Opt Out of Your Next Phonebook

A few weeks ago, I walked into my apartment building and after stepping over the usual piles of pizza coupons, marketing mailers and miscellaneous unsolicited mail that littered the entryway, I started the climb up three flights of stairs to my place. To my enviro-horror, each floor greeted me with this scene: a two- or…

Guide to Winter Biking

The winter months are best loved for their holidays and the return of the pumpkin spice latte, but for bicyclists, they might sadly signal that it’s time to put the bike away. Dropping temperatures, black ice, snow-packed roads – biking during winter is impossible, right? Not so fast! (No but seriously, slowing down is a…

Meatless Monday: Savory Oatmeal

Inspired by the Weekday Vegetarian movement to reduce meat consumption because of its well-documented impact on the environment, Footprint introduces a Meatless Monday series with creative and meat-free recipes to get you inspired. This week’s meal idea is savory oatmeal. It’s hard to beat oatmeal when it comes to inexpensive and easy breakfasts. It’s surprisingly packed with…