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Allow or not: “What are the most influential / canonical / must read books on sustainable living?”

I very much would like to ask a question on books about sustainable living, something like “What are the most influential / canonical / must read books on sustainable living?”. The problem with such a ...
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What’s the “elevator pitch” for our site?

From the The 7 Essential Meta Questions of Every Beta: What’s the “elevator pitch” for our site? Imagine you’ve just gotten on an elevator with a friendly stranger. You have precisely one floor to ...
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Shall we ban shopping questions?

In general, Stack Exchanges don't do shopping questions - questions which ask for product or service recommendations. And for several good reasons. This is best explained in Jeff Atwood's ...
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Is sustainable economy on-topic?

This question on sustainable economy has received a close-vote. Is this site about sustainability in the narrow sense (resources of the Earth), or does it include sustainability in the wider sense: ...
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Should we add 'shopping questions and product recommendations' to our Help Center dont-ask list?

This question is currently asking for product recommendations. I've placed the question on hold and wanted to refer the user to our Help Center page listing the types of questions people shouldn't ask....
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Are questions about research, perception, history regarding sustainable living ontopic?

I am curious if questions about the topic of living sustainable (whatever that may mean) would be ontopic or if the site's focus is more like a How-to and methodological advice approach. I'm thinking ...
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What makes a question belong here as opposed to Home Improvement or Personal Finance and Money?

We have a problem. There are very few questions on here that are uniquely about sustainability. We've been having this out primarily over Gardening questions because there are a large cadre of users ...
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How do we handle Permaculture questions with respect to Gardening SE?

What species of mycorrhizal fungus do well with apple trees? How do I innoculate a 3 year old tree with a mycorrhizal fungus? These two questions were closed as off topic and pointed to Gardening.SE....