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Waste Not (signed by author)
'This is a much-needed guidebook from a true agent of change.' Sarah Wilson
The one book you need to reduce waste at home and in everyday life.
We need to talk about waste. Shrink-wrapped veggies, disposable coffee cups, clothes and electronics designed to be upgraded every year: we are surrounded by stuff that we often use once and then throw away. Globally, many individual households produce enough rubbish to fill a three-bedroom home every year. This includes thousands of dollars worth of food and an ever-increasing amount of plastic, which takes hundreds of years to break down and often ends up in our oceans or our food chain.
But what to do about such a huge problem? Is it just the price we pay for the conveniences of modern life? What if it were possible to have it both ways - to live a modern life with less waste?
That's where Erin Rhoads, aka The Rogue Ginger, comes in. Erin went from eating plastic-packaged takeaway while shopping online for fast fashion, to becoming one of Australia's leading eco-bloggers. Erin knows that small changes can have a big impact. In Waste Not she shares everything she's learnt from her own funny, inspiring - and far-from-perfect - journey to living with less waste, to help you tackle your own war on waste.
Learn how to:
- Switch out the disposable plastics from your shopping trolley
- Make simple cleaning solutions free from harmful chemicals
- Find your favourite beauty products without all the packaging
- Give a baby shower present that won't end up in the charity shop bag
- Plan your own zero-waste wedding (and what `zero waste' even means!)
- and so much more!
Edited, produced and printed using low-waste principles on sustainably sourced paper with soy inks.