Last week, I turned myself into a much-debated test subject for removing all screens before bed—and I have absolutely no guts to report that I actually slept really well. All week, every night. What a horrible discovery. I should let you know that I also spend a lot of unplugged time reading Charles Dickens’ tome, Great Expectations, hence the lengthiness. So, I’m going to rewrite the first sentence in a more modern way. Don’t watch…"COLUMN: Unplugging before bed actually works? What a horrible discovery"
Some people don’t recycle and compost enough, they already reduce their annual waste to almost zeroditch their clothes dryer or abandon flightand ready to take the next step in exploring the frontiers of sustainable living. For Manhattanite Josh Spodek, that means no refrigerators, which he counts as the biggest source of electricity use in his Greenwich Village apartment. Spodek started with the decision to go packaging-free and went from one step to the next.now he…"A fridge too far? Living sustainably in NYC by unplugging"