Bioregional Solutions
For Living on One Planet

By Pooran Desai and Sue Riddlestone Foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales

Bioregional Solutions
Paperback, 112 pages £7.00
Published: 18th July 2002
ISBN: 9781903998076
Format: 210mm x 148mm

Category: ENVIRONMENT, ECOLOGY & CLIMATE CHANGE, SCHUMACHER BRIEFINGS

Series: Schumacher Briefings

We live in a consumer society, and over-consumption is the driving force of environmental degradation. This stark reality led Pooran Desai and Sue Riddlestone to found BioRegional Development Group. In this Briefing they show how we can meet more of our needs for wood products, paper, textiles, food and housing from local renewable and waste resources. They outline the theoretical framework of bioregional development and the award winning practical solutions that BioRegional have developed with industry partners. They quantify how we can significantly reduce CO2 emissions and recycle waste, and so greatly reduce our ecological footprint.

The entrepreneurial spirit of BioRegional has catalysed real and lasting examples of how we can meet our needs in a sustainable way and play fair with the developing world. This is the new mainstream not an alternative lifestyle.

- Anita Roddick OBE, founder of The Body Shop

We've all got a lot of learn from BioRegional – a small organisation dealing in very big ideas.

- Jonathon Porritt

Pooran Desai

Pooran Desai is a co-founder and director of The BioRegional Development Group

Sue Riddlestone

Sue Riddleston is a co-founder and director of The BioRegional Development Group.



Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 112 pages
ISBN: 9781903998076
Format: 210mm x 148mm
8pp colour plates

BIC Code: RNA, RNF, RNH, RNT
BISAC Code:  NAT011000, NAT038000, POL044000, SCI026000, SOC026000
Imprint: Green Books


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