Sustainable Minimalism

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The Aspiring Minimalist's Guide to Living Consciously and Contributing to a "Greener" Tomorrow

"This is the perfect book for people that want to find a realistic roadmap to sustainable living." ―The Holistic Millennial

Eco-minimalism is a hot-button issue right now, and for good reason. Living a life with less can be the key to saving our precious planet.

Break the consumption cycle. There's so much to do, and way too much to buy. Whether it's through late night TV ads, social media, or other sources of influence, we are addicted to buying and then storing things. Sometimes we consume with no regret and other times we realize that we're doing more harm than good to our wallets and our homes. It's a constant cycle―one that many are longing to break. Who wants their hard-earned money to go toward something that soon ends up in a landfill?

A guide to eco-minimalism with a plan that is realistic. Manufacturing "stuff" exploits Earth's precious (and finite) resources. And then there's the harsh reality of where it all goes. Our discarded possessions ultimately head to landfills and contribute to environmental pollution, releasing greenhouse gases during breakdown and decomposition. Sustainable Minimalism is the solution. Empower yourself to incrementally incorporate the tenets of sustainable minimalism into your home and life. Learn to master the easiest tasks first and build upon your successes―a practical and stress-free process. Now that's sustainable!

A blueprint for sustainability and stress management:

  • How to gain greater mental clarity and increase your free time with fewer possessions
  • Environmentally friendly ways of decluttering and organizing
  • Ways to improve your financial stability, while going green at the same time
  • How to get organized and operate a zero-waste home

If you enjoyed books like Zero Waste Home, The Minimalist Home, or The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, you'll love Sustainable Minimalism.

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ISBN-13: 9781642505016
ISBN-10: 1642505013
Pagini: 224
Dimensiuni: 127 x 178 x 20 mm
Greutate: 0.27 kg

Notă biografică

Stephanie Marie Seferian is a mother and former educator of literature who believes that incremental minimalism is the key to saving our shared planet.

She has had a number of solo features in both Reader's Digest and Thrive Global; her eco-friendly bathroom tips were also picked up by NBC News. She regularly appears on fellow podcasts including The Minimalist Moms Podcast, The Spark Joy Podcast and The Women! Inspired Podcast, to name a few. Her own podcast-The Sustainable Minimalists Podcast-enjoys a 4.7 average Apple Podcasts rating and over 5 thousand unique downloads per recent episode.

Stephanie has two young daughters, a yellow Labrador Retriever, and a husband who loves to compost.


PART 1 The Current Landscape

  1. Consumerism's consequences
  2. Why we overbuy (and how to stop)
  3. The better way

PART 2 The Low-Hanging Fruit

  1. The benefits of a shopping ban
  2. The 4 pillars of responsible decluttering
  3. On-the-go sustainability
  4. The low-waste parenting rulebook
  5. You get a capsule wardrobe! And you get a capsule wardrobe!
  6. Non-toxic cleaning? Yes, please!

PART 3 The Middle of the Tree

  1. Less plastic now
  2. Your complete kitchen overhaul
  3. Meal plan success

PART 4 Get the ladder

  1. Shop savvy & secondhand
  2. Why self-sufficiency matters
  3. Raising eco-conscious kids

Part 5 Conclusion

  1. Minimalism maintenance