This is the definitive and comprehensive guide for what you can do about climate change and how to contribute to a better world. This is a fully revised edition, published in 2021, of the global bestseller This is a Good Guide – for a Sustainable Lifestyle.
Would you like to live a bit more consciously, and know what you can actually do to help stop climate change and make equal rights happen? Would you like to feel empowered, and make your choices matter? Then this is the book for you.
It’s filled with practical and positive tips regarding fair fashion, clean beauty, real food, eco travel and a low-impact home, and shows that stylish and sustainable go very well together. And that it’s about good, not perfect: about being smart, doing what you can and what suits you. With this modern, definitive handbook, sustainable lifestyle expert Marieke Eyskoot makes green and ethical living doable and cool. Solid solutions, inspiring insights, surprising facts, innovative brands and the right addresses – exactly what you need. After all, doing good and feeling good at the same time: does it get any better than that?
- Fully revised edition of this global bestseller, with 8 extra pages and a new foreword by gamechanger Aja Barber.
- Updated information about major movements (anti-racism, body liberation, environmental action), groundbreaking initiatives, hands-on dos and don’ts, zero waste suggestions, worldwide brands, (online) stores and much more.
- Interviews with leading frontrunners such as Livia Firth, Green Kitchen Stories and The True Cost director Andrew Morgan.
Marieke Eyskoot is sustainable lifestyle expert. She puts contemporary, conscious living on the map. Eyskoot is a sought-after (TEDx)speaker, event presenter and consultant, and co-founder of international fair fashion trade show MINT. With 20 years of experience, she has an extensive global ethical network. She’s featured in several top-women lists and was nominated as Amsterdam Citizen of the Year. Eyskoot has initiated worldwide movement #SustainabilityAgainstShame. For many media, she is the go-to person for all things sustainable.
"A practical reference guide that lays out in plain language what we can all do to contribute to a different, better world." – Reconsidered
"A must-read" – Eco-age.com
"The sustainability bible." – Glamour NL
"Green is no longer boring, expensive or complicated, on the contrary, it’s more enjoyable than ever. The advantages of sustainable living, according to expert Marieke Eyskoot. Her guide comes at exactly the right time." – Harper’s Bazaar NL
"In its genre, this book stands head and shoulders above the rest." – Vrij Nederland
"She’s an authority and Dutch celebrity from the world of sustainable fashion. Leave it to Marieke to get people inspired." – de Volkskrant
"This is a Good Guide has so much information portioned in easily digestible pieces, short interviews and tips and recommendations that probably everyone will find some news in it. Altogether, this is an impressive collection of all there is to know about sustainable living, written in a nice and optimistic tone. So indeed, quite a good guide." – What Design Can Do
"This guide made the true difference for me. I now know better which things are sustainable, for both the world and for me, and where to buy them." – YourAmbassadrice.com
"The cover speaks for itself! From food to fashion to cosmetics Marieke tells you everything." – Thegreenlabels.com
"Marieke strikes just the right tone and manages to sound kind and helpful without being judgemental." – TheGreenEdition.com
"This is the perfect gift for people who would like to be more sustainable, but are not sure where to begin." – WhenSaraSmiles.nl
"With this modern guide, Marieke Eyskoot makes green and honest living fun and achievable." – LINK modevakblad
"It’s filled with practical and positive tips regarding fashion, beauty, food, home, work and leisure, and shows that stylish and sustainable go very well together." – Van Zee Beauty
"A modern handbook for conscious living that is both practical and aspirational. Oh, and some of Reconsidered’s recommendations are featured too." – Reconsidered
"It's filled with practical and positive tips" – Gift Focus