See below our list of green and sustainable books:

101 Ways to Go Zero Waste

Author: Kathryn Kellogg

Goodreads rating: 3.81/5

This book is full of tips, advice, secrets and recipes to live a sustainable life.

A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and a Vision for the Future

Author: David Attenborough

Goodreads rating: 4.52/5

David Attenborough’s witness statement on the mistakes we have made and how we can save our planet.

An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us

Author: Еd Үоng

Goodreads rating: 4.55/5

This book welcomes us into previously unfathomable dimensions – the world as it is truly perceived by other animals.

Cradle to Cradle: Re-making the Ways we Make Things

Author: William McDonough and Michael Braungart

Goodreads rating: 4.1/5

The authors explain how products can be designed so that, after their useful lives, they will provide nourishment for something new.

Denied: The rise and fall of climate contrarianism

Author: Richard Black

Goodreads rating: 4.14/5

Denied takes a serious look at the history of the UK’s climate contrarians, former BBC science and environment correspondent Richard Black outlines how they and their canonical arguments came to such prominence – and how they lost.

Everyday Ways To Save The Planet

Author: Laura Tobin

Goodreads rating: 5/5

TV meteorologist, Laura Tobin goes through her 200+ sustainable swaps for you and your family, for many areas of your life including in your kitchen, garden and how you travel.

Food Loss and Food Waste: Causes and Solutions

Author: Michael Blakeney

Goodreads rating: 4/5

This book examines the problem of food loss and waste (FLW) and the policies that could be enacted to remedy this fundamental global concern.

Food Waste: Home Consumption, Material Culture and Everyday Life

Author: David Evans

Goodreads rating: 3.3/5

This book unearths the processes that lie behind the volume of food currently wasted by households and consumers.

Go Gently: Actionable Steps to Nurture Yourself and the Planet

Author: Bonnie Wright

Goodreads rating: 4.17/5

An inspiring and approachable tip-filled guide to changing your habits, living more sustainably, and taking action.

How Bad are Bananas?: The Carbon Footprint of Everything

Author: Mike Berners-Lee

Goodreads rating: 3.9/5

Berners-Lee talks about the carbon footprint of almost everything.

How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The solutions we have and the breakthroughs we need

Author: Bill Gates

Goodreads rating: 4.16/5

After studying climate change for over a decade, Bill Gates explains why he feels optimistic that we can prevent climate change from making major impacts.

How To Break Up With Fast Fashion: A guilt-free guide to changing the way you shop – for good

Author: Lauren Bravo

Goodreads rating: 4.26/5

Journalist Lauren Bravo moves away from fast fashion and moves towards slower and more sustainable fashion.

Manifesto: How a maverick entrepreneur took on British energy and won

Author: Dale Vince

Goodreads rating: 4.2/5

This is the story of a man whose unwavering mission to help save the environment has driven him all the way to the top, and a powerful manifesto for anyone who wants to change the world.

No one is too small to make a difference

Author: Greta Thunberg

Goodreads rating: 3.9/5

Sixteen of Greta Thunberg’s ground-breaking speeches, that have made history, regarding our planet and climate change.

Parents for a Future

Author: Rupert Read

Goodreads rating: 4.2/5

Rupert Read helps us to understand the direness of our predicament while showing us a metaphor and a method a way of thinking by which we might transform it. 

Six weeks to zero waste: A simple plan for life

Author: Kate Arnell

Goodreads rating: 3.54/5

Eco blogger Kate Arnell gives advice on how to have a waste free life. Through making your own beauty products, cutting down food waste and decluttering your home.

The Children of the Anthropocene: Stories from the Young People at the Heart of the Climate Crisis

Author: Bella Lack

Goodreads rating: 4.83/5

The Children of the Anthropocene, by conservationist and activist Bella Lack, chronicles the lives of the diverse young people on the frontlines of the environmental crisis around the world, amplifying the voices of those living at the heart of the crisis.

The Climate Book

Author: Greta Thunberg

Goodreads rating: 4.63/5

You might think it’s an impossible task: secure a safe future for life on Earth, at a scale and speed never seen, against all the odds. There is hope – but only if we listen to the science before it’s too late.

There is no Planet B: A handbook for the make or break years

Author: Mike Berners-Lee

Goodreads rating: 4.03/5

Mike Berners-Lee puts all the statistics and information in one place to outline the big-picture on environmental and economic challenges facing our planet.

The Sustainable(ish) Living Guide: Everything you need to know to make small changes that make a big difference

Author: Jen Gale

Goodreads rating: 4.14/5

Easy, do-able, down to earth ideas and suggestions for everyone to help save the planet.

This Is Not A Drill

Author: Extinction Rebellion

Goodreads rating: 4/5

Extinction Rebellion are inspiring a whole generation to take action on climate breakdown.

Turning the Tide on Plastic: How Humanity (And You) Can Make Our Globe Clean Again

Author: Lucy Siegle

Goodreads rating: 4.07/5

Journalist, broadcaster and eco lifestyle expert, Lucy Siegle, provides a powerful call to arms to end the plastic pandemic along with the tools we need to make decisive change

Waste: Uncovering the Global Food Scandal

Author: Tristram Stuart

Goodreads rating: 3.93/5

Combining front-line investigation with startling new data, this book shows how the way we live now has created a global food crisis — and what we can do to fix it. 

What Can I Do? My Path from Climate Despair to Action

Author: Jane Fonda

Goodreads rating: 4.13/5

A call to action from one of the most inspiring activists of our time, urging us to wake up to the looming disaster of climate change.

Why Fish Don't Exist: A Story of Loss, Love, and the Hidden Order of Life

Author: Lulu Miller

Goodreads rating: 4.2/5

Part biography, part memoir, part scientific adventure, Why Fish Don’t Exist reads like a fable about how to persevere in a world where chaos will always prevail. David Starr Jordan was a taxonomist, a man possessed with bringing order to the natural world. In time, he would be credited with discovering nearly a fifth of the fish known to humans in his day.