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Self-sufficiency titles - 403 results

The Simple Life

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]

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

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

Lonely Planet

Reference works; Social issues & processes; Self-sufficiency; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

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

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The Honest Life: Living Naturally and True to You

The Honest Life: Living Naturally and True to You

Jessica Alba

Sustainability; Health & Self-Help; Family & health; Fitness & diet; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

As a new mum, Jessica Alba wanted to create the safest, healthiest environment for her family. But she was frustrated by the... [more]

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Sustainable Food: Growing Food in the City

Sustainable Food: Growing Food in the City

Michael Mobbs

Self-sufficiency; Health & wholefood cookery; Gardening; Gardening: growing fruit & vegetables

Paperback

After renovating his inner-city Sydney terrace and making it almost entirely self-sufficient in energy, water and waste disposal,... [more]

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Outside the Magic Square: A Handbook for Food Security

Outside the Magic Square: A Handbook for Food Security

Lolo Houbein

Food & beverage technology; Self-sufficiency; Gardening

Paperback

Outside the Magic Square considers issues of food security and offers solutions at the street, neighbourhood and global levels.... [more]

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Greeniology 2020: Greener Living Today, and in the Future

Greeniology 2020: Greener Living Today, and in the Future

Tanya Ha

Mathematics & Sciences; The environment; Conservation of the environment; Sustainability; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

Do you want to live well, be green and make a difference? Greeniology 2020 is a practical, comprehensive and fun guide to... [more]

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Your Ultimate Guide to Gap Years & Overseas Adventures

Your Ultimate Guide to Gap Years & Overseas Adventures

Lonely Planet

Living & working abroad; Self-sufficiency; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

So, you know you want to experience that ultimate overseas adventure - but where do you start? Right here, with the one-stop... [more]

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Living Architecture: Green Roofs and Walls

Living Architecture: Green Roofs and Walls

Graeme Hopkins, Christine Goodwin

Architecture; Architectural structure & design; Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Urban & municipal planning; Civil engineering, surveying & building; Building construction & materials; Horticulture; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

Provides design inspiration and practical advice on using green roofs and living walls. Extensively illustrated with photographs... [more]

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The City Homesteader: Self-Sufficiency on Any Square Footage

The City Homesteader: Self-Sufficiency on Any Square Footage

Scott Meyer

Smallholdings; Self-sufficiency; Home & house maintenance; Gardening; Gardening: growing fruit & vegetables

Paperback

A handbook for the world of self-sufficient living, The City Homesteader provides all the basics--from gardening and composting... [more]

$32.00

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Second Skin

Second Skin

India Flint

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Self-sufficiency; Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts; Needlework & fabric crafts; Fashion & style guides

Hardback

Describes easily achievable ways in which we can care for our planet by living simpler lives and using fewer resources, specifically... [more]

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The Natural Building Companion: A Comprehensive Guide to Integrative Design and Construction

The Natural Building Companion: A Comprehensive Guide to Integrative Design...

Jacob Deva Racusin, Ace McArleton

Architecture; Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Sustainability; Building construction & materials; Self-sufficiency; Home & house maintenance

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Natural buildings not only bring satisfaction to their makers and joy to their occupants but also leave the gentlest footprint... [more]

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

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]

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Let it Shine: The 6,000-Year Story of Solar Energy

Let it Shine: The 6,000-Year Story of Solar Energy

John Perlin

Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Classical history & classical civilisation; Mathematics & Sciences; The environment; Sustainability; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology; Self-sufficiency

Hardback

Even as concern over climate change and energy security fuel a boom in solar technology, many still think of solar as a twentieth-century... [more]

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Backyard Foraging: 65 Familiar Plants You Didnt Know You Could Eat

Backyard Foraging: 65 Familiar Plants You Didnt Know You Could Eat

Ellen Zachos

Sustainability; Self-sufficiency; Gardening; Gardening: plants; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Paperback

Foraged food is surprising in its flavour, unusual texture, fresh colour and nutritional value. As more people become familiar... [more]

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Rethink: The Way You Live

Rethink: The Way You Live

Amanda Talbot

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; The environment; Self-sufficiency

Hardback

Our world is changing quickly and so are we, adapting to accommodate new social and environmental behaviour. This title reveals... [more]

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Greenies in Stilettos: How to Save the World without Really Trying

Greenies in Stilettos: How to Save the World without Really Trying

Carolyn Donovan

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment; Sustainability; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

Can a handbag, a pair of jeans, or a fabulous pair of stilettos enhance your life? You bet it can! Even more so when you know... [more]

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

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

Tom Hodgkinson

Fiction & Literature; Self-sufficiency; Humour

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]

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Plastic-Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too

Plastic-Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too

Beth Terry

Mathematics & Sciences; Sustainability; Self-sufficiency; Home & house maintenance; Household hints

Hardback

Like many people, the author didn't think an individual could have much impact on the environment, until she read an article... [more]

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Down to Earth: A Guide to Simple Living

Down to Earth: A Guide to Simple Living

Rhonda Hetzel

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

Hardback

I was pulled into simple living before I knew what it was. It crept up on me using the smallest of steps and didn't reveal... [more]

$39.95

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Plastic: A Toxic Love Story

Plastic: A Toxic Love Story

Susan Freinkel

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; The environment; Waste management; Pollution & threats to the environment; Sustainability; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

Plastic built the modern world. But a century into our love affair with plastic, we're starting to realise it's not such a... [more]

$34.95

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A Home Companion: My Year of Living Like My Grandmother

A Home Companion: My Year of Living Like My Grandmother

Wendyl Nissen

Biography; Memoirs; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

Wendyl Nissen's year-long journey towards self-sufficiency. The book details each home discovery as it happens - both the... [more]

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

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

Tom Hodgkinson

Fiction & Literature; Self-sufficiency; Humour

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 Greatest Guide to Green Living

The Greatest Guide to Green Living

Lynne Garner

Self-sufficiency

Paperback

Green living tips and advice to show you how... [more]

$21.95

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Practical Self Sufficiency: An Australian Guide to Sustainable Living

Practical Self Sufficiency: An Australian Guide to Sustainable Living

Dick Strawbridge, James Strawbridge

The environment; Self-sufficiency; Gardening

Hardback

This accessible guide offers clear step-by-step advice and contains: The most up-to-date and comprehensive information on... [more]

$59.95

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A Life on Gorge River: New Zealand's Remotest Family

A Life on Gorge River: New Zealand's Remotest Family

Robert Long

Autobiography: general; Self-sufficiency; Travel & holiday

Paperback

This is the story of how and why Robert - known locally as 'Beansprout' - came to live at Gorge River, and the family's experiences... [more]

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