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Self Sufficiency For The 21st Century Revised Updated

Author : Dick Strawbridge
ISBN : 1465456996
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 75.85 MB
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Take the proper steps to live more sustainably. Learn how to reduce waste, use wind and solar energy to power your home, and grow your own food. Written by BBC personalities Dick and James Strawbridge, this manual for the modern age is complete guide to a simpler, greener, and cleaner lifestyle. With step-by-step guidance and techniques, Self Sufficiency for the 21st Century combines traditional skills and crafts with modern technological advances to help you live a more eco-friendly lifestyle. Perfect for both urban and rural readers, Self Sufficiency for the 21st Century has detailed illustrations and authoritative advice for tried-and-tested projects, including foraging for wild plants, finding natural remedies, composting, using green cleaners, and conserving energy at home. Learn how to can vegetables, garden in urban spaces, and the basics of animal husbandry. Self Sufficiency for the 21st Century is the perfect book to show you just how easy and rewarding green living can be with simple changes that have a major impact.
Category: Gardening

Self Sufficiency

Author : Alan Bridgewater
ISBN : 1847738605
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 64.69 MB
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Self-sufficiency, or at least the desire to practice elements of a self-sufficient lifestyle, has become a growing trend of recent years. This useful book shows how anyone can turn to self-sufficiency. Although hugely practical, this book has an attractive feel and will appeal to large numbers of urban dwellers who may want to take on certain aspects of self-sufficient living. The book covers a number of current trends (eco-awareness, make do and mend, grow your own) without being preachy or wordy. The book is more about getting back in touch with traditional lifestyles and bringing charm and uniqueness to our homes and lives. Full of photographs and diagrams to appeal to the large numbers of people who aspire to a self-sufficient lifestyle.
Category: Gardening

Sustainable Living

Author : Sustainable Stevie
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 56.48 MB
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Eclectic Collection of Chapters in this book include: Chapter 1 - eCycling - Your Contribution to a Green Environment Chapter 2 - Green Cleaning 101 - DIY Natural Cleaning Solutions with Vinegar and Other Frugal Resources That You Already Have Chapter 3 - Organic Gardening 101 - "How To" Essentials and Tips for Starting an Outdoor or Indoor Organic Vegetable Garden Chapter 4 - Green Feminine Hygiene - Sustainable Female Alternatives Chapter 5 - Natural Baby Products - Green Surroundings for Your Baby Chapter 6 - What is "Greenwashing"? (No Relation to Laundry) - Are You Being Greenwashed? Chapter 7 - Reusable Shopping Bags - An Eco-Friendly Alternative Chapter 8 - Organic Cosmetics - A Rising Preference Chapter 9 - Solar Power for Sustainable Living - What to Consider Before Going the Do It Yourself Solar Route Chapter 10 - Hybrid Electric Vehicles - What You Should Know About Them! Chapter 11 - Magnetic Electricity for Sustainable Living _______________________________________ There is more interest in self-sufficiency during this 21st century than ever before. That blatantly tells you that people are feeling the effects of the environment around them. We're not talking about "good" effects either. We're talking about chemicals in the food we eat, pollution of land, water and the air we breathe. This also includes finite natural resources that's becoming scarce thus driving the cost up as demand for it continues, etc. In general, health issues have been on the rise due to a combination of all these things which drives the desire to make certain changes in one's lifestyle. This is why "Sustainable Living - Practical Eco-Friendly Tips for Green Living and Self-Sufficiency in the 21st Century - [Special Edition Collection]" had to be written. Sustainable living or some like to call it green living allows for a natural and as much as possible eco-friendly lifestyle. But this involves being educated on what it all means and finding out as much as possible about how to actually do it and make it a way of life. This Special Edition Collection covers a wide variety of subject matters to get you on the path to a healthier and eco-friendly environment. It's kept basic enough so that it's educational, interesting and easy to understand; including pictures and illustrations. There are things mentioned that you probably weren't aware of which I think makes it a fun read. That's why I suggest reading every chapter; even the ones that you don't think you have an interest in because you're going to be surprised and learn something that can be shared with someone else you know. It inspires you to try doing some of the things mentioned. There are many references and sources to help you do that. From there you can take it to the next level. So, if you're not sure where to begin or just want to get more insight into sustainable living for you, your family and the environment overall, "Sustainable Living - Practical Eco-Friendly Tips for Green Living and Self-Sufficiency in the 21st Century - [Special Edition Collection]" is exactly what you need as a good reference guide!
Category: House & Home

Homesteading In The 21st Century

Author : George Nash
ISBN : 9781600852961
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 66.22 MB
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A pair of accomplished homesteaders explain how to create a more self-sufficient home in either a rural or urban setting--from keeping chickens to growing a garden to brewing beer--in a book with 180 full-color photos and 50 drawings. Original.
Category: House & Home

How Can I Be Prepared With Self Sufficiency And Survival Foods

Author : Isabell Shipard
ISBN : 0975825232
Genre : Home economics, Rural
File Size : 76.44 MB
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Isabell Shipard, one of Australia's most knowledgable and sought after authorities on herbs and author of the acclaimed books How can I use Herbs in my daily life? and How can I grow and use Sprouts as living food? says, "For many years I taught Herb Courses, covering many edible plants, and included a segment on survival foods and the importance of self-sufficiency for possible hard times. People often expressed that I should put this information into a book. With the economic squeeze in Australia, and severe drought experienced over large areas of farmland, just what will the future hold for average Australian families? Everyone is experiencing the pressure, as food, fuel and the cost of living has dramatically risen in price. In this 21st century we are seeing major disasters that are disrupting peoples lives in so many areas of the world. We must all be more conscious of ways to reduce, recycle, repair and reuse items and consider how we can all tread more softly on Planet Earth. What I desire is that all who read this book will be inspired and motivated to take action for the benefit of the planet." We believe the book, How can I be prepared with Self-Sufficiency and Survival Foods? will be a valuable reference manual for every person and family. This book offers encouragement about the importance of being as self-sufficient as one is able and an action plan to help you 'ride the storms'. Isabell shows us how to be prepared with a step-by-step emergency management plan for food provisions and essential supplies. We need to encourage one another to be as self sufficient as possible... now... in our gardens, as this is the most nutritious fresh food and and cheapest way to live in these times of rising prices. Growing our own food is very satisfying as well as beneficial to health and well-being.
Category: Home economics, Rural

Natural Living

Author : Liz Wright
ISBN : 1856753204
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 90.89 MB
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In today's society we're all conscious of the way our actions affect our planet. Many of us still aren't aware, however, that with only a few alternations to our lifestyles we could really make a difference. Natural Living proves this with an in-depth look at the way we live and comprehensive guidance on the crucial changes we can all make. Whether you simply want to grow your own vegetables or intend to go the whole hog and relocate to the country, this invaluable handbook will expertly guide you through every aspect of sustainable living in the 21st century. With ideas for both house and garden, advice on planning which food to grow and which animals to raise, photographs throughout and step-by-step practical instructions for everything from beekeeping, to composting, to spinning raw wool into yarn, Natural Living has everything you need to start living a more self-sufficient and environmentally responsible life.
Category: House & Home

The Australian Self Sufficiency Handbook

Author : Keith Smith
ISBN : 0670904678
Genre : Handicraft
File Size : 52.38 MB
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The Australian Self-sufficient Handbook is a survival guide for the 21st century, and will help you live more economically and use resources more efficiently, while respecting the earth we share. This book is for all those who need to find new ways to survive hard economic times, and for all who share a respect for the environment and simply want to use our resources more efficiently and more sparingly. The book will set you on the right path towards a self-sufficient life.
Category: Handicraft

Learning For Economic Selfsufficiency

Author : Mary V. Alfred
ISBN : 9781617351129
Genre : Education
File Size : 74.26 MB
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In a most timely volume addressing many of the connections among current fiscal and employment crises to adult education, Learning for Economic SelfSufficiency highlights the problems and challenges that lowliterate adults encounter in various environments. Moreover, this book presents strategies for addressing the chronic illiteracy among lowincome workers. The power of this volume is that the reader gains a holistic view of the complexities of educating a population of lowliterate adult learners from various life conditions. From language literacy issues in corrections, the workplace and access to higher education, and migrant workers literacy learning barriers, to technology literacies, and consumerism myths, Learning for Economic SelfSufficiency goes far deeper than prior volumes in exploring the complex scope of issues face by lowincome, lowliterate adults as they seek learning for economic selfsufficiency. The overall objective of the book is to help readers explore economic selfsufficiency for low literate and lowincome adults from various contexts and the role of adult and higher education in developing these learners for greater economic independence. Noting that literacy is only a first step to economic, mental, and physical health as well as responsible citizenship, each chapter provide specific case examples and recommendations to educators and trainers of adults for creating learning programs and environments to facilitate the development of a more literate and economically stable population.
Category: Education

The Self Sufficient Ish Bible

Author : Andy Hamilton
ISBN : 0340951028
Genre : Nature
File Size : 90.10 MB
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Describes how to make small changes in household lifestyle to become more environmentally conscious and self-sufficient, including tips on cleaning, gardening, seasonal cooking, and renewable energy.
Category: Nature

The Self Sufficient City

Author : Vicente Guallart
ISBN : 1940291380
Genre : Architecture, Modern
File Size : 90.29 MB
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This book outlines a blueprint for the world to come, a world built around cities and their renewed capabilities to become productive again.
Category: Architecture, Modern