Sustainable Living Basics: Simple Steps to Make an Impact skillshare originals badge

Kathryn Kellogg, Blogger, Author, Activist

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12 Lessons (48m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:35
    • 2. The Power of One Person

      3:27
    • 3. Exercise: What’s in Your Trash?

      2:57
    • 4. Making Simple Swaps

      4:12
    • 5. Field Trip: Grocery Shopping

      4:15
    • 6. Building Healthier Habits

      6:37
    • 7. Rethinking Your Products

      7:18
    • 8. Consuming Consciously

      5:45
    • 9. Field Trip: Secondhand Shopping

      4:20
    • 10. Growing Your Impact

      4:52
    • 11. Final Thoughts

      0:41
    • 12. Bonus: Kathryn’s Story

      1:52
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About This Class

Want to make a difference for the environment, but not sure how? You have the power to make small changes in your life—and a whole bunch of people making small changes adds up to a massive impact!

Discover a simple, personalized approach to sustainability that proves how easy it can be to reduce your footprint on the planet, no matter your lifestyle or budget. Guided by author and activist Kathryn Kellogg, you’ll gain a flexible framework for building sustainability into your existing routine—while finding contentment in making better, not perfect, choices. 

Easy-to-follow lessons include how to:

  • Switch your mindset from discouraged to empowered
  • Discover simple swaps based on the contents of your trash (yes, really!)
  • Shop strategically for clothes, groceries, and household products
  • Build long-term habits that save time, energy, and money
  • Communicate effectively to grow your impact beyond yourself

Plus, Kathryn reveals her favorite tips and tricks for sustainable shopping no matter where you live, with lessons on location at her local supermarket and secondhand store.

This 50-minute class is packed with actionable tips, hand-picked resources, and endless encouragement you can return to again and again. By the end, you’ll unlock new creative energy and leave empowered to make choices that add up to a positive impact for yourself, your community, and your planet!