Parents Eco Book Club
This is the Eco Wheel™ parents’ reading list. All the books are hand selected to provide parents with engaging reading about living and parenting sustainably.
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The Ultmate Guide to Green Parenting
By Zion Lights
A factual, evidence-based book that gives a non-preachy guide to parents on how to bring up a child, in a more environmentally friendly way. Tackling important subjects like vaccinations, readers are offered a cohesive and scientific-evidence based argument, rather than opinion. If you’re a parent looking for something that can support your desire to make more eco-sustainable choices, without expecting you to overhaul your life in order to achieve change, this is a great book.
JUNO is a print and digital bi-monthly magazine which promotes a natural approach to family life and inspires and supports parents as they journey through the challenges of parenting.
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Zero Waste Home
By Bea Johnson
The guru of zero waste living, Bea Johnson shares her tips on going waste-free in all aspects of your life from food to holidaying to parenting. Full of practical advice and tips for what is probably a more extreme version of what most people would set out to achieve, it can certainly inspire change in the right direction.
How to save the world for free
By Natalie Fee
Natalie Fee is an ‘award-winning environmental campaigner, Author and speaker’ and her new book will make you both laugh and cry. Most importantly though, her book will motivate you to think and act differently in every-day life, for the good of the environment. With tips and advice on making small changes to the most common place activities (like making a cup of tea), we can all make more eco-conscious choices that really make a difference.
ISBN-10: 178627499XISBN-13: 978-1786274991
No one is too small to make a difference
By Greta Thunberg
Great Thunberg is the teenage climate activist that has inspired a global climate movement and gained international recognition from world leaders. This book collates many of her speeches that have made history and inspired a nation to take action on climate change, no matter how small you are.
ISBN-10: 0141991747 ISBN-13: 978-0141991740
How Bad are Bananas?
By Mike Berners-Lee
In an impressive fete, Mike Berners-Lee has meticulously worked out the carbon footprint of over 100 items. He gives us a breakdown of what makes a difference, and what is less important, thus allowing the environmentally-conscious individual to focus their attention where it really matters.
ISBN-10: 1846688914 ISBN-13: 978-1846688911
We are the Weather
By Jonathan Safran Foer
Highlighting the impact our diets and specifically, the meat industry has on our ecosystem, this is Jonathan Safran Foer’s second book aimed at focussing the attention on what we eat. This is an extremely important message, and offers well researched information on the subject, even if he does receive some criticism for appearing hypocritical due to his struggle to ditch the meat himself.
ISBN-10: 0241363330 ISBN-13: 978-0241363331
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