Don’t Treat Soil Like Dirt

by Tilly Pick The evening of September 4th with the Boston Area Sustainability Group started like no other. Yes, it once again was a diverse group of sustainability-minded people: professionals deeply involved in the topic; “students”; career switchers and networkers; activists and advocates. All of them were passionate and curious. And, it once again was an … Continue reading Don’t Treat Soil Like Dirt

The Unsuspecting Impact of Minimalism on Sustainability

by Aaron Hersum and Tilly Pick It may be one of the most fundamental questions environmentalists ask- maybe less of a question and more of a concern: Is all the “stuff” we make and consume each day destroying our environment? This month, the Boston Area Sustainability Group (BASG) invited Juliet Schor, Professor of Sociology at … Continue reading The Unsuspecting Impact of Minimalism on Sustainability