How to Be Alive

How to Be Alive

A Guide to the Kind of Happiness That Helps the World

Book - 2016
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Deeply concerned about the environment, Colin Beavan went on a year-long experiment to lead a zero net-impact existence in the middle of New York City. The project went far beyond the typical 'reduce, reuse, recycle' credo and had a profound effect on Colin and those around him, in the process prompting what he came to refer to as a 'lifestyle redesign.' His project, chronicled in a book, a documentary, and an ongoing lecture series, has provoked and inspired tens of thousands of people. He shares his own experiences alongside those of the many people he has met along his journey who have discovered thousands of transformational lifestyle adjustments - small and large - that offer both security and meaning in a world confronted by ecological disaster, failing economies, war and social injustice. In the process, he helps readers embark on the quest for a 'good life' of their own lives - both better for them and the world. Print run 75,000.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow Publishers,, 2016
ISBN: 9780062236708
Branch Call Number: 158 BEA 2016
Characteristics: 437 pages


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Jan 18, 2018

Came across this book after hearing about the No Impact Man documentary. I found a lot of beneficial wisdom in this book.

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