Our favorite eco-friendly reads, shows and more

Welcome to our May newsletter! Whether you’re heading into warm summer days or cooler winter evenings, it’s a great time to get out into nature and enjoy some fresh air.

If you’re renovating this season or looking for your latest DIY project, our blog on 14-eco-friendly home projects to try will give you some inspiration. We’re also sharing some simple ways to save water at home – good for the planet and your wallet!

Looking for a new book, documentary or podcast? Here’s a round-up of some of our most recent favorite finds.

1 - Read: Good News, Planet Earth
This guide by sustainability enthusiast and climate activist Sam Bentley will help you learn about all the amazing sustainable developments being put in place worldwide to combat warming temperatures, pollution, deforestation, the use of wasteful products, and threats to wildlife. The perfect antidote to climate dread. Available for pre-order on Booktopia and Amazon.

2 - Watch: Chimp Empire.
Set in the stunning Ngogo rainforest, Chimp Empire documents the lives of two rival chimp troops in Uganda over four beautifully filmed episodes. A fascinating insight into these highly intelligent, sensitive and social animals, who are sadly in danger of extinction. A great one to watch with the family. On Netflix now.

3 - Listen: Good Together
Curious about a zero-waste lifestyle? Want to know more about slow fashion? Each episode of this podcast, hosted by eco-expert Laura Alexander Wittig, features daily, actionable tips to help you live your life more sustainably. Listen in for a new bite-sized episode every week.

4 - Download: Ailuna
This clever app presents you with a series of 'dares' that help you develop habits that are good for you and the planet. Each dare is designed by experts and backed by behavioral science to help you stick with it. Each one focuses on a specific lifestyle change, such as saving water or buying nothing new. Once you’ve accepted a dare, the app takes you through a setup phase and checks in to help encourage you to build those habits.

Did you know?
We have enough clothing on the planet right now to clothe the next six generations of the human race.

Thanks for keeping our oceans clean and forests green!
Pure Planet Club Team