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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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The Big Trip: Your Ultimate Guide to Gap Years and Overseas Adventures

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The Big Trip: Your Ultimate Guide to Gap Years and Overseas Adventures

Lonely Planet

Self-sufficiency; Travel & holiday

Paperback

This comprehensive companion, now in its third edition, provides essential pretrip planning advice, regional overviews with... [more]

$29.99

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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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Down to Earth: A Guide to Simple Living

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Down to Earth: A Guide to Simple Living

Rhonda Hetzel

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Self-sufficiency

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]

$45.00

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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]

$24.99

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

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

Robert Long

Autobiography: general; Self-sufficiency; Travel & holiday

Paperback

Robert Long and his family - wife Catherine, and children Christan (17) and Robyn (14) - live in complete isolation, in a... [more]

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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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Sustainable Food: Growing Food in the City

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Sustainable Food: Growing Food in the City

Michael Mobbs

Self-sufficiency; Gardening

Paperback

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

$45.00

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Outside the Magic Square: A Handbook for Food Security

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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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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

<p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">Flush it and forget it is the plumbing mantra of the industrialized world. Most people... [more]

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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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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

<p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">Flavorful, healthy meat can be produced and consumed both sustainably and responsibly.... [more]

$37.99

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The Ultimate Guide to Natural Farming and Sustainable Living: Permaculture for Beginners

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The Ultimate Guide to Natural Farming and Sustainable Living: Permaculture...

Nicole Faires

Sustainability; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

Previously published as The Ultimate Guide to Permaculture in 2012. [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]

$24.99

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Heal Local: 20 Essential Herbs for Do-it-Yourself Home Healthcare

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Heal Local: 20 Essential Herbs for Do-it-Yourself Home Healthcare

Dawn Combs

Self-sufficiency; Traditional medicine & herbal remedies; Gardening: herbs

Paperback

<div>Grow your own first aid</div> [more]

$49.99

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The Pet Poo Pocket Guide: How to Safely Compost and Recycle Pet Waste

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The Pet Poo Pocket Guide: How to Safely Compost and Recycle Pet Waste

Rose Seemann

Self-sufficiency; Domestic animals & pets

Paperback

<div>Get the scoop on reducing the environmental footprint of your furry friends</div> [more]

$24.99

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The Smallholder's Handbook: Keeping & Caring for Poultry & Livestock on a Small Scale

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The Smallholder's Handbook: Keeping & Caring for Poultry & Livestock on...

Suzie Baldwin

Smallholdings; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

The Good Life in Real Life is a detailed manual to start, plan and manage your own smallholding. [more]

$37.99

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The Last River Rat: Kenny Salwey's Life in the Wild

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The Last River Rat: Kenny Salwey's Life in the Wild

Kenny Salwey, J. Scott Bestul

Memoirs; Self-sufficiency; The natural world, country life & pets

Paperback

A look at everyday life for Kenny Salwey, the last river rat of the Mississippi River. [more]

$24.99

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Chicken & Egg: An Egg-Centric Guide to Raising Poultry

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Chicken & Egg: An Egg-Centric Guide to Raising Poultry

James Hermes, Andy Cawthray

Self-sufficiency; Farm & working animals

Paperback

The urban chicken movement shows no sign of abating, with home-raised hens considered the poster girls of the urban farming... [more]

$35.00

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Getting Laid: Everything You Need to Know About Raising Chickens, Gardening and Preserving -- with Over 100 Recipes!

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Getting Laid: Everything You Need to Know About Raising Chickens, Gardening...

Barbara Webb

Self-sufficiency; Preserving & freezing; Organic gardening; Farm & working animals

Paperback

<div>Sustainable living boasts no boundaries. You don&#8217;t need massive amounts of acreage or even a fenced-in backyard.... [more]

$28.99

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Better: The Everyday Art of Sustainable Living

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Better: The Everyday Art of Sustainable Living

Nicole Caldwell

Sustainability; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

<p>Intellectual arguments alone will not sway the dominant paradigm; to be motivated to create change, people must be moved.... [more]

$28.99

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The Econest Home: Designing and Building a Light Straw Clay House

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The Econest Home: Designing and Building a Light Straw Clay House

Paula Baker-Laporte, Robert Laporte

Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Self-sufficiency; Home & house maintenance

Paperback

Step-by-step instructions to build your own beautiful, environmentally friendly, healthy natural home. [more]

$72.99

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