsible Consumption Month we are committing to working mindfully with the momentum of our consumption habits and each choose specific areas of focus.  Here is my pledge:

• For the month of April I will be mindful of using paper cups, “to-go” containers and plastic bags.  Also I will open an account with a credit union so that my money is managed by a non-profit member-run financial institution rather than a for-profit Wall-Street-run banking corporation.
• I am doing this to engage more deeply with the concept of Right Action in my daily life.

I am interested in exploring the habitual use-and-throw-away mentality especially in relation to food and drink.  Also I am curious about manifesting responsible consumption in the arena of personal finance. « Read the rest of this entry »

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