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Sustainable living for dummies

Author: Michael Grosvenor
Publisher: Milton, Qld. : Wiley Publishing Australia Pty Ltd, 2007.
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discover how to reduce your power bill without spending a cent; use less water and minimize your rubbish; go "green" in the garden; make healthy and responsible food choices; travel without trashing the environment; be resourceful at the office.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Grosvenor
ISBN: 9781740311571 1740311574
OCLC Number: 123245484
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xx, 335 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1. Your environment, your responsibility. The whys and wherefores of sustainable living --
The environment, society and you. Pt. 2. Home sweet (sustainable) home. Location and design matters --
The energy-efficient household --
Living sustainably at home --
Greening up your garden. Pt. 3. Use it again, Sam. Water: a precious resource --
Waste not, want not: minimizing your rubbish --
One person's trash is another person's treasure. Pt. 4. Sustainable shopping. From farm gate to dinner plate --
Looking good in eco-fashion --
Homeware shopping at the eco mall. Pt. 5. Working more sustainably. The sustainable workplace --
Responsible industry is profitable industry. Pt. 6. Travelling the sustainable way. Wheels, pedals and heels: getting around --
The green care evolution --
Committing to acts of eco-tourism. Pt. 7. The part of tens. Ten simple ways to start living sustainably --
Ten informative and fun web sites --
Ten environmental innovations --
Ten things to teach your kids.
Series Title: --For dummies.
Responsibility: by Michael Grosvenor.
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Discover how to reduce your power bill without spending a cent; use less water and minimize your rubbish; go "green" in the garden; make healthy and responsible food choices; travel without trashing the environment; be resourceful at the office.

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