Instead of buying stuff which takes a lot of resources to make, store and eventually to dispose of, how about renting, bartering, sharing the cost and ownership of items you don't use very often? Here's an article that discusses this more, albeit not from an environmental standpoint: http://articles.moneycentral.msn.com/SavingandDebt/LearnToBudget/why-own-when-you-can-rent.aspx?page=1
Remember, I have one copy of the following books to give away to my readers:
Dear Mom by Melody Carlson
Enduring Justice by Amy Wallace
Mama's Got a Fake I.D. by Caryn Dahlstrand Rivadeneira
To enter the random drawing for one or all of these books, just e-mail me at email@example.com. Indicate which book you would like (you can enter the drawing for one, two or all three books). Winners will be announced on Friday, May 8th.