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Chuck's green gesture

Marc Lefkowitz  |  12/01/07 @ 3:25pm

“Changes are much more powerful when talked about,” writes Chuck Ackerman in his latest journal entry about what it means to live green. Dubbing themselves the Gang Green, Chuck and his neighbors on Cleveland’s Near West side have discussed and invited experts into their living rooms who've offered tips on how to reduce their carbon footprint while maintaining their well being.

Chuck has been acting on his convictions and writing about it here since June. In this entry, he describes the process of designing and (hopefully next spring) creating a rain garden in his front yard, and why he’s doing it. It lead him to deeper reflection: however small our actions, “We need it all. Personal changes and big sweeping changes.” Read more.

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