Resources, Reviews...


Review: Earth Community, Earth Ethics

While this book by Larry Rasmussen was written almost 20 years ago, it is still relevant as we search for a faith based approach to action for Earth.  The review highlights some of the key concepts and prepares the way for a reading of his more recent book, Earth Honoring Faith.

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Resources

Australia’s Carbon Bombs

"Carbon bombs" are fossil fuel projects that have the potential to cause serious climate damage. This interactive report from the Guardian looks at one of the biggest carbon bombs—right here in Queensland.

Green Vehicle Guide

Wanting to make an informed decision when purchasing your next vehicle?  Check out this guide:http://www.greenvehicleguide.gov.au/GVGPublicUI/home.aspx

Green Spirit Television, Canada

In preparation for the coming encyclical on the environment from Pope Francis, Green Spirit Television has produced a twelve-part video and lesson plan series, featuring Papal teachings, the Canadian Catholic Bishops Conference's (CCCB) recent document on Church Teachings on the Environment, along with a selection of key religious and lay leaders across the country who have worked for decades on initiatives and parish-based education to help Catholics become participants in this growing Church-based eco justice movement.

Sustainable Living

Recycling Tips

These sites will facilitate your recycling: www.freecycle.org and  www.swapshuffleshare.com

Links for Recycling

Check out this site for useful info and strategies: http://recyclereducereuse.org/index.html 

Although this site is from the USA it contains many helfpul suggestionshttp://www.homeadvisor.com/article.show.Environmental-Home-Remodeling-Recycling-and-Composting.17357.html   Thanks to a group of our readers for this link.

Thanks to a reader of our website for this link to info about composting: http://www.syntheticgrasswarehouse.com/composting-grass-table-scraps/   There may be adjustments that need to be made for our climate and conditions as the site is from New York.

Ethical Consumption

The Ethical Consumer Group provides you with guides for sustainable shopping and more: http://www.ethical.org.au/

Purchase ecobins for home or work

You can purchase bins online at http://www.ecobinonline.com.au/products/Combo-Pack-1.html

Sustainable Seafood App

This app is a guide to purchasing seafood wisely: http://www.sustainableseafood.org.au/pages/download-the-free-app.html