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Clutterbug: A zine about stuff
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Price: Free! Words: 17,580. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
(3.00 from 1 review)
Look around you right now: how much 'stuff' do you have? This zine is all about chucking stuff out, resisting buying new stuff, and looking at the processes of how we engage with stuff along the way. I consider the 'buy-ology' of why we desire and buy what we do in the first place and also 'flow': the exact opposite of the desire-acquire cycle. If you hoard stuff, or purge, this will interest you.
The Fava, the Sun, and the Holy Goat: A Year On Our Farmlet
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Price: Free! Words: 36,180. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
This memoir is about two fifty-something Boomers building a small farm life in the Pacific Northwest. The main characters besides me and my husband, the Bearded One, are our 3 twenty-something kids and a few neighbors. We build a barn, an aviary, and a hoop house; acquire chickens and goats for the first time; and have numerous other rural adventures.
The Greening of Gavin - My First Year of Living Sustainably
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Price: Free! Words: 14,950. Language: Australian English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
As he walked out of the cinema, Gavin knew that his life would change forever. It was the impact of a documentary that kicked him into action, whereby he decided to lower his family's impact on the planet, in the attempt to live a more sustainable lifestyle. This is the story of his first year of 'The Greening of Gavin'.
Alternative Stirling Engines For Free Energy Applications And How To Go About Building Them And Using Them To Generate Electricity
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,650. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
This book describes the basics of the Stirling engine, as well as some of the most promising alternative models, how to go about building them and how they can be used to generate power for home use.
Getting Started on a Food Supply Plan: Sourcing, Preserving, and Storing Food for Tomorrow's Uncertain Times
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Rural Living Today. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Have you ever wondered how you'd feed your family if the retail grocery store system failed? Do rising prices and declining food quality make you want to take matters into your own hands? Getting Started on a Food Supply Plan will help you create a system of growing, buying, and storing food to raise your level of preparedness, increase your self-sufficiency, and provide peace of mind.
Preppers Pocket App Ebook - Survival Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 97,390. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills
The Preppers Pocket Ebook was created to provide time-tested self reliance skills and information that previous generations knew and relied on to live. Our generation has an increasing need to learn these skills, live more healthy, save money at the grocery store, and live in harmony with all that nature provides. Learn about fishing, survival tips, gardening, fire starting, shelter building ....
The Straw Bale House - Volume I
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
This ebook is the first of three volumes packed with high quality photos, that together, detail the process of building a house from foundations to finish. The preparation for building is covered in 'Not Bad for a Girl: Building a House - The Preparation'. It is intended for other owner-builders or anyone who is curious about building a house.
The Philosophy of Slow Vegetable Gardening
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011 by Harry Maxwell Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
This book is the story of how I developed a productive vegetable garden that provides my family with an all year round supply of fresh, chemical-free vegetables, and saves us thousands of dollars a year. I have discovered the benefits of slow vegetable gardening, which encourages me to appreciate and savour my vegetable garden while philosophising on the world and living in harmony with nature.
The Working Chicken
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Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Get ready for your new flock in thirty minutes or less with this short, sweet, and self-sufficient guide to keeping chickens! Learn everything you need to know to get started on your poultry adventure on a rural or urban homestead. Then enjoy a bonus picture book to inspire the next generation of chicken lovers.
Talk Cheap: Your Guide to Free and Cheap Phone Service
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Are you tired of overpaying for phone service? I personally used the methods detailed in this book to completely eliminate both my land line AND my cell phone bills. Buy this book and learn how you too can save a fortune on your phone bill using legitimate, established options to your traditional land line and cell phone service.
The Slavery of Extreme Minimalism and other Minimalist Musings
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Price: Free! Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book contains eleven essays on the subject of minimalism written by Annie Jean Brewer, the author of "The Minimalist Cleaning Method" and other books. These essays have previously appeared on her website and have now been assembled into ebook format for easy reference.
Sanctuary-a Jack Robertson novel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,070. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Sanctuary is the story of two friends who realize that the American economy is destined to fail. They understand that there is nothing they can do to save the country, but there is something they can do to save themselves, their families, and friends. Their plan is not just a model for surviving the coming collapse. Sanctuary is a pattern for sustainable self-sufficient living for all Americans.
Grandma’s Household Tips Hints and Recipes
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Series: Grandma's Ancient Wisdom, Book 10 ยท Health Learning Books, Book 52. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014 by JD-Biz Corp Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general
Grandma was a very sensible and practical person. She knew the value of money, and that is why she kept on using shortcuts in order to keep the household expenses down. She made sure that she picked up all the useful household tips, which she got from her friends, and implemented them in her life. Some of these tips are so common sense that I wonders why we forgot about using them.
Climate Change: How To Find A Safe Haven
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 25,880. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Climate Change: How To Find A Safe Haven includes a brief history of how corporations in 1999 persuaded the United Nations to support the building of regional trading regions and trade agreements between nations, creating a global system of governance based on those trade agreements, appointed institutions, and international regulations.
A Beginner’s Guide to Trapping - Trapping Tips and Techniques
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2014 by JD-Biz Corp Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
Hunting and Trapping has been the bread and butter of humanity since the dawn of time. Man has taught himself how to acquire food from animals and how to properly hunt them. This book is a beginner’s guide to hunting and trapping. In the pages that follow you will get a better understanding of “The Hunt” the do’s and don’ts and by the time you have read this book you will have all the basic inform
Woodpecker Deterrent - Pigeon Deterrent: Stop Woodpeckers Destroying Your Siding & Pigeons Messing Your Residence
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Price: $2.97 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013 by SandSPublishing. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home repair
This book shows you exactly how to eradicate bird nuisance and home damage without harming pigeons or woodpeckers and with no special equipment. You just need a few old CDs!
A Beginner’s Guide to City Gardening - Sustainable and Organic Gardening In Limited Space
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Series: Healthy Gardening, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014 by JD-Biz Corp Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
A Beginner’s Guide to City Gardening Sustainable and Organic Gardening In Limited Space What do I mean by city gardening, you may ask? There was a time, when people had large open areas just outside their door steps in the town, or in the “country”, and all they had to do was fence it off and try to tame it.
A Beginner’s Guide to Disaster Survival - Food Procurement - Finding the Best Animal Food Sources
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2014 by JD-Biz Corp Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Survival, – especially in adverse conditions, when you have suddenly been faced with natural or man-made disaster, – is based on a particular mindset. You may have read about people who have managed to get through and survive disaster and catastrophes, which are potentially life-threatening. On the other hand, there have been people who went through extensive survival training, and still could not
Tips and Tricks for Living Small
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Written from a real life perspective, the author shares her experiences with small space living. This book covers the reasons one may choose to downsize, the benefits, potential pitfalls, and practical tips and tricks that will make downsizing easier.