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Sustainability: General Resources

In Developemnt

This guide is in development. We appreciate your patience as we build this guide and new sustainability services. 

Articles of Interest

The Cost of Reading: The Book Industry's Carbon Footprint by Senjuti Para, February 10, 2022. Book Riot.

How to Recycle Your Old Running Shoes and Apparel by Morgan Tilton, March 21, 2022. Runner's World.


What better way to stay up-to-date on the ever evolving nature of sustainability than a podcast? If you have suggestions to add to this list, please contact Joanna Goldfarb (jgoldfarb@rcls.org)

Feed: A Food System Podcast
Debates about the future of food have become more polarised than ever - and little attention is paid to why people hold genuinely different views. This podcast aims to fill this gap by exploring the evidence, worldviews, and values that people bring to global food system debates.

The Guardian's12-part series on climate change
This series follows the editor-in-chief of the Guardian as his team takes up the fight against climate change. 

Sustainability Defined
Each episode of our podcast focuses on a single topic that pushes sustainability forward. We explain each topic with the help of an experienced pro, place it within our organizational tree, and help our listeners define what exactly sustainability is,       episode by episode.

Continuing Education

Professional development opportunities produced by RCLS may be accessed via the RCLS YouTube Channel.

Some presenters agreed to have their webinars recorded, but not made public on YouTube. Those webinars are only accessible through a direct link sent by an RCLS consultant, or through this LibGuide. 

Search WebJunction for "Sustainability" webinars: https://www.webjunction.org/

To access archived webinars from a variety of providers on different topics, please visit the RCLS Online Professional Development Opportunities guide.

Local Resources