Along the journey to starting The Bare Alternative, there has been a lot of influential media which has helped shape how we operate and the issues we try to provide solutions to. Everybody will have there own journey, but hopefully, you will find these titles useful sources of information to help guide you.
A Plastic Ocean really opened my eyes to the issue of plastic pollution and set me on the path to reducing my environmental impact and eventually open The Bare Alternative, and the Plastic Oceans Foundation is one of our chosen beneficiaries for proceeds from TerraCycle recycling.
Chasing Ice is an interesting look at global warming and its effects on glaciers around the world over periods of many years through the use of time lapse photography.
An Inconvenient Truth and An Inconvenient Sequel are a pair of documentaries that follow former US Vice President Al Gore as he gives talks about the effects of climate change and in the sequel he fights back with hard evidence of a decade’s worth of data which clearly shows that climate change is not just a myth.
The Bare Alternative's zero waste Youtube playlist - Youtube is a great resource to learn more from others out there doing their bit to work towards zero waste. We've put together some of our favourites and adding to it all the time. If you have any suggestions to add then get in touch and let us know.
Zero Waste Home by Bea Johnson was truly a life changing read and taught me so much about what is possible and how to start living a more sustainable life.
And there’s no shortage of other books out there on zero waste and plastic free lifestyles. Have you read something great recently? Let us know your recommendations and we can add it here.