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Self-sufficiency

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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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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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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

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The Simple Life

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The Simple Life

Rhonda Hetzel

Health & Self-Help; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

Rhonda Hetzel feels passionately that living simply leads to a richer, more fulfilling existence. Having made the decision... [more]

$9.99

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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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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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Brave Old World: A Month-by-Month Guide to Husbandry, or the Fine Art of Looking After Yourself

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Brave Old World: A Month-by-Month Guide to Husbandry, or the Fine Art of...

Tom Hodgkinson

Fiction & Literature; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

A guide to the ancient art of husbandry. It takes us on a modern tour of the ancient arts of everyday living: philosophy,... [more]

$22.95

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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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Brave Old World: A Month-by-Month Guide to Husbandry, or the Fine Art of Looking After Yourself

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Brave Old World: A Month-by-Month Guide to Husbandry, or the Fine Art of...

Tom Hodgkinson

Fiction & Literature; Self-sufficiency

Hardback

Why shouldn't we return to the ideals of a pre-capitalist, pre-Puritan, pre-consumerist world of feasting, dancing, horse-riding,... [more]

$29.95

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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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What Would the Buddha Recycle?: The Zen of Green Living

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What Would the Buddha Recycle?: The Zen of Green Living

Rosemary Roberts

Religion & beliefs; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

Helps readers channel His Holiness Buddha and reduce their footprint when they: eat mindfully and lose the meat; make a Zen... [more]

$24.95

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Living Green: A Practical Guide to Simple Sustainability

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Living Green: A Practical Guide to Simple Sustainability

Greg Horn

Mathematics & Sciences; Sustainability; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

Have you ever wanted to change the world? Now is your chance. If you are concerned about climate change, personal health,... [more]

$26.95

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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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Living Green: The Missing Manual

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Living Green: The Missing Manual

Nancy Conner

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Self-sufficiency; Home & house maintenance

Paperback

Offers advice on ways you can help the environment by making relatively easy, earth-friendly changes in your home routine,... [more]

$39.95

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Making Natural Milk Soap: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-199

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Making Natural Milk Soap: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-199

Casey Makela

Art & Architecture; Sustainability; Biochemical engineering; Chemical engineering; Family & health; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master... [more]

$6.95

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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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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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Fermentation & Home Brewing

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Fermentation & Home Brewing

Eric Childs, Jessica Childs

Self-sufficiency; Health & wholefood cookery; Preserving & freezing

Hardback

People everywhere are rejecting industrial food?and fermentation is at the zenith of this "homemade" movement. It's... [more]

$37.99

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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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The No-Nonsense Guide to Green Parenting: How to Raise Your Child, Help Save the Planet and Not Go Mad

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The No-Nonsense Guide to Green Parenting: How to Raise Your Child, Help...

Kate Blincoe

Advice on parenting; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

The No-Nonsense Guide to Green Parenting is a fun, practical and inspirational guide to maintaining your green values while... [more]

$76.85  $69.15

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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]

$19.95

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Greening Your Community: Strategies for Engaged Citizens

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Greening Your Community: Strategies for Engaged Citizens

Jill Doucette

Reference works; Conservation of the environment; Urban & municipal planning; Self-sufficiency; Home & house maintenance

Paperback

Throwing a block party? Creating a community garden? Building a playground? Helping an ailing neighbor with a food circle?... [more]

$18.95

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Will Bonsall's Essential Guide to Radical, Self-Reliant Gardening: Innovative Techniques for Growing Vegetables, Pulses, Grains, and Perennial Food Crops While Minimizing the Use of Fossil Fuels and Animal Inputs

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Will Bonsall's Essential Guide to Radical, Self-Reliant Gardening: Innovative...

Will Bonsall

Self-sufficiency; Specialised gardening methods

Paperback

Society does not generally expect its farmers to be visionaries. Perhaps not, but longtime Maine farmer and homesteader Will... [more]

$61.00

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