New Dream Publications

Kids Unbranded: Tips for Parenting in a Commercial Culture

Our updated guide is designed to give adults a greater understanding of the excessive advertising that children face today, as well as practical tools to push back against the onslaught.

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Step-by-Step Guide: Breaking the Bottled Water Habit in Your Community

Join the movement to say no to bottled water! In New Dream's Step-by-Step Guide to Breaking the Bottled Water Habit in Your Community, you'll find the tips and resources you need to get a campaign started today. Also available in Spanish!

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COMMUNITY ACTION KIT: Guide to Going Local

The Guide to Going Local is full of ideas and advice on how to strengthen the local economy in your town: through buying local, highlighting new entrepreneurs, instilling local pride, investing locally, and more.

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The first guide in the New Dream Community Action Kit is all about sharing: everything from starting a tool library to organizing a solar cooperative, from holding a clothing swap to launching a time bank.

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Simplify the Holidays Booklet

Our popular booklet offers practical tips for making your holiday season more meaningful, with more joy and less stuff.

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Conscious Consumer Shopping Guide

For tips on buying responsibly, check out our Conscious Consumer Shopping Guide, which covers everyday items from baby goods to seafood.

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Good Times Made Simple: The Lost Art of Fun

Packed with inexpensive, non-commercial ways to spend time with your family - an antidote to video games, TV, and trips to the mall.

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New Dream's Wallet Buddy

This cleverly designed paper sleeve wraps around an ATM or credit card and offers a list of possible questions to ask before making a purchase.

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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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More Fun, Less Stuff Starter Kit

A fun, easy-to-use book packed with practical tips on how to simplify your life; free up time, money, and personal energy; and protect the environment.

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