2021

6 BOOKS TO BRING AWARENESS TO PURCHASING LOCALLY

6 LIVRES POUR SE CONSCIENTISER À L’ACHAT LOCAL

Raising awareness about responsible consumption is done in several ways. Sometimes it is easy to think that we are enough and it is by confronting ourselves with the concepts themselves that we can become aware that we still have things to learn, personal reflections to carry out. A good way to do this is to read up on the subject. Even if it's not for learning, it can also serve as a good booster shot.

À FLEUR DE POTS: A LITTLE GRIMORY OF HOMEMADE COSMETICS

By The Trappers

A book that introduces the manufacture of products at home. It discusses the processes, the different ingredients and their properties. It is certainly necessary to equip yourself to start, but once done, it is economical and ecological in the long term and it is also perfect for obtaining a more natural care pharmacy.

Book available under Éditions de l'Homme for $22.99 in digital format.

6 BOOKS TO BRING AWARENESS TO PURCHASING LOCALLY

Editions of Man

DO YOU REALLY NEED IT?

By Pierre-Yves McSween

In an era where consumption is excessive and not always in a responsible and thoughtful way, Pierre-Yves McSween allows us to be confronted with its financial effects. We put forward ways to reduce unnecessary expenses, to consume less to consume better. This book allows us to question our lifestyle habits and the expenses associated with them while putting desires and needs in opposition.

Book available under Saint-Jean editions , priced at $18.99 in digital format.

6 BOOKS TO BRING AWARENESS TO PURCHASING LOCALLY

Saint Jean editions

PURCHASING LOCAL THOUGHTS AND TIPS FOR SEEING LIFE IN BLUE

By Frederic Choiniere

This book allows us to access a multitude of advice on how to encourage the local economy from every angle. The author raises certain thoughts in a nuanced way while explaining the different elements that can be faced by moving towards buying local. This allows you to put into perspective how to define a Quebec product, how to consume it wisely in monetary terms and even more. The book makes it possible to raise the advantages and disadvantages and to access certain suggestions in order to make up one's own mind.

Book available under Éditions de l'Homme for $21.99 in digital format.

6 BOOKS TO BRING AWARENESS TO PURCHASING LOCALLY

Editions of Man

MINIMAL: FOR A SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLE

By Laurie Barrette and Stephanie Mandrea

Minimal is a good book for those who are beginning a process towards an eco-responsible lifestyle. It is intended for people who want to simplify their way of life in a more sustainable way and with respect for nature. It's a practical guide to making a difference in everyday life. A book that promotes simplicity, minimalism and the environment. The book contains advice, thoughts and even some recipes.

Book available under Éditions Parfum d'encre for $20.99 in digital format.

6 BOOKS TO BRING AWARENESS TO PURCHASING LOCALLY

Ink Scent Edition

FOR A RESPONSIBLE WARDROBE

By Léonie Daigneault-Leclerc

This book is an exhaustive overview of the eco-responsible consumption of the clothing industry, which is unfortunately one of the most polluting in the world. It's a good book to learn about fast-fashion awareness and to look for tools to do better in terms of ethics and the environment. In this book, we can spot certifications that indicate garments are created in an environment that respects workers, recognize eco-friendly and ethical textiles, spot features that tell if a garment is sustainable, and how to make thoughtful purchases. and to use our clothes responsibly.

Book available at the Signé Local boutique for $29.95 or under Éditions La Presse in digital format.

6 BOOKS TO BRING AWARENESS TO PURCHASING LOCALLY

Editions La Presse

STRIVING TOWARDS ZERO WASTE

By Melissa de La Fontaine

It was in 2013 that the author of the book took a turn towards a zero waste lifestyle. This book being written in “I”, Mélissa explains her personal journey and her vision of the movement in which she tries to inform and raise awareness. She presents food for thought, advice and an instructive, nuanced vision, without being moralistic. It is a book that allows us to become aware while inviting us to make choices according to our values ​​and our personal limits. A good choice for beginners that is adapted to the living context of Quebecers.

Book available from Éditions La Presse for $20.99 in digital format.

6 BOOKS TO BRING AWARENESS TO PURCHASING LOCALLY

Editions La Presse

Reviewed by MF Editorial

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