At the end of each module in our new course, Road to Zero Waste, we share a handful of additional resources to support your learning. We’ve compiled them in one place for easy access.
Read the full article that inspired the conversation about somatics and its role in climate action with our guest expert for Module 1.
A tool to help you more specifically describe where exactly you’re located on the vast range of human emotions.
Founded in 2016 by Tricia Hersey, The Nap Ministry examines the liberating power of naps. They believe rest is a form of resistance and reparations. We’re sharing Hersey’s work as an additional resource to help you with countering a culture of disconnection with embodiment. As Hersey says: “Rest is a spiritual practice, an ethos, a mind shift, a reconnection. Always available to us.” Consider how you might incorporate more rest into life every single day.
It can be challenging to clearly understand what work needs to be done regarding zero waste + sustainability. Deepa Iyer created a framework to support us in mapping our roles in social change ecosystems. When we know our roles, we can more clearly answer the question: “what needs to be done?”. This framework is designed to help individuals, networks, and organizations align and get in right relationship with social change values, individual roles, and the broader ecosystem. Which role(s) resonate most with you?
DOT’S HOME is a single-player game where DOT (Dorothea Hawkins) travels through time to key moments in her family’s history to see how individual decisions— however seemingly inconsequential, let alone right or wrong — have long-lasting collective impact. Watch the trailer and then play the game.
Enjoy this quick (less than 4 minutes) introductory video to the circular economy! This clip is perfect for beginners looking to gain a basic understanding of the concept.
Browse through the many resources shared by Latoya through the clickable links available in her guest expert presentation slides.
A fun tool to explore the many different principles of circularity. This free, downloadable resource was created by Dr. Jan Konietzko and will help you ideate solutions that can be implemented in your organization or community.
Inspired Reading List
A short list of books we’ve read or are currently on our reading list that speak more deeply on topics mentioned in the course.
- Fresh Banana Leaves by Dr. Jessica Hernandez
- Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer
- Rooted in the Earth by Dianne D. Glave
- A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind by Harriet A. Washington
- Sand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World by Tyson Yunkaporta
- Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature by Janine Benyus
- Emergent Strategy by adrienne maree brown
- The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron
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