Sustainability

This section combines gardening and architecture, and includes books on sustainable building and gardening, organic gardening, DIY building, and other environmentally conscious lifestyle choices.

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2040: A Handbook for the Regeneration

Cover Image, Little Boy

Damon Gameau
Pan Macmillan
ISBN 9781760554149
Paperback 2019
Price $AU 34.99
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2040: A Handbook for the Regeneration shows us how we can fulfil a magnificent vision of future sustainability into everyday life by engaging in activities such as cooking, shopping, gardening, sharing, working and teaching our kids. It shows us that climate change is a practical problem that can be tackled by each of us, and that we can make a genuine difference - if we know what to do. Brimming with practical wisdom and even 50 delicious recipes.


Waste Not: Make a Big Difference by Throwing Away LessCover Image, Waste Not

Erin Rhoades
Hardie Grant Books
ISBN 9781743794623
Paperback 2018
Price $AU 29.99
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The one book you need to reduce waste at home and in everyday life. We need to talk about waste. Shrink-wrapped vegies, disposable coffee cups, clothes and electronics designed to be upgraded every year: we are surrounded by stuff that we often use once and then throw away. Each year Australian households produce enough rubbish to fill a three-bedroom home, including thousands of dollars worth of food and an ever-increasing amount of plastic, which takes hundreds of years to break down and often ends up in our oceans or our food chain. But what to do about such a huge problem? Is it just the price we pay for the conveniences of modern life? What if it were possible to have it both ways - to live a modern life with less waste?


Backyard ChickensCover Image, The Bee Book

David Ingham
Murdoch Books
ISBN 9781743367537
Hardback 2017
Price $AU 35.00
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A fantastic new reference title for those considering backyard poultry.  Chickens are great backyard pets for young and old - they're a natural extension for everyone with a vegie patch, and for those who like eggs but are concerned about the welfare of commercial hens. Dave Ingham offers advice on how to start, including the housing and feeding, and settling of chickens with other pets.

'This book is the what for, how to, where and why of chickens for novices and wranglers alike.' - Costa Georgiadis, ABC Gardening Australia


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