Below are some books recommended by the members of Greening Steyning, Bramber and Upper Beeding. All books can be ordered through Steyning Bookshop.
Home: Easy Tips for Everyday Sustainable Living by Neusch, Kezia
Having a happy, healthy home is a key part of our wellbeing, but how do we ensure the pursuit of our perfect living space doesn’t negatively impact on the environment?
Blogger and low-waste expert Kezia Neusch provides simple swaps and genius hacks to help you reduce your household’s ecological footprint, covering everything from how to break up with your tumble dryer and why your mid-morning snack might be harming the planet.
Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist
Remorseless financial crises. Extreme inequalities in wealth. Relentless pressure on the environment. Anyone can see that our economic system is broken. But can it be fixed?
In Doughnut Economics, Oxford academic Kate Raworth identifies the seven critical ways in which mainstream economics has led us astray – from selling us the myth of ‘rational economic man’ to obsessing over growth at all costs – and offers instead an alternative roadmap for bringing humanity into a sweet spot that meets the needs of all within the means of the planet. Ambitious, radical and thoughtful, she offers a new, cutting-edge economic model fit for the challenges of the 21st century.
How to Save the World For Free: (guide to Green Living, Sustainability Handbook)
There is no greater aspiration than saving the world. Natalie Fee’s upbeat and engaging book is a life-altering guide to making those changes that will contribute to helping our planet. Covering all key areas of our lives, from food and leisure to travel and sex, Natalie will galvanise you to think and live differently. You will feel better, live better and ultimately breathe better in the knowledge that every small change contributes towards saving our world.
The Sustainable(ish) Living Guide: Everything you need to know to make small changes that make a big difference
If you want to save the planet, but your to-do list is already pretty long and remembering your re-usable coffee cup feels like a Herculean task, then this is the book for you. Covering every aspect of our lives from the stuff we buy and the food we eat, to how we travel, work, and celebrate. This book provides stacks of practical, down to earth ideas to slot into your daily life, alongside a gentle kick up the butt to put your newfound knowledge into action.