It's Not Easy Being Green: One Family's Journey Towards Eco-friendly Living by Dick Strawbridge

It's Not Easy Being Green: One Family's Journey Towards Eco-friendly Living by Dick Strawbridge

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A guide for those considering the path to green living. It offers practical tips on things, from constructing water wheels, gadgets and greenhouses, to the trials of living with animals and knocking up 'proper' wholesome food. It highlights the small steps that can change your life.

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"It's Not Easy Being Green" follows Dick Strawbridge and his family as they leave their comfortable home in the Midlands to tackle a remarkable self-sufficiency project - New House Farm in Cornwall. Their main objective is to have as little negative impact on the planet as possible by producing no waste and removing their dependency upon fossil fuels - all without compromising on their comfortable, modern 21st-century lifestyles. It's a laudable aim, but they are definitely not eco-warriors! With his hands-on, flamboyant approach, Dick offers practical tips on everything, from constructing water wheels, gadgets and greenhouses, to the trials of living with animals and knocking up 'proper' wholesome food. Packed with information about the cost of power, sourcing building materials, taking up permaculture and finding transport alternatives, "It's Not Easy Being Green" highlights the small steps that can change your life and is a simple, inspirational guide for everyone considering the path to green living.

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SKU GOR001669950
Title It's Not Easy Being Green: One Family's Journey Towards Eco-friendly Living
Author By (author) Dick Strawbridge
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Ebury Publishing
Year Published 2007
Number of Pages 208
ISBN 10 0563539259
ISBN 13 9780563539254
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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"It's Not Easy Being Green" follows Dick Strawbridge and his family as they leave their comfortable home in the Midlands to tackle a remarkable self-sufficiency project - New House Farm in Cornwall. Their main objective is to have as little negative impact on the planet as possible by producing no waste and removing their dependency upon fossil fuels - all without compromising on their comfortable, modern 21st-century lifestyles. It's a laudable aim, but they are definitely not eco-warriors! With his hands-on, flamboyant approach, Dick offers practical tips on everything, from constructing water wheels, gadgets and greenhouses, to the trials of living with animals and knocking up 'proper' wholesome food. Packed with information about the cost of power, sourcing building materials, taking up permaculture and finding transport alternatives, "It's Not Easy Being Green" highlights the small steps that can change your life and is a simple, inspirational guide for everyone considering the path to green living.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001669950
Title It's Not Easy Being Green: One Family's Journey Towards Eco-friendly Living
Author By (author) Dick Strawbridge
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Ebury Publishing
Year Published 2007
Number of Pages 208
ISBN 10 0563539259
ISBN 13 9780563539254
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No