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Resources

Just Released: Curing Affluenza

Richard Denniss, chief economist of the Australia Institute, has just released a new book called Curing Affluenza: How to Buy Less Stuff and Save the World.  He confronts the culture of exploitation and waste by discouraging affluenza and encouraging materialism.   If that has you intrigued, go here to read a review of the book. 

Other Resources will be posted on the Earth Link Facebook page as they are advertised. Go to https://www.facebook.com/earthlinking

Sustainable Living

War on Waste

In the wake of the ABC series, and as part of the environmental commitment of the Sisters of Mercy, resources have been posted at 

Handy resources on Sustainability

·        This resource has been developed in Washington by the Intercommunity Peace and Justice Centre :http://www.ipjc.org/Sustainability_booklet.pdf

·        Eco-Parish Guide: The Global Catholic Climate Movement developed this resources in the USA and it may need to be adapted: https://catholicclimatemovement.global/eco-parish/

·        Ten things you can do to care for our Earth: This Parish Guide has been developed by the Uniting Church in Victoria: http://greenchurch.victas.uca.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/ten-things.pdf

Recycling Tips

These sites will facilitate your recycling: www.freecycle.org and  www.swapshuffleshare.com

Links for Recycling

Check out this site for useful info and strategies: http://recyclereducereuse.org/index.html 

Although this site is from the USA it contains many helfpul suggestionshttp://www.homeadvisor.com/article.show.Environmental-Home-Remodeling-Recycling-and-Composting.17357.html   Thanks to a group of our readers for this link.

Ethical Consumption

The Ethical Consumer Group provides you with guides for sustainable shopping and more: http://www.ethical.org.au/

Home Composting

This guide to home composting was supplied by one of our readers. It is USA based but contains some useful information:  https://usinsuranceagents.com/home-composting 

 Information Guide on Green Cars

This guide was provided by one of our readers:   https://www.titleproloans.com/resources/green-cars-and-the-environment/

Purchase ecobins for home or work

You can purchase bins online at http://www.ecobinonline.com.au/products/Combo-Pack-1.html

Sustainable Seafood App

This app is a guide to purchasing seafood wisely: http://www.sustainableseafood.org.au/pages/download-the-free-app.html