Hello, my dearest eco-warriors!
Marina Wright here, your devoted companion on this journey towards a greener planet. Today, I’m delving into the realm of literature, because what’s more comforting than curling up with a good book? Well, how about a book that also empowers you to save the planet? Here are some of my favourite zero-waste books that will not only entertain you, but also educate, inspire, and guide you on your path to sustainable living.
1. “Zero Waste Home: The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Your Life” by Bea Johnson
Our literary journey starts with the woman who kick-started the zero waste movement. Bea Johnson’s book serves as a brilliant beginner’s guide, filled with practical tips and inspirational stories about her own journey. Packed to the rafters with advice on how to declutter and simplify, it’s a treasure trove for anyone keen to dip their toes in the zero wastewater.
2. “101 Ways to Go Zero Waste” by Kathryn Kellogg
This book, written by the voice behind the popular blog ‘Going Zero Waste’, is a fantastic handbook for those ready to dive deeper. Kathryn Kellogg offers a wealth of practical advice on topics ranging from beauty to travel, all with an engaging and empathetic tone. Truly, it’s a guide that whispers encouragement and wisdom every step of the way.
3. “No. More. Plastic.: What You Can Do to Make a Difference” by Martin Dorey
From the founder of the #2minutebeachclean movement, this book is an urgent call to action. Dorey tackles the plastic problem head-on, offering actionable advice for anyone looking to reduce their plastic consumption. It’s a powerful reminder that every little bit helps, and we all have the potential to make a difference.
4. “The Zero Waste Chef: Plant-Forward Recipes and Tips for a Sustainable Kitchen and Planet” by Anne-Marie Bonneau
For the foodies among us, this book is a must-have. Anne-Marie Bonneau shares not only mouth-watering, plant-forward recipes, but also strategies for reducing food waste, shopping sustainably, and making the most of your ingredients. If you’ve ever wondered how to cook up a storm while keeping your environmental impact to a minimum, this book has the answers.
5. “Fuckk Plastic: 101 Ways to Free Yourself from Plastic and Save the World” by The F Team
Pardon the language, but sometimes, strong words are necessary to spark change. This practical guide by The F Team is filled with humour and bold ideas to help you free yourself from plastic, once and for all.
These books have left indelible marks on my zero waste journey, each page turns to bring me one step closer to a greener lifestyle. I hope they inspire you, too. Remember, every little change counts and your efforts are contributing to a bigger, global shift. Let’s turn those pages, and turn the world green!
Until next time, keep reading and keep reducing!