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Little Free Libraries Promote the Sharing Economy

Over the past five years, eco-friendly Little Free Libraries have popped up all over the world to provide people with free books and promote literacy.

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5 Children’s Books That Expertly Teach About the Environment

We all know that reading to our children every night …

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Recycling Mystery: Hardcover Books

Some of our younger readers may find it hard to …

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5 Captivating Recycling Books for Kids 5 and Under

Note: This post contains affiliate links, which helps fund our Recycling Directory, the most comprehensive in North America. The idea of recycling or repurposing things comes naturally to young children, as most are very crafty and resourceful….

5 Children’s Books That Expertly Teach About The Environment

We all know that reading to our children every night is important for their overall reading skills, but the content of the books we read also helps teach children important lessons. Caring for the planet, including plants and animals, and looking…

Little Free Libraries Promote the Sharing Economy

Over the past five years, eco-friendly Little Free Libraries have popped up all over the world to provide people with free books and promote literacy.

Book Author Shares Wisdom on Why ‘Sharing Is Good’

Beth Buczynski, author of Sharing Is Good: How to Save Money, Time and Resources Through Collaborative Consumption, delves into the reasons why sharing can feel difficult — and how a sharing economy can boost sustainability and human connection and…..

5 Popular Environmental Reads

There are many books that address ideas of nature and environmentalism.  A mix of non-fiction, fiction, personal essay and futuristic fiction – here is a short list of  five important and fun reads about our relationship with the world around…..

6 Tips (That You’ve Not Heard of) to Get Your Kids to Recycle

Blogger Donna DeForbes shares some new tips on how to get kids to recycle, from turning a stuffed animal into a recycling mascot to playing online games.

‘American Wasteland’ Author Jonathan Bloom Talks Food Waste

We all have a role to play in the food waste problem — and the solution, according to ‘American Wasteland’ author Jonathan Bloom. Read our Q&A with Bloom, and get his tips for reducing food waste.