Resources for a “No Impact Lent”
- Everything Is Free Arlington, MA Facebook group
Note: members must be approved
- Freecycle Arlington, MA
Note: account needed
- TheThriftShopper.com List of Massachusetts Thrift Stores by City Name
Books (all available via the Minuteman Library Network)
- Not Buying It: My Year without Shopping by Judith Levine
- The Moneyless Man: A Year of Freeconomic Living by Mark Boyle
- No Impact Man by Colin Beavan (see “Chapter 7: Conspicuous Nonconsumption”)
For a PDF version of these resources, click on the Week 1 heading above.
Note for the map resource: Before heading to a farm, farmers’ market, or CSA location, check the website or call to find out whether, how, and when you can access it.
Learn more about Arlington DPW‘s curbside recycling program – e.g., what’s required, what’s allowed, what’s not – and special programs for composting and textile recycling.