The Sustainable Life School
4 Week Programme in Dublin City Libraries
#SEIAlumni and 2022 ReThink Ireland Start-up Awardee

A step by step programme to help you make the lifestyle changes that will impact positively on your life, the community you live in and the planet.

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This feel-good FREE 4 week programme will leave you feeling inspired, motivated and empowered to take climate action into your own hands and make the changes that will positively impact you and our planet whilst saving money.

In this interactive programme you will be able to make new friends, learn new things, have the chats and be part of a growing community of everyday change-makers. 

We are excited to take our programme to Dublin City Libraries this Autumn starting with:

Walkinstown Library
Every Monday for four weeks starting Monday 26th September from 6:30 to 7:30pm

Ballymun Library
Every Tuesday for four weeks starting Tuesday 27th September from 6:30 to 7:30pm. 

PS: please note you need to register for the classes individually if you want to attend the full programme :)

Who is this programme for?

  • If you are worried about the climate crisis but you’re just not sure where to start or what to do, this programme is for you. 
  • If you’ve already got your reusable water bottle (yeahy) or have your recycling down to a T but know there is a lot more you could be doing, this programme is also for you. 
  • If you think you know it all and happy to share you knowledge with others, this is also for you :)

What will I learn?

During the 4 interactive classes we will cover some of the areas in your life where you can reduce your carbon footprint: Reduce Plastic, Create a greener home, slow down Fast Fashion and try more planet friendly food choices. 

Each week you will learn how powerful your actions can be and you will receive small weekly challenges to begin your new sustainable life. We will check in, support and share tips with each other in our friendly local library.

Classes Overview

Week 1. Zero-ish Waste Living

Diane O’Connor, Co-Founder of the Sustainable Life School and Zero-Waste Educator will take you on a Zero (ish) Waste living journey exploring living a plastic free-ish lifestyle. Reducing plastic is not a one glove fits all, Diane will show you how it can be adapted to what’s accessible, feasible and budget friendly for you. In this session you will leave with tips, skills and ideas on how to start or get more ambitious about shopping and living package free with all the ish you need! 

Week 2. Your Sustainable Wardrobe

After learning about the negative social & environmental issues associated with the fashion industry you will learn how to use your power as a consumer to drive change. We will share tips on how to source sustainable clothes and what to do with the ones you no longer want.

Week 3. Cozy Homes

In this session we will look at the easy everyday actions you can take at home to help you save money whilst creating a more sustainable home. We will also demonstrate how to use Codema’s Home Energy Saving kit available to borrow from the library.

Week 4. A Climate Friendly kitchen

In this session, you will learn about the connection between climate change and food, the importance of healthy soils, what is climate friendly eating and plenty of tips on how to reduce food waste.

New plant-based recipes will be shared.

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Bring the programme to your community or workplace 

The programme is a great way to bring some sociable, measurable and impactful climate action to your local community or place of work. Our programme can be tailored to both weekly or monthly sessions and can be delivered both online and at a physical venue. Get in touch to find out more.

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For more information you can reach Diane & Nathalie at

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