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Sustainable Living Guide

for Southern Illinois

Since 2002, the Sustainable Living Guide for Southern Illinois has been published as a public service project of Dayemi Tariqat, a non-profit 501(c)3 service organization in Carbondale, Illinois.

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Encouraging personal and

social responsibility

The 2015-16, 13th Edition Sustainable Living Guide is an 89 page compendium containing a "Vision for Sustainable Living", articles, recipes, resources, tips and a directory of local businesses and services who meet sustainable criterion.

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eBook or in print,

there's a version for everybody

eBook available exclusively through this site. Get it in print locally at select Carbondale locations and on Amazon.

What you will find

A Vision for Sustainable Living

A comprehensive vision for sustainable living based on the 11 Principles of Progressive Development

Projects of the Dayemi Tariqat

Community-building efforts in keeping with our vision of Progressive Development

Sustainability at Home

A compendium of articles, recipes, tips and resources for sustainable living in everyday life

Directory of Businesses and Services

Each meet sustainable criteria and are within our 200 mile radius geographical area

Every Small Effort Counts

Publishing local efforts, no matter how great or small, sets a good example and inspires others to do the same

How to Participate

Submit your sustainable listing, distribute the Guide, place a sustainable advertisement

Video reviews

Readers acquainted with the Sustainable Living Guide for Southern Illinois share their experience.

“A Resource for Humanity at Large”

“Everything I Want to Be In Tune With”

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Offer your support for the Sustainable Living Guide for Southern Illinois! Send us your video testimonial: sustainableliving@dayemi.net

“An Amazing Resource”

Samples from the book

We hope the Sustainable Living Guide For Southern Illinois inspires you to practice and promote a sustainable lifestyle for your family and community.

How To Use This Guide

How To Use This Guide

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Chapter overviews

The 2015, 13th Edition Sustainable Living Guide for Southern Illinois.  

Section One

A Vision for Sustainable Living as articulated through the Principles of Progressive Development.

Section Two

Articles, recipes, practices, tips, resources and educational films to make sustainable living a lifestyle.

Section Three

Directory of local business and services identified by four simple criteria for sustainability: Eco-friendly, Socially Responsible, Recycles, Locally owned.

Index

Alphabetical phone index and page references allows you to research and contact your favorite businesses, services and organizations quickly and easily.

Featured Articles

Written by local resident-activists whose sustainable movements are currently on-the-ground in Southern Illinois.

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Messages from readers

Jill Rendelman, All Seasons Farm

Jill Rendelman, All Seasons Farm

"I'm so glad someone is doing this! This is a comprehensive guide that people devoted to sustainable living need to have."

Reanna Putnam, Carbondale Community Farmers Market

Reanna Putnam, Carbondale Community Farmers Market

"As someone who just moved to Southern Illinois, I think this is a great resource for getting to know sustainable businesses and what Southern Illinois is doing for sustainability."

William P. Fisher, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

William P. Fisher, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

"Wow! Thanks for making the effort. A Whole Earth Catalog for Southern Illinois! Marvelous! Stewart Brand would be proud."

Special offers

The 13th Edition Sustainable Living Guide eBook or spiral-bound, printed on recycled paper.

About

Publisher

The Sustainable Living Guide For Southern Illinois is published every two years by Dayemi Tariqat, a 501 C(3) non-profit service organization, 100 E. Jackson, Suite C, Carbondale, IL 62901

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For More Information

For more information about Dayemi Tariqat's Vision for Sustainable Living, contact Regina Flocco, Dayemi Tariqat, 100 E. Jackson, Suite C, Carbondale, IL 62901, 618-529-5044.

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