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Ecothrifty

Ecothrifty

Cheaper, Greener Choices for a Happier, Healthier Life

Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without - our grandmothers knew the importance of responsible, thrifty choices. But somewhere along the way we succumbed to the belief that we can get everything for next to nothing, have it shipped halfway …

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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 …

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Mobilizing the Green Imagination

Mobilizing the Green Imagination

An Exuberant Manifesto

Dysfunctional cities, catastrophic climate change, ever-deepening distance from nature - today we see environmental disaster everywhere we look. In Mobilizing the Green Imagination, philosophical provocateur Anthony Weston urges us to move beyond …

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The Interfaith Alternative

The Interfaith Alternative

Embracing Spiritual Diversity

Whatever your spiritual path, chances are that the primary tenets of your faith include universal love, acceptance and compassion.  Yet three thousand years after Moses, twenty-five hundred years after the Buddha, two thousand years after Jesus and …

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Stepping Lightly

Stepping Lightly

Simplicity for People and the Planet

While the voluntary simplicity movement has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years, it is still often stereotyped as being mainly concerned with a thrifty lifestyle. But simple living has much deeper implications than just cleaning closets or …

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Fostering Sustainable Behavior

Fostering Sustainable Behavior

An Introduction to Community-Based Social Marketing (Third Edition)

We are consuming resources and polluting our environment at a rate that is outstripping our planet's ability to support us. To create a sustainable future, we must not only change our own actions, we must educate and encourage those around us to …

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Less is More

Less is More

Embracing Simplicity for a Healthy Planet, a Caring Economy and Lasting Happiness

Our obsessive pursuit of wealth isn't working -- people are afraid and anxious; we're destroying the planet, undermining happiness, and clinging to an unsustainable economy.

But there's another way. Less can be More. Throughout history wise people …

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The Making of an Elder Culture

The Making of an Elder Culture

Reflections on the Future of AmericaÂ’s Most Audacious Generation

The Summer of Love. Vietnam. Woodstock. These are the milestones of the baby boomer generation Theodore Roszak chronicled in his 1969 breakthrough book The Making of a Counter Culture. Part of an unprecedented longevity revolution, those boomers …

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