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The Energy-Freedom Home: How to Wipe Out Electricity and Gas Bills in Nine Steps

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The Energy-Freedom Home: How to Wipe Out Electricity and Gas Bills in Nine...

Beyond Zero Emissions

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Self-sufficiency; Household hints

Paperback

The average Australian household spends over $2,000 a  year on gas and electricity bills. Now, not only can you reduce... [more]

$39.99

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Jamie Durie's Edible Garden Design

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Jamie Durie's Edible Garden Design

Jamie Durie

Sustainability; Self-sufficiency; Cookery, food & drink; Garden design & planning

Paperback

Colorful and practical, an edible garden can radically transform an outdoor space and is an affordable, sustainable source... [more]

$49.95  $20.00

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Volunteer: A Traveller's Guide to Making a Difference Around the World

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Volunteer: A Traveller's Guide to Making a Difference Around the World

Lonely Planet

Self-sufficiency; Travel & holiday

Paperback

A one-stop guide to choosing and organising a more meaningful travel experience; Information on raising funds and what to... [more]

$24.99

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Living off the Land: Essential Guide to Organic Living: Packed Witih Information on Keeping Poultry, Waterfowl, Pigs, Goats, Bees and Allotments.

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Living off the Land: Essential Guide to Organic Living: Packed Witih Information...

Charlotte Jarvis

Self-sufficiency; Gardening; Gardening: growing fruit & vegetables; Farm & working animals

Hardback

An informative manual on how to produce food from your own backyard, whatever its size. [more]

$23.95

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The Complete Guide to Water Storage: How to Use Gray Water & Rainwater Systems, Rain Barrels, Tanks & Other Water Storage Techniques for Household & Emergency Use

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The Complete Guide to Water Storage: How to Use Gray Water & Rainwater Systems,...

Julie Fryer

Sustainability; Technology: general issues; Water supply & treatment; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

Water is the most important natural resource in your life. This is a guide to water storage and it describes how to use tanks,... [more]

$26.95

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Eco Craft: Recycle, Recraft, Restyle

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Eco Craft: Recycle, Recraft, Restyle

Susan Wasinger

Art & Architecture; Self-sufficiency; Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts

Paperback

These days we're all seeking creative ways to protect our planet. This title delivers the goods in style with 30 beautiful... [more]

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The Moneyless Man: A Year of Freeconomic Living

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The Moneyless Man: A Year of Freeconomic Living

Mark Boyle

Memoirs; Society & Social Sciences; The environment; Personal finance; Self-sufficiency; Humour

Paperback

Encountering seasonal foods, solar panels, skill-swapping schemes, cuttlefish toothpaste, compost toilets and - the unthinkable... [more]

$25.95

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Made by Hand: Searching for Meaning in a Throwaway World

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Made by Hand: Searching for Meaning in a Throwaway World

Mark Frauenfelder

Society & Social Sciences; Sustainability; Inventions & inventors; Self-sufficiency; DIY: general

Hardback

The co-founder of BoingBoing, the world's most popular blog, goes on a do-it-yourself journey to prove that handmade is a... [more]

$43.00

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Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry into the Value of Work

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Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry into the Value of Work

Matthew B. Crawford

Philosophy; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

Shop Class as Soulcraft brings alive an experience that was once quite common but now seems to be receding from society -... [more]

$22.95

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Grown & Gathered

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Grown & Gathered

Lentil Purbrick, Matt Purbrick

Self-sufficiency; Cookery, food & drink; Health & wholefood cookery; Gardening: growing fruit & vegetables

Paperback

An inspiring guide to real food and life's fundamentals, with recipes, practical how-to guides and adventures that celebrate... [more]

$45.00

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Mycelial Mayhem: Growing Mushrooms for Fun, Profit and Companion Planting

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Mycelial Mayhem: Growing Mushrooms for Fun, Profit and Companion Planting...

David Sewak, Kristin Sewak

Self-sufficiency; Organic gardening; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Paperback

An accessible hands-on guide for the aspiring mushroom grower [more]

$44.99

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The Ultimate Guide to Soil: The Real Dirt on Cultivating Crops, Compost, and a Healthier Home

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The Ultimate Guide to Soil: The Real Dirt on Cultivating Crops, Compost,...

Anna Hess

Self-sufficiency; Gardens (descriptions, history etc); Gardening: growing fruit & vegetables

Paperback

<p><b>Grow twice the fruits and vegetables in half the space on the farm,... [more]

$24.99

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Happy Hens and Fresh Eggs: Keeping Chickens in the Kitchen Garden, with 100 Recipes

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Happy Hens and Fresh Eggs: Keeping Chickens in the Kitchen Garden, with...

Signe Langford

Self-sufficiency; Cooking with chicken & other poultry; Farm & working animals

Paperback

* Winner of the Best Single Subject Book in Canada (English) at the 2016 Gourmand Cookbook Awards! * Today's renaissance... [more]

$39.99

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Greening Your Pet Care: Reduce Your Animal's Environmental Paw-Print

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Greening Your Pet Care: Reduce Your Animal's Environmental Paw-Print

Darcy Wintonyk, Darcy Matheson

Reference works; Self-sufficiency; Domestic animals & pets

Paperback

When you care about the environment, you care about the footprint --- and, for that matter, the pawprint. You can minimize... [more]

$19.95

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The Good Living Guide to Country Skills: Wisdom for Growing Your Own Food, Raising Animals, Canning and Fermenting, and More

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The Good Living Guide to Country Skills: Wisdom for Growing Your Own Food,...

Abigail R. Gehring

Self-sufficiency

Hardback

<p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">Full of sweet illustrations and gorgeous photographs, step-by-step&nbsp;</span><span... [more]

$22.99

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Self Sufficiency: Soap Making

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Self Sufficiency: Soap Making

Sarah Ade

Self-sufficiency; Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts

Paperback

Our skin is our largest organ. We often think about how the things we put into our body affect us, but how much time do we... [more]

$19.99

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The Scoop on Poop: Safely Capturing and Recycling the Nutrients in Greywater, Humanure, and Urine

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The Scoop on Poop: Safely Capturing and Recycling the Nutrients in Greywater,...

Dan Chiras

Waste management; Sustainability; Self-sufficiency; DIY: general

Paperback

Waste not, want not-an ecological approach to greywater and sewage. [more]

$49.99

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The Ethical Meat Handbook: Complete Home Butchery, Charcuterie and Cooking for the Conscious Omnivore

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The Ethical Meat Handbook: Complete Home Butchery, Charcuterie and Cooking...

Meredith Leigh

Sustainability; Self-sufficiency; Cooking with meat & game

Paperback

Small-scale meat processing and preservation for the home cook. [more]

$37.99

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Zero Waste Home: The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Your Life

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Zero Waste Home: The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Your Life

Bea Johnson

Waste management; Self-sufficiency; Household hints

Paperback

The author transformed her family's health, finances, and relationships for the better by reducing their waste to an astonishing... [more]

$24.99

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Magnifeco: Your Head-to-Toe Guide to Ethical Fashion and Non-Toxic Beauty

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Magnifeco: Your Head-to-Toe Guide to Ethical Fashion and Non-Toxic Beauty...

Kate Black

Self-sufficiency; Fashion & style guides; Cosmetics, hair & beauty; Shopping guides

Paperback

Non-toxic beauty products and eco-fashion to help you be magnifeco! [more]

$29.99

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Permaculture for the Rest of Us: Abundant Living on Less Than an Acre

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Permaculture for the Rest of Us: Abundant Living on Less Than an Acre

Jenni Blackmore

Sustainability; Sustainable agriculture; Self-sufficiency; Gardening: growing fruit & vegetables; Organic gardening

Paperback

Adventures on the road to real-world self-sufficiency [more]

$34.99

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The Sty's the Limit: When Middle Age Gets Mucky

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The Sty's the Limit: When Middle Age Gets Mucky

Simon Dawson

Memoirs; Smallholdings; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

As seen on Channel 5's NEW LIVES IN THE WILD with Ben Fogle. When middle age gets mucky: the true and funny story of one man's... [more]

$22.99

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Greening Your Boat: A Successful Year-Round Plan

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Greening Your Boat: A Successful Year-Round Plan

Ben Van Drimmelen, Ben Van Drimmelen

Conservation of the environment; Environmental science, engineering & technology; Self-sufficiency; Boating

Paperback

When you think of vehicles and pollution, you probably think of cars and trucks. You may not think much about how leisure... [more]

$19.95

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Greening Your Home: Successful Eco-Renovation Strategies

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Greening Your Home: Successful Eco-Renovation Strategies

Thomas Teuwen, Laura Parker

Conservation of the environment; Sustainability; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

In old and new homes alike, there are opportunities galore to save energy, reduce waste, and live more sustainably. As Greening... [more]

$19.95

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Greening Your Office: Strategies That Work

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Greening Your Office: Strategies That Work

Anne-Marie Daniel, Lee Johnson, Jill Doucette

Development economics; Office management; Sustainability; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

You likely spend more waking time in your office than your home, so if you want to be more ecofriendly overall, making a change... [more]

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