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Sustainability: Looking to Make Big Changes?

A guide to inspire ways to make impactful changes to save the environment either in your everyday life or on a larger scale.

Out to Change the World?

Other Parkland Library Guides

Government Resources for Sustainability

Organizations for Sustainability

Careers in Sustainability

Thinking about a career focused on sustainability? Try one of these!

  • Sustainability Coordinator
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Research Scientist
  • Animal Rehabilitation Technician
  • Residential Energy Efficiency Program Coordinator
  • Director of Community Outreach
  • Grant Writer


Keywords for Searching on Your Own

Try these keywords and phrases to find more resources! 

  • Sustainable development
  • Clean Energy/ Green Energy
  • Green living
  • Recycling/ Zero waste
  • Environmental impacts of consumption
  • Renewable energy
  • Environmental economics
  • Self-reliant Living

Journal Finder

Use Journal Finder to search the title of a magazine or journal to see if full text of that resource is available in any of the library databases.

Don't use Journal Finder to search for articles.


If you are ready to deep dive into recent research regarding sustainability topics, start with these databases.

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