Keyword: sustainability

    Sharing is Good

    Sharing is Good

    How to Save Money, Time and Resources through Collaborative Consumption

    Society is at a crossroads. We can either continue on the path of consumption at any cost, or we can make new choices that will lead to a happier, more rewarding life, while helping to preserve the planet for future generations. Unfortunately, we …

    related subjects: New Economies
    Raising Goats Naturally

    Raising Goats Naturally

    The Complete Guide to Milk, Meat and More

    Complete self-sufficiency may seem out of reach, but for more and more of us, increasing our self-reliance as much as possible is the order of the day. Incorporating dairy goats as the centerpiece of a diversified homestead can be the key to …

    Small Stories, Big Changes

    Small Stories, Big Changes

    Agents of Change on the Frontlines of Sustainability

    A remarkable cast of characters inhabit the pages of this book. Meet Tim Toben, who developed a high rise with the lowest energy consumption of any building in the southeastern United States, was foreclosed upon, and lost millions in the process. …

    related subjects: Social Responsibility
    Unlearn, Rewild

    Unlearn, Rewild

    Earth Skills, Ideas and Inspiration for the Future Primitive

    Picture a world where humans exist, like all other living things, in balance. Where there is no separation between 'human' and 'wild'. Unlearn, Rewild boldly envisions such a world, probing deeply into the cultural constraints on our ability to lead …

    related subjects: Resilience
    Life Rules

    Life Rules

    Nature's Blueprint for Surviving Economic and Environmental Collapse

    Corporate capitalism has ravaged the planet the way HIV ravages the human body, triggering a Critical Mass of cascading environmental, economic, social and political crises. Economic and climate instability, collapsing ecosystems, peak fossil fuels …

    related subjects: Cultural Critique
    Toward Sustainable Communities

    Toward Sustainable Communities

    Solutions for Citizens and Their Governments - Fourth Edition

    The need to make our communities sustainable is more urgent than ever before. Toward Sustainable Communities remains the single most useful resource for creating vibrant, healthy, equitable, economically viable places. This comprehensive update of …

    related subjects: Social Responsibility
    The Permaculture Handbook

    The Permaculture Handbook

    Garden Farming for Town and Country

    by Peter Bane
    foreword by David Holmgren

    The urban landscape has swallowed vast swaths of prime farmland across North America. Imagine how much more self-reliant our communities would be if 30 million acres of lawns were made productive again. Permaculture is a practical way to apply …

    Sacred Acts

    Sacred Acts

    How churches are working to protect Earth's climate

    by Mallory McDuff
    foreword by Bill McKibben

    Stories from across North America of contemporary church leaders, parishioners and religious activists who are working to define a new environmental movement, where honoring the Creator means protecting the planet.

    Sacred Acts documents the diverse …

    related subjects: Climate Change