Keyword: social responsibility

    Fixing Fashion

    Fixing Fashion

    Rethinking the Way We Make, Market and Buy Our Clothes

    With sales of more than US $500 billion a year, the fashion industry is one of the most important sectors of the global economy, employing millions of men, women, and often children in the developing world. And yet its record is far from pretty. The …

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    Dude Making a Difference

    Dude Making a Difference

    Bamboo Bikes, Dumpster Dives and Other Extreme Adventures Across America

    You want to do something for the planet, but what? Change a light bulb, install a low-flow faucet, eat organic? How about ride 4,700 miles across America on a bamboo bicycle, using only water from natural sources, avoiding fossil fuels almost …

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    The Pet Poo Pocket Guide

    The Pet Poo Pocket Guide

    How to Safely Compost & Recycle Pet Waste

    Eighty-three million dogs and ninety-six million cats call the US home. Dogs alone produce enough waste to fill more than 1,091 football fields 1 foot deep in a single year. Add billions of plastic pick-up bags to the mix, and season well with tons …

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    The Better World Shopping Guide: 5th Edition

    The Better World Shopping Guide: 5th Edition

    Every Dollar Makes a Difference

    While we generally try to make our vote count every four years, few of us realize that our most immediate power to shape the world is being squandered on a daily basis. Every dollar we spend has the potential to create social and environmental …

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    Magnifeco

    Magnifeco

    Your Head-to-Toe Guide to Ethical Fashion and Non-toxic Beauty

    In the wake of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh—the worst garment industry accident in recorded history—the words "fashion disaster" acquired a new and much more sinister meaning. Commentators suggested that the tragedy was …

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    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 …

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    Living in the Shadow of the Cross

    Living in the Shadow of the Cross

    Understanding and Resisting the Power and Privilege of Christian Hegemony

    Over the centuries, Christianity has accomplished much which is deserving of praise. Its institutions have fed the hungry, sheltered the homeless, and advocated for the poor. Christian faith has sustained people through crisis and inspired many to …

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    Underminers

    Underminers

    A Guide to Subverting The Machine

    To undermine something is to weaken its very foundation in order to bring about its eventual collapse.

    Underminers is a radical guide to dismantling the industrial machine. The first section of the book deconstructs the Tools of Disconnection - the …

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