It's Not Easy Being Green
One Family's Journey Towards Eco-friendly Living
By (author) Dick Strawbridge
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It's Not Easy Being Green by Dick Strawbridge
Book Description"It's Not Easy Being Green" follows Dick Strawbridge and his family as they leave their comfortable home in the Midlands to tackle a remarkable self-sufficiency project - New House Farm in Cornwall. Their main objective is to have as little negative impact on the planet as possible by producing no waste and removing their dependency upon fossil fuels - all without compromising on their comfortable, modern 21st-century lifestyles. It's a laudable aim, but they are definitely not eco-warriors! With his hands-on, flamboyant approach, Dick offers practical tips on everything, from constructing water wheels, gadgets and greenhouses, to the trials of living with animals and knocking up 'proper' wholesome food. Packed with information about the cost of power, sourcing building materials, taking up permaculture and finding transport alternatives, "It's Not Easy Being Green" highlights the small steps that can change your life and is a simple, inspirational guide for everyone considering the path to green living.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780563539254
(198mm x 127mm x 15mm)
Imprint: BBC Books
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publish Date: 8-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Dick Strawbridge
Born in Burma and brought up in Northern Ireland, Dick Strawbridge has had more than twenty years' distinguished service in the army, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. In 1993 he was awarded an MBE. Dick is regularly on screen, appearing in many television programmes including Planet Earth Challenge, Coast, The Reinventors, The Big Idea, Planet Mechanics and Scrapheap Challenge.
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