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Clutterbug: A zine about stuff by Phiona Stanley
Price: Free! Words: 17,580. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living(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 Greening of Gavin - My First Year of Living Sustainably by Gavin Webber
Price: Free! Words: 14,950. Language: Australian English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living(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'.
The Fava, the Sun, and the Holy Goat: A Year On Our Farmlet by Christi Killien
Price: Free! Words: 36,180. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Categories: 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.
Limpeza SustentávelNos dias de hoje, a maior preocupação das pessoas é ter tempo para fazer tudo que precisam, mas sem perder os momentos de descanso e lazer. Imagina limpar a casa de forma sustentável, ou seja, uma limpeza eficaz, rápida, que by Léa Castelo Branco
Price: Free! Words: 6,880. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Limpa sua casa, cuida da sua saúde e ainda ajuda o meio ambiente.
2F Wind Turbine Construction Manual by Hugh Piggott
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,940. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
A very "hands-on" guide to every step in the process of building a 2 metre diameter wind turbine for battery charging. The turbine will produce 800kWh of energy on a site with 5 m/s mean wind speed. It uses more durable ferrite magnets for longer service life. The ebook is packed with colour photos and diagrams to clarify the text. "They can tell you more than thousand words"
Alternative Stirling Engines For Free Energy Applications And How To Go About Building Them And Using Them To Generate Electricity by Robert Murray-Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,650. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: 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.
The Slavery of Extreme Minimalism and other Minimalist Musings by Annie Jean Brewer
Price: Free! Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Categories: 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.
The Truth About Simple Unhooked Living by Estar Holmes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,540. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Find out how to manage a home comfortably and safely without electricity and running water. Why would anyone want to live that way on purpose? The reasons span from radical conservation to being self-reliant when the system falls apart. If you just want to weather water shortages and power outages gracefully, why not learn from those who live without pipes and wires full time?
The Working Chicken by Anna Hess
Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
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.
Build Your Own Solar Powered Generator: Step by Step Instructions for Solar Power at a Fraction of the Cost by Sue Merriam
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 11,950. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
When the power goes out, be prepared. Learn to build a solar powered generator using this handy reference guide with step by step instrutions.
Getting Started on a Food Supply Plan: Sourcing, Preserving, and Storing Food for Tomorrow's Uncertain Times by Marie James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Rural Living Today. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Canning and preserving
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.
Organization Tips That Work : Declutter Your Home In Just 15 Minutes Now! by The Blokehead
Series: The Blokehead Success Series. Price: Free! Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015 by Yap Kee Chong. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Cleaning & caretaking, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
This book will help you to take the initial planning steps needed before attacking your mess. Organizing professionals have analyzed how to clean up clutter for many years. It is wise to learn from their observations.
Survival / Preppers Pocket Ebook - 2016 Survival Guide by Michael Angelo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 97,390. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
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 ....
How to Start a Profitable Worm Business on a Shoestring Budget by Stephan Kloppert
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 34,540. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Home-based businesses, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
In the book the author, a successful commercial worm farmer for more than 15 years, shares easy to follow methods to start a worm business from scratch. The reader will learn proven low cost ways to breed earthworms and generate an income with them. The book is suited for anyone that wants to work from home and has only a very small budget to get his/her business of the ground.
Saving Money - The 40 Tip Cheat Sheet for Peace of Mind, Effective Budgeting and Financial Success by Zach Lees
Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: American English. Published: February 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Budgeting, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Are you tired of feeling like you are constantly being bled for every last bill in your wallet or purse? Are you always on the lookout for ways to save money? If you answered YES to the above questions look no further! This no-fluff book contains 40 Easy and Proven tips and tricks that experts use to help you save money starting today.
Types of Burn Chambers for Rocket Mass Heaters by Ray Dudley & Randi Dudley
Price: Free! Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Bricks or barrels? Pre-fab or pour your own? How do you decide what to make your heater out of? Are they all safe? Do they all really work with the same efficiency? Written by Ray & Randi Dudley, authors of "Lessons from Our Rocket Mass Heater", this is a FREE primer for folks that have never built a heater and are just starting their research. PACKED with photos, links, websites and stats.
Talk Cheap: Your Guide to Free and Cheap Phone Service by Annie Jean Brewer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance
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.
Homesteading Adventures: A Guide for Doers and Dreamers by Sue Robishaw
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,860. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014 by ManyTracks. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
From bare beginnings to a comfortable, ever changing homestead, Sue leads the reader through their early years of building, learning, laughing and creating their home in the woods. Both fun and practical with plenty of how-to and a little bit of philosophy, from home building to home power, from organic garden to country kitchen, and a whole lot in between.
The Straw Bale House - Volume I by Jude Fox
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
Gardener's Guide to Making Compost for the Garden by Paul R. Wonning
Series: Gardener's Guide Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Compost is an invaluable ingredient for garden soil. It enriches the ground with minerals and other nutrients and can provide ideal mulch for growing plants