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Sustainable living
Brundle, Harriet2018
Books
More than ever, we need to think about the ways our actions affect the environment. This exciting and engaging series explains how we can consider our impact on Planet Earth and suggests ways we can help to protect our planet. What is 'sustainable living? Why is it important? How can we try t...
Practical self-sufficiency : an Australian guide to sustainable living
Practical self-sufficiency : an Australian guide to sustainable living
Strawbridge, Dick2017
Books
Many of us yearn to live more simply, in touch with nature and the seasons, and taking responsibility for what we consume and our impact on the world. This book shows how we can choose to live a greener life - whether it's growing our own in the suburbs, keeping bees in the city, or living in t...
Fundamentals of Sustainable Living Series [electronic resource]
Fundamentals of Sustainable Living Series [electronic resource]
2016
Videos and DVDs
If you bring your own reusable grocery bag to the supermarket, or buy “green” products, you’re already engaging in sustainable living practices. But you might not be aware of the other steps you could be taking, both small and large, to make an impact and save money wherever you live, whether...
Better : the everyday art of sustainable living
Better : the everyday art of sustainable living
Caldwell, Nicole2015
Books
SUSTAINABILITY. Intellectual arguments alone will not sway the dominant paradigm; to be motivated to create change, people must be moved. Art has the power to inform, influence, and inspire. The creative impulse can, quite literally, change the world. Better explores the intersection of sustainab...
Practical self-sufficiency : an Australian guide to sustainable living
Practical self-sufficiency : an Australian guide to sustainable living
Strawbridge, Dick2011
Books
With authorative advice, step-by-step guidance and illlustrations this book will help you make simple changes that can have a major impact on your life and reduce your impact on the planet.
Practical self sufficiency : the complete guide to sustainable living
Practical self sufficiency : the complete guide to sustainable living
Strawbridge, Dick2010
Books
Everything you need to know about modern-day self-sufficient living from stars of the BBC series - It's Not Easy Being Green - Dick & James Strawbridge Want to save on your fuel bills, ready to grow your own, reduce your carbon footprint, and take the self-sufficient plunge? Dick and James ...
Country Living Tiny Homes [electronic resource] : Living Big in Small Spaces
Country Living Tiny Homes [electronic resource] : Living Big in Small Spaces
Living, Country2018
Books
Bigger isn't always better: Country Living offers a look inside more than 25 tiny homes that maximize function and style. Downsizing has become a big trend—and many people are choosing to live small and smart in compact houses that don't require huge mortgages or upkeep. Country Living sh...
DIY sustainable projects : 15 craft projects for eco-friendly living
DIY sustainable projects : 15 craft projects for eco-friendly living
Love, Audrey2021
Books
Makers are at the forefront of finding solutions for sustainable living. Crafting something from scratch means you get to carefully choose the materials you use, your method and philosophy for making it, and the way you use the final product. Maker. Sustainable features 15 step-by-step proj...
Attainable Sustainable [electronic resource] : The Lost Art of Self-Reliant Living
Attainable Sustainable [electronic resource] : The Lost Art of Self-Reliant Living
Bordessa, Kris2020
Books
Packed with delicious recipes, natural remedies, gardening tips, crafts, and more, this indispensable lifestyle reference from the popular blogger makes earth-friendly living fun. Whether you live in a city, suburb, or the country, this essential guide for the backyard homesteader will help you...
Attainable sustainable : the lost art of self-reliant living
Attainable sustainable : the lost art of self-reliant living
Bordessa, Kris2020
Books
Based on the blog of the same name, Attainable Sustainable shows readers how to live a simpler, more self-reliant life. It includes instructions not only for growing and cooking food but also for creating artisanal items for the home as well as navigating the great outdoors.
Live Green [electronic resource] : 52 steps for a more sustainable life
Live Green [electronic resource] : 52 steps for a more sustainable life
Chillingsworth, Jen2019
Books
Many of us are already doing what we can to adopt a greener lifestyle. We recycle, try to reduce our waste and plastics, choose organic food when shopping, eat less meat and opt for environmentally friendly cleaning products. Yet we often wish we were doing more and it can be overwhelming to know...
Natural living style : inspirational ideas for a beautiful & sustainable home
Natural living style : inspirational ideas for a beautiful & sustainable home
Lake, Selina2019
Books
In Natural Living Style, Selina Lake reveals how to create a beautiful and stylish home that is as natural, plastic-free and sustainable as possible.
The real meal revolution : the radical, sustainable approach to healthy living
The real meal revolution : the radical, sustainable approach to healthy living
Noakes, Timothy, 1949-2015
Books
The Real Meal Revolution will radically transform your life by showing you clearly, and easily, how to take control of not just your weight, but your overall health, too, through what you eat. And just look what you can eat! Meat, seafood, eggs, cheese, butter, duck fat, nuts - usually the first ...
Sustainable compromises : a yurt, a straw bale house, and ecological living
Sustainable compromises : a yurt, a straw bale house, and ecological living
Boye, Alan, 1950-2014
Books
When Alan Boye first lived in sustainable housing, he was young, idealistic, and not much susceptible to compromise - until rattlesnakes, black widow spiders, and loneliness drove him out of the utilities-free yurt he'd built in New Mexico. Thirty-five years later, he decided to try again. This...
Alabama Studio style : more projects, recipes & stories celebrating sustainable fashion & living
Alabama Studio style : more projects, recipes & stories celebrating sustainable fashion & living
Chanin, Natalie2010
Books
Features a collection of over 20 of Alabama Chanin's signature haute homespun fashion and home design projects. This book presents instructions for the hand-sewing, quilting, embroidery, beading and stenciling techniques required to create the featured projects. It also includes a pullout pattern...
Possum living : how to live well without a job and with (almost) no money
Possum living : how to live well without a job and with (almost) no money
Freed, Dolly2019
Books
If this engaging, funny and frank manifesto doesn't make you want to quit the rat race at least a little bit, then you must be one big, fat rat. This book will not only make you laugh, but might actually inspire you to embrace a simpler life. One message comes out loud and clear. As the 18-year-o...
Green metropolis : why living smaller, living closer, and driving less are keys to sustainability
Green metropolis : why living smaller, living closer, and driving less are keys to sustainability
Owen, David, 1955-2010
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THE ENVIRONMENT. From the acclaimed "New Yorker" writer, a thought-provoking, innovative, and challenging new approach to protecting our environment. Most Americans think of cities as ecological nightmares-wastelands of concrete, garbage, diesel fumes and traffic jams-but residents of urban core...
Mend it, wear it, love it! : stitch your way to a sustainable wardrobe
Mend it, wear it, love it! : stitch your way to a sustainable wardrobe
Edwards, Zoe2021
Books
Have you ever thrown good clothes away simply because you didn't know how to mend them? Have you got clothes that you can't bear to part with, but need a fresher look? Then this book is for you. With fast fixes and clever techniques, Mend it, Wear it, Love it has everything you need to mend and c...
Sustainable gifting : upscale, hand-make & get creative with zero-waste presents & packages
Sustainable gifting : upscale, hand-make & get creative with zero-waste presents & packages
Mackintosh, Michelle2020
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Michelle Mackintosh is on a mission to encourage people to reconnect with each other with thoughtful, creative and sustainable gifts. Put together with Michelle's beautiful aesthetic, Sustainable Gifting brings back the art of crafting packages with love and care. Containing ideas for sustai...
30 easy ways to join the food revolution : a sustainable cookbook
30 easy ways to join the food revolution : a sustainable cookbook
Hunter, Ollie2020
Books
"30 Ways to Join the Food Revolution" is the first book of its kind to present sustainable eating with a fail safe 30-way recipe plan for readers to follow and cook from. Based on the simple principle that local ingredients equal the lowest possible carbon footprint, Ollie Hunter endeavours to ...
The Great British Sewing Bee : sustainable style
The Great British Sewing Bee : sustainable style
Bruce, Alexandra2020
Books
The companion book to the sixth series of this flagship BBC2 show, The Great British Sewing Bee: Sustainable Style accompanies sewers at all levels on their creative journey to reduce, reuse and recycle - ultimately creating their own considered closet. Starting with the essentials, sewers will...
Home for the soul : sustainable and thoughtful decorating and design
Home for the soul : sustainable and thoughtful decorating and design
Bird, Sara2020
Books
Sara Bird and Dan Duchars show how to create a beautiful home that suits its inhabitants while causing minimum damage to our increasingly fragile environment including using non toxic vegan paints and fabrics. The first section shares ideas for the elements of a stylish yet sustainable home, fr...
Zero waste : gift wrap : 30 ideas for furoshiki and other sustainable solutions
Zero waste : gift wrap : 30 ideas for furoshiki and other sustainable solutions
Leech, Christine2020
Books
Embrace zero waste living with this collection of sustainable gift wrap solutions including furoshiki, the traditional Japanese technique of fabric knotting. What could be nicer than receiving a present and the beautiful scarf it's wrapped in! Whether you use a vintage silk scarf or create yo...
Growing Sustainable Together [electronic resource] : Practical Resources for Raising Kind, Engaged, Resilient Children
Growing Sustainable Together [electronic resource] : Practical Resources for Raising Kind, Engaged, Resilient Children
Shea, Shannon Brescher2020
Books
Tips, tools, advice, and activities for raising eco-friendly kids while nurturing compassion, resilience, and community engagement. Drawing from cutting-edge social-science research, parent interviews, and experiential wisdom, science writer and parenting blogger Shannon Brescher Shea shows how g...
Clean green : tips and recipes for a naturally clean, more sustainable home
Clean green : tips and recipes for a naturally clean, more sustainable home
Chillingsworth, Jen2020
Books
Learn how to create your own cleaning products that are better and healthier to use and keep your home sparkling clean. What is in my cleaning products? Are these chemicals bad for my health? Do they damage the environment? How do I reduce the amount of plastic in my home? These are questions we ...
Clean green : tips and recipes for a naturally clean, more sustainable home
Clean green : tips and recipes for a naturally clean, more sustainable home
Chillingsworth, Jen2020
Books
Learn how to create your own cleaning products that are better and healthier to use and keep your home sparkling clean. What is in my cleaning products? Are these chemicals bad for my health? Do they damage the environment? How do I reduce the amount of plastic in my home? These are questions we ...
Sustainable home : practical projects, tips and advice for maintaining a more eco-friendly household
Sustainable home : practical projects, tips and advice for maintaining a more eco-friendly household
Liu, Christine2018
Books
Sustainable Home is a stylish, inspirational and practical guidebook to maintaining a more environmentally friendly household. Sustainable lifestyle blogger and professional Christine Liu takes you on a tour through the rooms of your home, offering tips, tricks and 18 step-by-step projects de...
Ecorenaissance : a lifestyle guide for cocreating a stylish, sexy, and sustainable world
Ecorenaissance : a lifestyle guide for cocreating a stylish, sexy, and sustainable world
Zaroff, Marci2018
Books
ECOrenaissance provides inspiring tips and tricks for how to live and shop in harmony with nature without sacrificing style or luxury, and how best to benefit from the current renaissance -- a global rebirth of sustainable economics, progressive ethics, and green culture -- through the wisdom o...
The Natural Home [electronic resource] : Tips, Ideas & Recipes For A Sustainable Life
The Natural Home [electronic resource] : Tips, Ideas & Recipes For A Sustainable Life
Nissen, Wendyl2018
Books
Wendyl Nissen shares her approach to living a balanced and sustainable life based on an old-fashioned model of growing and cooking your own food, avoiding artificial products and doing your best to avoid letting unnecessary chemical cocktails into your life. In The Natural Home Wendyl shares ...
The natural home : tips, ideas & recipes for a sustainable life
The natural home : tips, ideas & recipes for a sustainable life
Nissen, Wendyl2018
Books
A practical guide for sustainable everyday living packed full of recipes and tips from the original Green Goddess. Wendyl Nissen shares her approach to living a balanced and sustainable life based on an old-fashioned model of growing and cooking your own food, avoiding artificial products...
Self-sufficiency : for a sustainable Australian future
Self-sufficiency : for a sustainable Australian future
McLeod, Amanda2017
Books
Self-Sufficiency for a Sustainable Australian Future examines the notion that reliance on economic materialism for growth and consumer wellbeing is not only a flawed concept but also directly leads to environmental catastrophe and climate change. Self-sufficiency--do-it-yourself homemaking--off...
Building small : sustainable designs for tiny houses & backyard buildings
Building small : sustainable designs for tiny houses & backyard buildings
Stiles, David R.2017
Books
The tiny house movement continues to gain popularity as more and more people look to downsize and simplify their living spaces. This book includes tiny house designs as well as a range of backyard buildings including workspaces, sheds and accessory buildings. Readers will find plenty of practic...
Designing sustainable communities
Designing sustainable communities
Friedman, Avi, 1952-2017
Books
Innovation in planning is essential to dealing with the challenges society currently faces, from urban sprawl to climate change. In this book, Avi Friedman looks at both new and revived sustainable strategies at a neighborhood level to explore options for both rehabilitating older communities a...
Sustainable Water Use [electronic resource]
Sustainable Water Use [electronic resource]
2016
Videos and DVDs
Sourcing clean water and using it wisely are key to sustainable living. Consider how systems can be designed to sustainably provide water for drinking, washing, irrigation, and other uses, and find smart ways to get the same or better services using less. Also, examine ecological approaches t...
Green city : how one community survived a tornado and rebuilt for a sustainable future
Green city : how one community survived a tornado and rebuilt for a sustainable future
Drummond, Allan2016
Books
"The story of Greensburg, Kansas, a town that rebuilt completely green after a deadly tornado"
Your home : Australia's guide to environmentally sustainable homes
Your home : Australia's guide to environmentally sustainable homes
2016
Books
Written by architects, designers and builders for Australian practitioners and you, this manual is a powerful tool for making your home great to live in, affordable to build and efficient to run.
Environmentally Sustainable Construction. [electronic resource]
Environmentally Sustainable Construction. [electronic resource]
2015
Videos and DVDs
Environmentally Sustainable Construction is a philosophy for designing and constructing homes and communities. By incorporating these principles, architects, designers, builders and tradesmen can create a living environment that is truly sustainable. Each chapter in the DVD is devoted to se...
Sustainable architecture. [electronic resource]
Sustainable architecture. [electronic resource]
2014
Videos and DVDs
Sustainability is taking root at the forefront of architects' design philosophies. 1. The currents, a ten-storey residential tower and new home to the Great Canadian Theatre Company, is a green development from the partnership of Peter Busby and windmill developments in Ottawa. 2. Engineer Andre ...
Connected : the sustainable landscapes of Phillip Johnson
Connected : the sustainable landscapes of Phillip Johnson
Johnson Phillip2014
Books
Australian landscape designer Phillip Johnson became an international household name after winning Best in Show at the Royal Horticultural Society's Chelsea Flower and Garden Show in 2013 - the equivalent of winning a gold medal at the Olympics. This book explores Phillip's philosophy of connecti...
Green walls green roofs : designing sustainable architecture
Green walls green roofs : designing sustainable architecture
2014
Books
With dense urban living and less green space available, sustainable architecture is one of today's most popular trends. Living structures can be created with vegetation, helping to absorb rainwater, provide insulation, and lower temperatures while creating a habitat for flora and fauna. Thi...
Ecovillages : lessons for sustainable community
Ecovillages : lessons for sustainable community
Litfin, Karen2014
Books
In a world of dwindling natural resources and mounting environmental crisis, who is devising ways of living that will work for the long haul? And how can we, as individuals, make a difference? To answer these fundamental questions, Professor Karen Litfin embarked upon a journey to many of the w...
The Paleo coach : expert advice for extraordinary health, sustainable fat loss, and an incredible body
The Paleo coach : expert advice for extraordinary health, sustainable fat loss, and an incredible body
Seib, Jason2013
Books
Presents a plan for living a paleo lifestyle, providing advice for fitness and nutrition.
Almost Amish [electronic resource] : One Woman's Quest for a Slower, Simpler, More Sustainable Life
Almost Amish [electronic resource] : One Woman's Quest for a Slower, Simpler, More Sustainable Life
Sleeth, Nancy2012
Books
Have you ever stopped to think, Maybe the Amish are on to something? Look around. We tweet while we drive, we talk while we text, and we surf the Internet until we fall asleep. We are essentially plugged in and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Rather than mastering technology, we ha...
Sustainable food
Sustainable food
Mobbs, Michael2012
Books
After renovating his inner-city Sydney terrace and making it almost entirely self-sufficient in energy, water and waste disposal, Michael Mobbs realised his house was sustainable, but he wasn't. While his house saves 100,000 litres of dam water a year, the same amount of water is used to produc...
The sustainable landscape : recycling materials, water conservation
The sustainable landscape : recycling materials, water conservation
Lang, Damon2010
Books
528 beautiful color photos detail 10 projects that are diverse in style and taste. Each incorporates recycled materials and principles of water efficiency. A valuable resource for homeowners, landscape designers, contractors, and architects, this idea book will help you transform your yard into a...
Pets and the planet : a practical guide to sustainable pet care
Pets and the planet : a practical guide to sustainable pet care
Frischmann, Carol2009
Books
DOMESTIC ANIMALS & PETS. You can't pick up a magazine or newspaper today without seeing at least one reference to "being green." Wiley's books "Raising Baby Green" and "Green Living For Dummies" have received very positive responses. "Pets and the Planet" will address the topic of sustainable...
Designing 2050 : pathways to sustainable prosperity on spaceship Earth
Designing 2050 : pathways to sustainable prosperity on spaceship Earth
Ellyard, Peter2008
Books
Is the future a choice between two bleak alternatives? One of world collapse triggered by a combination of global warming, conspicuous consumption, warfare, and the greed of multinational companies? Or one in which Earth is saved at the cost of all humanity agreeing to lead the frugal and austere...
Cities as sustainable ecosystems : principles and practices
Cities as sustainable ecosystems : principles and practices
Newman, Peter Dr2008
Books
Cities as Sustainable Ecosystems shows how cities and their residents can begin to reintegrate into their bioregional environment, and how cities themselves can be planned with nature's organising principles in mind. Taking cues from living systems for sustainability strategies, Newman and Je...
The Sustainable(ish) Living Guide [electronic resource] : Everything You Need to Know to Make Small Changes That Make a Big Difference
The Sustainable(ish) Living Guide [electronic resource] : Everything You Need to Know to Make Small Changes That Make a Big Difference
Gale, Jen2020
Books
If you want to save the planet, but your to-do list is already pretty long and remembering your re-usable coffee cup feels like a Herculean task, then this is the book for you. Covering every aspect of our lives from the stuff we buy and the food we eat, to how we travel, work, and celebrate. Thi...
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