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No Impact Man: The Adventures of a Guilty Liberal Who Attempts to Save the Planet and the Discoveries He Makes about Himself and our Way of Life in the Process

In conversation with Judith Lewis, environmental reporter
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Episode Summary
No toilet paper! No plastic containers! No new clothes! No eating out! Beavan discusses-and screens film clips about-- his family's yearlong experiment to live a zero waste lifestyle in New York City.

Participant(s) Bio
Colin Beavan is the author of Operation Jedburgh: D-Day and America's First Shadow War and Fingerprints: The Origins of Crime Detection and the Murder Case that Launched Forensic Science. His work has appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, Esquire, Mens' Journal, and many other national magazines. Beavan has appeared on NPR's All Things Considered, Talk of the Nation, and many other nationally syndicated NPR and commercial radio shows. He lives in New York City.