Environmental Sustainability at Historic Sites & Museums

Introduction
Chapter 1: Value: How Environmental Sustainability Strengthens Historic Sites and Museums
Chapter 2: Starting to go Green: Making Choices; Facilitating Change
Chapter 3: Energy Choices
Chapter 4: Environmental Sustainability in Collections Care
Chapter 5: Rediscovering Connections: Buildings, Land & Water, Plants & Agriculture, and Animals
Chapter 6: Sharing These Connections: Historic Interpretation and Community Engagement
Chapter 7: Materials: What Comes; What Goes; What Gets Transformed
Chapter 8: Sustainability Policies and Planning
Chapter 9: Creating Our Future
Conclusion: Sustainable Stewardship: What Business-as-Usual Should Look Like
About the Author

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Sarah Sutton’s highly practical and focused approach to environmental sustainability in museums and historic sites provides an ideal balance of everyday professional concerns and profound awareness of the state of our planet. She effectively cuts through the complexities of the issue to arrive at the most common sense approaches to achieve a solid net improvement in sustainability practices. By showing just how doable an improved sustainability can be, and how relevant to our missions, Sutton has crafted a message that is as implementable as it is inspirational.
— AASLH History News

Sarah Sutton’s highly practical and focused approach to environmental sustainability in museums and historic sites provides an ideal balance of everyday professional concerns and profound awareness of the state of our planet. She effectively cuts through the complexities of the issue to arrive at the most common sense approaches to achieve a solid net improvement in sustainability practices. By showing just how doable an improved sustainability can be, and how relevant to our missions, Sutton has crafted a message that is as implementable as it is inspirational.
— Paul D’Ambrosio, President of New York Historical Association and CEO of The Farmer’s Museum

Sutton has given the history community a comprehensive toolkit for greening our organizations. Documented with thought-provoking success stories, Environmental Sustainability at Historic Sites and Museums is a valuable resource for becoming better stewards of our important resources.
— Lawrence J. Yerdon, President & CEO, Strawbery Banke Museum