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Coming Soon! Greening the library

How libraries can become instrumental to transitioning to sustainability

Whether you are working in a library or with a library, this course shares what has been learnt in the context of Transition Town initiatives in helping grass-roots organisations prepare for the circular, fossil free society.

We cover:

  • Why libraries are ideal places to catalyze changes
  • One experiment: Farsta in Sweden
  • A step-by-step program for bringing green to your library and community
  • Activities to engage schools and daycare centres
  • Events. A guide to putting on events
  • Local stakeholders: identifying and engaging the local community
  • Ten do's and don'ts based on experience
  • Tips for books

The traing offers you a wealth of experience from initatives around the world, and helps you plan an information project as a library staff, local politician or local activist.





Your Instructor


Stephen Hinton
Stephen Hinton
Stephen Hinton has a long background in environment, sustainability and circular economy. His passion for teaching comes from his early career as a science teacher and then management trainer. After spending many years in industry Stephen started his own sustainability consulting firm. At the same time, as board member of JAK bank and then the Swedish Sustainable Economy Foundation Stephen has explored how the financial system impacts our opportunities to create a sustainable society.

Course Curriculum


  VIDEO LESSON
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

This course is not open for enrollment.