Sustainable Living Resources
July 18, 2020
What is Sustainable Living? According to UNICEF, Sustainable Living is a method of limiting environmental impact through education, limiting waste, limiting emissions, conserving water, avoiding toxins, traveling responsibly, and advocating for change. All of these actions are done with the intention of creating a better planet and helping the environment for future generations.
That is a lot to take on and understand! Sustainable Living can be an aspect of many different parts of life, from travel to food to recycling and shopping. Check out some of the resources the library has to start thinking about the steps you can take!
Sustainability Made Simple is an introduction to sustainability and sustainable living that explores the relationship between everyday life and the intricate global environmental issues of today, including air and water pollution, deforestation, and climate change. Rosaly Byrd and Laurèn DeMates offer an optimistic yet realistic perspective of our impact on the environment, giving much needed guidance to those who are interested in finding new and relatively easy ways to incorporate sustainability into daily life.