Our extended summer reading list
Because some of us are definitely escaping this summer through books, we thought we’d publish an extended summer reading list. This is a follow-up to the initial list shared in our July radio show. We hope you enjoy it!
Restart @school session 6: Mobiles, lithium batteries and critical raw materials
Mobiles help us talk about miniaturisation – and material consequences. We delved into the topic of “critical raw materials”, learning about recycling rates, and need to slow our consumption. Then we changed mobile batteries
Material gifts, durability and our common future
This clickbait headline caught our attention: “Suck it, Hippies: Study Shows Material Gifts Can Bring Happiness”. But we need greater insight than a six-week psychology study.
Share your social network to unleash a global Restart
On Cyber Monday, and the beginning of climate talks in Paris, we want to give real, concrete actions for individuals to take to make a change. We need your help, and your social network reach.
Tiny houses, decluttering and late consumerist disorders
The “declutter” and “tiny house” trends are a consumerist purging. They run the risk of becoming transformed from ways of thinking to passive services and a pret-a-ocuper products. It is comparatively easy to throw or give away. It is harder to change our relationship with stuff.