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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'.
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 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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Philosophy of Slow Vegetable Gardening by Peter Hadley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011 by Harry Maxwell Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
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.
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.
Build Your Own Small Solar Power System by Gavin Webber
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
So what do you do when the power goes out? Do you fumble around in the dark looking for candles or a torch to light the way? Well, look no further for a solution. This eBook is a how to guide, with comprehensive instructions that will enable you to benefit from my experience and research, and build your very own small solar power system even on a modest budget.
Retirement Home: Design, Budget, Estimate, and Secure Your Best Price by Jobe Leonard
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,190. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » House plans
The top guide available for designing, budgeting, estimating, and securing your best price on a Retirement Home.
A Beginner’s Guide to Trapping - Trapping Tips and Techniques by Shannon Rizzotto & John Davidson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2014 by JD-Biz Corp Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
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
Small Home Tiny House by Jobe Leonard
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,470. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The best guide to budgeting, designing, and estimating your small or tiny home available on the market today.
A Beginner’s Guide to Disaster Survival - Food Procurement - Finding the Best Animal Food Sources by Dueep Jyot Singh & John Davidson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2014 by JD-Biz Corp Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Outdoor cooking
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