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Solutions for our Ecological Problems


Getting Started - Creation Care Starts at Home, a reflection by David Rhoads


To create a sustainable world, we must pursue transformation at all levels:


Regional and NationalEfforts by individuals are important, but will never be sufficient. Sustainability requires major changes in society, in terms of redesigning our economic systems.


Local Community Engaged citizens need to help create the growing local and global citizens movement, based on a shared vision and on democracy.


Individuals, both in terms of the level of individual congregation as well as our personal lifestyle at home and work.

The transfomations needed include changes in our:


PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION OF GOODS

Local and National Solutions
Short Description
Redesigning our Materials Production System

Individual Solutions
Simple Living
Recycling Electronics including Computers
Paper Use
Use non-toxic products:

Introduction: People’s “body burden” of contaminates
Indoor Air Pollution
Non-Toxic Bedding
Scotchgard and Teflon
Non-Toxic Children's Toys
Dry Cleaning
Choosing Safe Cleaning Products


PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION OF ENERGY

Local and National Solutions
Short Description
Redesigning our Energy System

Individual Solutions for Conserving Energy
Whole House Concept
Saving energy on Heating
Saving energy on Cooling
Air sealing and insulation
Appliances
Rebate and Tax Incentive Programs
How to get a professional audit


PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION OF FOOD

Local and National Solutions: Industrial Agriculture vs. Local Organic Agriculture
Short Description
Redesigning our Food System
Food Security

Individual Solutions
Sustainable Diet

CHANGING OUR USE OF LAND

Local and National Solutions
Short Description
Redesigning our Use of Land

Individual Solutions
Transportation design
Non-toxic Landscaping


CHANGING OUR USE OF WATER

Local and National Solutions
Short Description
Redesigning our Water and Waste System

Individual Solutions
Conserving Water


OTHER RESOURCES

Urban Aquaculture Manual by Jonathan Woods

 

 

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