Save the planet: 52 brilliant ideas for rescuing our world

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Infinite Ideas, Apr 6, 2011 - House & Home - 256 pages
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The plight of the environment is never far from the headlines these days - sea levels are rising, mild winters are now commonplace, more and more species are becoming endangered, and we're throwing away so much rubbish we're running out of places to hide it. But where do we start when it comes to doing our bit? How do you reduce your carbon footprint, and what is one anyway? Natalia Marshall has spent the last few years working out exactly how she can have a lesser impact on the environment, and Save the planet is the culmination of her quest to do her bit for planet Earth. Save the planet is practical, inspiring and contains 52 brilliant ideas to help everyone do their bit for the environment. From practical recycling tips to ideas on reducing your energy consumption, and from greener transport methods to clever tricks to save energy, time and money Save the planet has it all covered. Being cleaner and greener has never been easier!
 

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Contents

1 Saint or sinner?
1
2 Hey big spender
7
3 Clarity begins at home
11
4 Once more with feeling
15
5 Detox your home
21
6 Clean but green
25
7 Kiss pests goodbye
29
8 Youve got the power
35
29 Pets count too
129
30 The home farm
133
31 Garden green
137
32 The low water garden
141
33 Lovely leafy compost
145
34 Grow your own
151
35 The good and green companions
155
36 Your very own mini ecopark
161

9 Lowimpact DIY
39
10 Always read the label
45
11 The low impact consumer
51
12 Petal power
57
13 Warm and cosy
61
14 Burn naturally
65
15 Earth wind and water
69
16 Good wood
73
17 If in drought
77
18 Eco shopping
81
19 Where the wild things are
87
20 Green gadgets
91
21 Clothes care
95
22 Lets step outside
99
23 Organic choice
103
24 Homemade goodies
107
25 First aid naturally
111
26 Low power dressing
115
27 Your body your skin
121
28 A change of sport?
125
37 Right from the start
165
38 Lighten up
171
39 Help your PC live a little longer
175
40 Four wheels bad
179
41 Work for a better future
183
42 A clean break
189
43 The travellers footprint
193
44 Your money where your mouth is
197
45 Outside the box
201
46 Way to go
205
47 Is there anybody out there?
209
48 Try a low carb diet
213
49 Cash now
219
50 An awfully green adventure
223
51 An eco friendly party
227
52 Eureco Youre getting there
231
Brilliant resources
235
The end
237
Index
239
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Natalia Marshall has been a writer for more than 15 years, specializing in home and consumer issues for UK publications such as the "Sunday Times," "Eve," "Living," "Ideal Home," and "Marie Claire Lifestyle,

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