These lists are constantly evolving and being added to, and we welcome your suggestions. Please feel free to leave recommendations in the comments!
Looking for some other great blogs to read? May we recommend…
- Going Zero Waste
- Reusable Nation
- Trash is For Tossers
- Wasteland Rebel
- Zero Waste Chef
- Zero Waste Home
- Zero Waste Guy
More of a book person? Wahoo! We love books! All of the books below are linked to MaineCat, the Maine-wide library catalog. Support your local libraries, the original sharing institutions!
- F**k plastic : 101 ways to free yourself from plastic and save the world
- Garbology : our dirty love affair with trash
- Life without plastic : the practical step-by-step guide to avoiding plastic to keep your family and the planet healthy
- No impact man : the adventures of a guilty liberal who attempts to save the planet, and the discoveries he makes about himself and our way of life in the process
- Plastic-Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and You Can Too
- Radical Homemakers: Reclaiming Domesticity from a Consumer Culture
- The story of stuff : how our obsession with stuff is trashing the planet, our communities, and our health–and a vision for change
- Zero waste home : the ultimate guide to simplifying your life by reducing your waste
- Zero waste : simple life hacks to drastically reduce your trash
And here’s a whole list of “environmental protection- citizen participation” and “sustainable living” books available in MaineCat for you to browse!
Feel like catching a good podcast? We’ve been looking for some good zero waste podcasts to recommend. Some of the podcasts on this are not entirely focused on zero waste topics and some we have only only just begun to listen to, but here is a good smattering to get you started.
Or are movies more your speed? We hear ya’- sometimes seeing something can be an eye-opener in a way that no written description can. Here are some great titles to check out…
- The Clean Bin Project
- Just Eat It: A Food Waste Documentary
- Plastic China
- A Plastic Ocean
- The Story of Stuff’s website with free, streaming documentary videos, including The Story of Stuff, The Story of Microfibers, The Story of Bottled Water, and many more!
- The True Cost
- Wasted: The Story of Food Waste