Increasingly, products on American shelves are equated with serious health hazards, hazards that the European Union is legislating out of existence in its powerful trading bloc, a lead that even China is beginning to follow. Schapiro illustrates how the blowback from weak regulation in the USA carries an economic, as well as environmental, price.
9781603580588 | Published: January 2009
Published: January 2009 | Chelsea Green Publishing
This book looks at all aspects of polytunnel use from planning your purchase to harvesting the rewards. It includes a detailed guide on how polytunnels are put up and maintained.
Achieving ecological sustainability through social learning, community empowerment and participation
DIY skincare is fun, easy and empowering. This book is packed with safe, organic, eco-friendly skincare potions that you can make at home that are gorgeous yet affordable.
Show how the world's economic elites, who continue to benefit by plundering the environment, have access to 'lifeboats' that insulate them from the resulting catastrophes.
Packed with ideas for using your leftovers including that sad-looking carrot or hard cheese at the back of the fridge. Soups, stews, pies, and risottos sit alongside delicious quick recipes and tasty juices and smoothies.
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.
50 circular routes to explore in some of Devonís most beautiful countryside
An informal account by Colin Tudge of a think-tank held at Schumacher College, Devon in November 2007, on Holistic Economics.
This book is packed with ideas for using up your leftovers, gives advice on planning and storing food, will help you reduce your food bills and reduce your environmental impact.
A guide to radically reduce home energy consumption, and even completely liberate your home from fossil-fuel dependency
The original book on forest gardening, which shows how to maximise the output of your garden using the seven layers of a natural forest.
Shows how permaculture is practised in four very different settings: a Hampshire back garden; a City Challenge project in Bradford; a community co-op in Devon; and a small farm in the Forest of Dean.
A walking guide to 50 green lanes
- The Passivhaus Handbook - A practical guide to constructing and retrofitting buildings for ultra-low energy performance
- Organic Gardening - The natural no-dig way
- How to Grow Perennial Vegetables - Low-maintenance, low-impact vegetable gardening
- Hot Beds - How to grow early crops using an age-old technique
- How to Grow Winter Vegetables
- Creating a Forest Garden - Working with Nature to Grow Edible Crops
- The Transition Companion - Making your community more resilient in uncertain times
- The Hempcrete Book - Designing and building with hemp-lime
- The Fruit Tree Handbook
- The Weeder's Digest - Identifying and enjoying edible weeds