Every step mankind takes has an impact on the environment from spending to eating to wasting. The Global Footprints series uncovers the big issues around global warming and talks to the people who are walking in the right direction when it comes to finding solutions.

Six episodes. Approx. 25 minutes each

Show descriptions:

Smaller, Greener, More Flexible Homes

Mini homes are popping up everywhere for a reason. After transportation and agriculture, housing is the most resource intensive industry in the Western World. A smaller home leaves a smaller footprint on the Earth in every measurable way. Fewer trees cut down, less earth bulldozed, less petroleum burned, less steel mined and less use of every natural resource. You’ll explore wonderful options from re-purposed shipping containers to an energy producing machine.

Going Green Room By Room - How To Live An Eco Friendly Life

Can you really go green in every room of your home? Yes you can! Find out how to save money in your laundry room, bedroom, bathroom, living room and even your garden with these tips and tricks on how to live a more eco-friendly life. Conservation is the way to go!

Sustainable Furniture and Design - Renewing Waste

Making environmentally good choices when furnishing your home is easier than you think and can make a big impact on the planet. This program teaches the value of re-purposing salvaged materials into original furniture and how to find sustainable furniture and other green items. Renew, revive and restore!

Ecological Intelligence - How To Be A Responsible Shopper In A World Of Overconsumption

Did someone say green retail therapy? Reducing your footprint begins with your shoes. It’s time to say no to plastics and yes to energy saving products, glass bottles, organic cotton diapers and clothes made from recycled fabrics.

Organic Farmers and The Ecological Farming Movement

The food we choose impacts the environment in many ways. The food production industry has undertaken radical changes in recent years. Everything from what we grow, to how we grow it, to biological engineering, has altered the food production business. Learn about soil management, how to run an organic operation, where our food comes from and just how simple healthy eating can be.

Transportation - Greener Cars, Biodiesel & Designing Cities Less Dependent On Fossil Fuels

This program explores your options as the automotive industry moves towards greener cars. In conjunction, we’ll look at ways of redesigning or retro fitting neighborhoods to better balance cycling, public transport and cars within their overall infrastructure. So lets take a look at the transportation industry and the way of the future.