Reduce Waste Through Sustainable Living Practices

Posted on June 30, 2021

by April S

Talk of sustainable living is all the buzz, but what exactly does it mean? According to Dictionary.com, the word sustainability, in relation to environmental science, refers to “the quality of not being harmful to the environment or depleting natural resources, and thereby supporting long-term ecological balance.”

Discussions around sustainable living often focus on practices that allow individuals or groups to meet their basic needs (food, water and shelter) without harming the environment or negatively impacting the availability of resources for future generations.

Under the umbrella term “sustainable living,” you’re likely to come across a variety of related sub-topics of interest like homesteading, eco-friendly lifestyle, self-reliant living, waste minimization and so much more.

In this blog post, you’ll find a variety of titles related to sustainable living, eco-friendly practices, and becoming self-reliant.

Cover of The Ultimate Self-Sufficiency Handbook: A Complete Guide to Baking, Crafts, Gardening, Preserving Your Harvest, Raising Animals and More Cover of The Ultimate Self-Sufficiency Handbook: A Complete Guide to Baking, Crafts, Gardening, Preserving Your Harvest, Raising Animals and More

The Ultimate Self-Sufficiency Handbook: A Complete Guide to Baking, Crafts, Gardening, Preserving Your Harvest, Raising Animals and More

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Sustainable Happiness: Live Simply, Live Well, Make a Difference

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Ecothrifty: Cheaper, Greener Choices for a Happier, Healthier Life

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Attainable Sustainable: The Lost Art of Self-Reliant Living

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Self-Sufficiency for the 21st Century: The Complete Guide to Sustainable Living Today

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Step-By-Step Projects for Self-Sufficiency: Grow Edibles, Raise Animals, Live Off the Grid, DIY

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The Weekend Homesteader: A Twelve-Month Guide to Self-Sufficiency

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Cover of Homesteading: A Backyard Guide to Growing Your Own Food, Canning, Keeping Chickens, Generating Your Own Energy, Crafting, Herbal Medicine, and More Cover of Homesteading: A Backyard Guide to Growing Your Own Food, Canning, Keeping Chickens, Generating Your Own Energy, Crafting, Herbal Medicine, and More

Homesteading: A Backyard Guide to Growing Your Own Food, Canning, Keeping Chickens, Generating Your Own Energy, Crafting, Herbal Medicine, and More

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Homesteading from Scratch: Building Your Self-Sufficient Homestead, Start to Finish

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Cover of The Sustainable(ish) Living Guide: Everything You Need to Know to Make Small Changes That Make a Big Difference Cover of The Sustainable(ish) Living Guide: Everything You Need to Know to Make Small Changes That Make a Big Difference

The Sustainable(ish) Living Guide: Everything You Need to Know to Make Small Changes That Make a Big Difference

Cover of I Quit Plastics: 60+ Lifestyle Recipes to Cut Waste, Live Clean and Change the World Cover of I Quit Plastics: 60+ Lifestyle Recipes to Cut Waste, Live Clean and Change the World

I Quit Plastics: 60+ Lifestyle Recipes to Cut Waste, Live Clean and Change the World

Cover of Zero Waste: Simple Life Hacks to Drastically Reduce Your Trash Cover of Zero Waste: Simple Life Hacks to Drastically Reduce Your Trash

Zero Waste: Simple Life Hacks to Drastically Reduce Your Trash

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Cover of The Zero-Waste Lifestyle: Live Well by Throwing Away Less Cover of The Zero-Waste Lifestyle: Live Well by Throwing Away Less

The Zero-Waste Lifestyle: Live Well by Throwing Away Less

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Cover of Sustain: 50 Easy Tips for a Cleaner, Greener, Plastic-Free Home Cover of Sustain: 50 Easy Tips for a Cleaner, Greener, Plastic-Free Home

Sustain: 50 Easy Tips for a Cleaner, Greener, Plastic-Free Home

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101 Ways to Go Zero Waste

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