Wayne County Library, Honesdale: Sustainability Collection


Available to all Wayne County Public Library users and state-wide through Access PA.



1. Holmgren, D. (2003) Permaculture: Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainability

2. Hopkins, R. (2008) The Transition Handbook: From Oil Dependency to Local Resilience


3. Francis, John (2008) Planetwalker: 17 Years of Silence, 22 Years of Walking

4. Frauenfelder, Mark – Made By Hand: My Year of Finding Meaning In A Throwaway World

5. Heinberg, Richard (2009) Blackout: Coal, Climate and the Last Energy Crisis

6. Kunstler, James Howard (2005) The Long Emergency: Surviving the Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Century

7. Martenson, Chris (2011) The Crash Course: The Unsustainable Future of Our Economy, Energy and Environment

8. McDonough, William & Braungart, Michael (2002) Cradle To Cradle: Remaking the Way

We Make Things

9. McKibben, Bill – Eaarth

10. Weisman, Alan (1995) Gaviotas: A Village To Reinvent The World


11. Hamilton, Clive – Requiem for a Species: Why We Resist the Truth about Climate Change

12. Kolbert, Elizabeth – Field Notes From A Catastrophe: Man, Nature & Climate Change

13. Linden, Eugene (2007) The Winds of Change: Climate, Weather, and the Destruction of   Civilizations

14. Lovelock, James (2006) The Revenge of Gaia: Earth’s Climate in Crisis and the Fate of Humanity

15. Lovelock, James (2010) The Vanishing Face of Gaia: A Final Warning

16. Orr, David W. (2009) Down to the Wire: Confronting Climate Collapse

17. Romm, Joe (2006) Hell and High Water: The Global Warming Solution


18. Eisenstein, Charles (2011) Sacred Economics: Money, Gift and Society in the Age of Transition (Large Type)

19. Shuman, Michael (2012) Local Dollars, Local Sense : How to Shift Your Money From Wall Street to Main Street and Achieve Real Prosperity

20. Spence, Christina – Living On Less: A Guide to Saving Without Sacrifice


21. Berry, Thomas (2009) The Sacred Universe: Earth, Spirituality and Religion in the 21st c.

22. Summers, Marshall Vian (2009) Great Waves of Change: Navigating the Different Times Ahead

23. Wheatley, Margaret (2009) Turning to One Another: Simple Conversations to Restore Hope in the Future


24. Bates, Albert (2006) The Post-Petroleum Survival Guide and Cookbook: Recipes for Changing Times

25. Books, Storey (editor) (2004) Country Wisdom & Know-How

26. England, Angela – Backyard Farming On An Acre (More or Less): A Living Free Guide

27. Fodor, Eben (2005) The Solar Food Dryer

28. Gehring, Abigail – Homesteading – A Backyard Guide to Growing Your Own Food, Canning, Keeping Chickens, Generating Your Own Energy, Crafting Herbal Medicine

29. Hayes, Shannon (2010) Radical Homemakers: Reclaiming Domesticity from a Consumer Culture

30. Kahn, Lloyd – Tiny Homes: Simple Shelter

31. Kingry, Juid & Devine, Lauren (2006) Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving: 400 Delicious and Creative Recipes for Today

32. Pleasant, Barbara (2004) Starter Vegetable Gardens: 30 No-Fail Plans for Small Organic Gardens

33. Seymour, John (2009) The Self-Sufficient Life and How to Live It

34. Smith, Eric (2011) DIY Solar Projects

35. Topp, Ellie & Howard, Margaret (2007) The Complete Book of Small-Batch Preserving


36. Fallon, Sally (1999) Nourishing Traditions: The Cookbook That Challenges Politically Correct Nutrition and the Diet Dictocrats

37. Goodall, Jane (2005) Harvest For Hope: A Guide To Mindful Eating

38. Hayes, Shannon (Sept.2012) Long Way on a Little: An Earth Lover’s Companion for Enjoying  Meat, Pinching Pennies and Living Deliciously (a cookbook)

39. Hewitt, Ben – The Town that Food Saved: How One Community Found Vitality in Local Food

40. Katz, Ellix & Fallon, Sally (2003) Wild Fermentation: The Flavor, Nutrition, and Craft of Live- Culture Foods

41. Lappe, Anna (2010) Diet For A Hot Planet: The Climate Crisis at the End of Your Fork and What You Can Do About It

42. Morrow, Rosemary (2006) Earth User’s Guide to Permaculture

43. Salatin, Joel – Everything I Want To Do Is Illegal: War Stories from the Local Food Front

44. Salatin, Joel – Folks, This Ain’t Normal: A Farmer’s Advice for Happier Hens, Healthier People & A Better World

45. Weil, Andrew – True Food: Seasonal, Sustainable, Simple, Pure


46. Stein, Matthew – When Disaster Strikes: A Comprehensive Guide for Emergency Planning & Crisis Survival

47. Stein – When Technology Fails: A Manual for Self-Reliance, Sustainability, and Surviving the Long Emergency


48. Alcohol Can Be A Gas

49. Building With Awareness

50. Colony: The Endangered World of Bees

51. Complete Cordwood

52. The Last Mountain

53. Mother Earth News Archive: 1970-2011

54. What’s For Dinner….Deer?


55. Messner, Kate – Marty McGuire Digs Worms

56. Thoreau, Henry and Mel Foster – Walden

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