You want to do something for the planet, but what? Change a light bulb,
install a low-flow faucet, eat organic? How about ride forty-seven
hundred miles across America on a bamboo bicycle, using only water from
natural sources, avoiding fossil fuels almost completely, supplying
your few electrical needs with solar power, and creating nearly zero
|Sound crazy? Maybe. But
not if you're Rob Greenfield. Then it sounds like a pretty amazing way
to bring your message to as many people as possible, and to have a
great time doing it. Dude Making a Difference
is Rob's first-person account of his incredible adventure in radical
sustainability. Join him as he pedals from coast to coast in three and
a half months while:
Creating only 2 pounds of trash Using just 160 gallons of water Eating
284 pounds of food from grocery store dumpsters.
This one-of-a-kind travelogue will inspire you to reexamine your
relationship with the earth's resources. Rob's captivating stories of
life on the low-impact road are rounded out by practical guides to help
you reduce your personal ecological footprint and plan your own
Day 43: June 1st in Omaha.
"Before noon I headed down to the
farmers' market and was excited to score some fresh, local food. It is
still early in the season so it was somewhat slim pickings, but I
managed to get some spinach, mustard greens, radishes, rhubarb, honey
and tomatoes. All of it was exquisite."