Building with Straw Bales

In this full colour, fully updated new edition of the book Grand Designs described as "the essential guide to straw-bale building"; Barbara Jones uses her 20 years of experience in natural building methods to guide self-builders and architects through using straw as a sustainable material for a diverse range of comfortable and environmentally friendly buildings.

Paperback    £21.99

9780857842282 | Published: May 2015 | Green Books

Hardback    £39.99

9780857842275 | Published: May 2015 | Green Books


For anyone who is trying to keep up with the extremely rapid developments in the biodiesel industry, the second edition of Biodiesel: Growing a New Energy Economy is an invaluable aid. The second edition concludes with updated views on where the industry is headed in the years to come from some of its key players.

Paperback    £16.95

9781933392967 | Published: September 2008 | Chelsea Green Publishing

Building with Cob

Building with Cob shows how to apply this ancient technique in a wide variety of contemporary situations, covering everything from design and siting, mixing, building walls, fireplaces, ovens and floors, lime and other natural finishes, and gaining planning permission and building regulation approval.

Paperback    £24.99

9781903998724 | Published: February 2006 | Green Books


Making the case for crop-derived liquid fuel

Paperback    £14.95

9781931498654 | Published: January 2005 | Chelsea Green Publishing