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Toolbox for Sustainable City Living: A do-it-Ourselves Guide

Toolbox for Sustainable City Living: A do-it-Ourselves Guide

The tools you need to create self-sufficient, ecologically sustainable cities “A surprisingly effective model for connecting people with dreams to the resources they need.” —Austin Chronicle With more than half the world’s population now residing—and struggling to survive—in cities, we can no longer afford to think of sustainability as something that applies only to forests and fields. We need sustainable living right where so many of us are: in urban neighborhoods. But how do we do it? That’s where Toolbox for Sustainable City Living comes in. In 2000 the dynamic Rhizome Collective transformed an abandoned warehouse in Austin, Texas, into a sustainability training center. Here, with their first book, Scott and Stacy, two of

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Oakland, California: Towards A Sustainable City

Oakland, California: Towards A Sustainable City

“There are many good books focused on the theme of sustainability and cities. However, very few books examine how the three sectors of organizational life in a city — the private, government, and non-profit — work toward sustainability in one particular city. Oakland, California: Toward a Sustainable City identifies some of the best projects, practices, and people who are contributing to the present and future sustainability of Oakland. Although the focus of the book might seem local — Oakland, California — the projects and practices are ones that can be replicable in any city. The book is unique also in identifying how religious organizations, that responded slowly to environmental issues, are very much involved in the sustainability o

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