Sustainable living can be a daunting concept. And making the transition to a green lifestyle is not as easy as it may seem. If you want to know more about living sustainably, here are some good reads that will inspire you to live green.
Clean House Clean Planet by Karen Logan
Some cleaning products contain chemicals and ingredients that can be potentially harmful to the environment. This book is an eye-opening read, especially for people who may be unaware of the toxic waste their household cleaning products are letting out into the environment. The author likewise shares helpful tips and guides on how to make your own cleaning and maintenance products using natural ingredients you can easily find at home.
Easy Green Living: The Ultimate Guide to Simple, Eco-Friendly Choices for You and Your Home by Renee Loux
This is a good read for anyone who wants to transition into a sustainable lifestyle one step at a time. It provides practical ideas on how to start living green at home and the different ways to reduce carbon footprint every day.
Green Lighting by Brian Clark Howard, Seth Leitman, and William Brinsky
This is a must-read for anyone who is clueless about compact fluorescent lighting (CFL), light-emitting diodes (LEDs), and other energy-efficient lighting fixtures and options? It serves as a helpful guide in making sense of the different options available that will prove handy when you want to switch to more eco-friendly lighting at home or at work.
Make Your Place: Affordable & Sustainable Nesting Skills by Raleigh Briggs
This is a practical read with plenty of DIY guides and ideas on how to live more sustainably. From growing your own garden to making safe and eco-friendly household cleaning products, this book has plenty of tips to offer.
The Urban Homestead by Kelly Coyne
The Urban Homestead is a fun and easy read for people who want to explore self-sufficient living and back or front yard gardening. It offers guides to DIY gardening projects including growing edible plants in small spaces. If you want to learn ways to be more self-sufficient with the food you eat, this book is for you.
Why We Buy: The Science of Shopping by Paco Underhill
Want to reduce your consumption? This title may just be the best way to start rethinking your habits as a consumer. It provides insights into how much needless things people tend to buy every month and how it ultimately affects the environment.