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Colin Beavan

Colin Beavan

Colin Beavan is the author of No Impact Man as well as two previous books that have absolutely nothing to do with the environment: Fingerprints: The Murder Case That Launched Forensic Science and Operation Jedburgh: D-Day and America’s First Shadow War. His writing has appeared in Esquire, The Atlantic, and the New York Times, and he posts regularly at No Impact Man. He lives in New York City.


<a href="">No Impact Week at Denison University</a>

No Impact Week at Denison University

For a week, Olivia Aguilar's Environmental Studies 101 class entered a world with no plastic water bottles, no paper towels, no food waste, and no carbon footprint. For one week, the class attempted to have as little impact on the environment as possible. The week-long experience draws inspiration from the book "No Impact Man"in which author Colin Beavan spends an entire year learning to carry on everyday life with little or no environmental impact.

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No Impact Man

Colin Beavan

For one year, Colin Beavan and his family forsake electricity, cars, packaged products and a host of consumer goods in order to make as little impact on the planet as possible -- and find themselves happier and healthier in the end. Beavan's online sensation is now an essential book of environmental advocacy and a high profile foundation.

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