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Essential Composting Toilets

Essential Composting Toilets

A Guide to Options, Design, Installation, and Use

From wastestream to mainstream, a practical guide to composting toilet systems.

Composting toilets are a key feature for local resilience, money saving, water conservation, resource recovery, septic system replacement, and an improved bathroom …

Essential Rammed Earth Construction

Essential Rammed Earth Construction

The Complete Step-by-Step Guide

Everything you need to know to build with rammed earth in warm and cold climates.
Rammed earth – sand, gravel, and clay or lime/cement binder packed into forms – is a low-energy, high-performance building method, yielding beautiful, sustainable …

Elegant Simplicity

Elegant Simplicity

The Art of Living Well

Consumerism drives the pursuit of happiness in much of the world, yet as wealth grows unhappiness abounds, compounded by the grave problems of climate change, pollution, and ecological degradation. We've now reached both an environmental and …

related subjects: Progressive Leadership
Renewal

Renewal

How Nature Awakens Our Creativity, Compassion, and Joy

Foreword by Marc Bekoff

Why spend countless hours indoors in front of screens when being in nature feels so good? In learning why and how to nurture our emotional connection with nature, we can also regenerate the ecosystems on which we depend for …

related subjects: Conservation & Ecology
I'm Right and You're an Idiot - 2nd Edition

I'm Right and You're an Idiot - 2nd Edition

The Toxic State of Public Discourse and How to Clean it Up

The most pressing problem we face today is not climate change. It is pollution in the public square, where a toxic smog of adversarial rhetoric, propaganda, and polarization stifles discussion and debate, creating resistance to change and thwarting …

related subjects: Cultural Critique
When Kids Rule the School

When Kids Rule the School

The Power and Promise of Democratic Education

Education is ripe for democratic disruption. Students in most schools are denied fundamental social ideals such as personal freedom, public government, rule of law, and free enterprise. In our increasingly authoritarian post-truth world, …

related subjects: Education & Parenting