Resources

Here's a list of our favorite resources, including videos, books, tips, and commentary. If you have suggestions for items to add, please let us know!

Let's Pollute!

Oscar-nominated "Let's Pollute!" spoofs a 1950s-style educational film, giving us information and advice on how to be better polluters. Through this clever reversal, the film holds a fire to our destructive consumer culture.

On the Web: http://www.letspollute.com

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American Dream: The Film

The story of a country living in a culture of endless resource consumption, yet needing to become a country of sustainability and community.

On the Web: http://wordpress.americandreamthemovie.com/?page_id=132

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Tags: Redefining the dream

True Wealth: A Plenitude Economy

In Plenitude: The New Economics of True Wealth, economist and New Dream board co-chair Juliet Schor offers a groundbreaking intellectual statement about the economics and sociology of ecological decline, suggesting a radical change in how we think about consumer goods, value, and ways to live.

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Hundred Dollar Holiday: The Case for a More Joyful Christmas

Environmentalist Bill McKibben is the author of Hundred Dollar Holiday: The Case for a More Joyful Christmas. I’ve been called my share of names, but the only one that ever really stung was "grinch." The year that a few friends and I started the Hundred Dollar Holiday program through our r...

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GoodGuide: Green Product Information at Your Fingertips

How can we be sure that we're making the right decisions before we get to the checkout line? GoodGuide is a helpful resource that puts all the dimensions of a product at your fingertips.

On the Web: http://www.goodguide.com/

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Tags: Beyond consumerism

Staycations: Cheaper, Greener, and More Relaxing Vacations

Rather then deal with all of the airport madness and the stress of feeling the need to be everywhere and do everything, why not just stay at home and do whatever you want?

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