Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Greenest Chicagoan

It's sort of an absurd notion for a story, but fun nonetheless. Who has the 'greenest' lifestyle in Chicago? The answer, almost not surprisingly, is Ken Dunn. The founder and director of the Resource Center rides his bike year-round, eats veggies he grows in his own backyard and heats his home with a wood-burning furnace. Sounds vaguely familiar... like a fairly traditional lifestyle, right? "Much of our country had a very frugal attitude in the late '40s, when I was first aware of household practices, and I've been trying to stay true to that," he told the Trib. To see the story, go here.

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