Sustainable Mill Valley

Recommended reading
The following is a list of recommended reading on sustainability and related topics. Click on the title of a book to check the availability in the Mill Valley library and other libraries in Marin.


Natural Capitalism - Paul Hawken, Amory Lovins and Hunter Lovins

Nourishing Traditions - Sally Fallon

Earth from Above - Yahn Arthus-Bertrand (Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1999) Spectacular picture book
Also available in a youth version

Cradle-to-Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things - William McDonough and Michael Braungart

Green Building Guidelines Home Remodeling - Alameda County Waste Management Authority
Green Building Guidelines New Home Construction - Alameda County Waste Management Authority

Eco-Economy: Building an Economy for the Earth - Lester R. Brown & Earth Policy Institute

State of the World 2002 by Worldwatch Institute

Sustainable Planet: Solutions for the 21st Century - Edited by Betsy Taylor & Juliet Schor
Covers diverse aspects of how to restore balance to our planet and our lives. Authors include Bill McKibben, Vicki Robin, William McDonough.

Fatal Harvest, the Tragedy of Industrial Agriculture - Edited by Andrew Kimbrell

Raising Kids Who will Make a Difference - Susan V. Vogt
Unique thoughtful guide to raising socially concious kids addressing materialism, racism, and global awareness

Tips for Parenting in a Commercial Culture
Good Times Made Simple: The Lost Art of Fun
Both by Center for a New American Dream


YES Magazine



Trading Democracy - Bill Moyers

Kids and Chemicals - Bill Moyers

Public Exposure: DNA, Democracy and the Wireless Revolution

Unsafe at Any Speed - Ralph Nader (about SUV's)

Escape from Affluenza

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