Catch the No Impact Man movie but wondering what to do next? Now there's an easy way for you to get going green.
HuffPost Green and HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Initiative have just announced a partnership with the No Impact Project, the non-profit started by author and film subject Colin Beavan. The result is No Impact Week, starting October 18th, which will "give people the opportunity to examine and reduce their ecological footprint by taking part in a short and intense period of conscious consumption supported by local and online communities."
HuffPost will soon post a detailed guide on how participants can reduce their ecological impact one day at a time. "No, not everyone has to completely give up their cars and shut off their power; the guide gives many achievable levels of reducing your footprint and you can pick the goals that are right for you," writes HuffPo. (Sign up here.) And note that the organizers are hoping people from all political viewpoints will take part.
Throughout the week we'll be having HuffPost bloggers write about their experiences, and we'll invite the community to report by sending in photos, videos and commentary. We will also have a Twitter stream using the hashtag #nipweek and a Facebook group for people to connect to us and each other as they take the No Impact challenge. You can also follow the No Impact Project on Twitter for tips during the No Impact Week.
The No Impact Project will also be providing how-to content, video discussions with Colin and ways for participants to engage and connect with one another on its website.
Sounds like a worthy and engaging project. Hey, if weightloss clubs, marathons and book groups can all help people stay motivated, than why not No Impact Week?
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