The Guide to Being a Good Human for the Earth: How to Live Sustainably

The Guide to Being a Good Human for the Earth: How to Live Sustainably

by Travis Ramsey

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Overview

This is a guide to being a good human for the earth. How can we live on this planet sustainably so we can have a good quality of life for many generations to come? This book provides quick and practical information on how to live sustainably. The first section, “Foundation of Living Sustainably,” gives you an overall understanding of how you can think about living sustainably and why. The second section, “The Guide to Living Sustainably,” details the straightforward things you can do to live more sustainably. The third section, “Sustainable Concepts You Should Know,” provides a brief explanation of terms, concepts, organizations, etc. related to living sustainably that you should be aware of. Lastly, you can take a quiz to calculate your Good Human Score to see how well you are living sustainably and where you can improve.

I believe that we can live in balance with the earth and maintain a healthy biodiversity without sacrificing our quality of life. The solutions and knowledge are already here. All we need is broader awareness and the will to change. I hope that this book can bring more awareness to the general population and inspire change.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780578638331
Publisher: Travis Ramsey
Publication date: 04/03/2020
Pages: 116
Product dimensions: 4.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.29(d)

About the Author

Travis Ramsey started a process improvement consulting company in 2006. After building up the company and implementing hundreds of technology solutions to improve businesses for 12 years he sold the company in 2018. Now Travis uses his energy to help the world live in a sustainable way through consulting, education, influence, and implementation of sustainable projects.

Table of Contents

Foundation of Living Sustainably:


  • The Four Principles of Sustainable Living
  • How to Adopt Sustainable Living
  • Why Should You Care to Live Sustainably?
  • The Need for a Strong World Government
  • The Most Impactful Things You Can Do


Guide to Living Sustainably:



  • Opt In for Clean Energy with Your Energy Provider
  • Get Solar Panels or Wind Turbines at Your House
  • Reduce Electricity Usage
  • Weatherize and Seal Your House
  • Use Less Air Conditioning and Heating
  • Use Low-Energy Appliances
  • Use LED Lights
  • Live in a LEED-Certified Home
  • Eat Less Meat
  • Don’t Waste Food
  • Eat Sustainably Grown, Regenerative Food
  • Buy Sustainable Fish
  • Buy Local
  • Buy in Sustainable Packaging
  • Eat at Restaurants That Source Sustainable Food
  • Buy Less Stuff
  • Repair Your Stuff
  • Buy Used Products
  • Sell or Gift Your Stuff
  • Buy Sustainably Made Clothing
  • Buy Products Made of Sustainable Materials
  • Use Reusable Shopping Bags
  • Use Reusable Containers
  • Use Rechargeable Batteries
  • Use Reusable Napkins
  • Picnic with Reusable or Compostable Plates and Forks
  • Use Paper-Only Envelopes
  • Buy and Receive Sustainable Gifts
  • Use Eco-friendly Cleaning Products
  • Add a Microplastic Filter to Your Washing Machine
  • Compost
  • Recycle Properly
  • Process and Use Human Waste
  • Install Water-Efficient Toilets, Faucets, Shower Heads, Dishwasher
  • Make Your Garden Water Efficient
  • Reuse Greywater
  • Catch Rain
  • Walk or Bike
  • Use Public Transportation
  • Drive an Electric Car
  • Take Longer Trips Instead of More Trips
  • Work from Home
  • Work Four Days a Week
  • Support Sustainable Government Policies
  • Invest Your Money in Sustainable Businesses
  • Work at a Job That Supports Sustainable Living
  • Bank at a Local Credit Union
  • Donate to Sustainable Organizations
  • Have Fewer Kids


Sustainable Concepts You Should Know:



  • Paris Climate Agreement
  • IPCC Climate 1.5 Degree Report
  • Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Project Drawdown
  • Doughnut Economics
  • Circular Economy
  • Green New Deal
  • Climate Emergency
  • Ecological Footprint
  • Life Cycle Analysis
  • Building Certifications
  • First Nation Wisdom
  • Carbon Offsets
  • Permaculture
  • Biophilia
  • B-Corp
  • Rewilding
  • Upcycle


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