Diy Projects For The Self Sufficient Homeowner

Author: Betsy Matheson
Publisher: Creative Publishing International
ISBN: 1589235673
Size: 28.90 MB
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"Step-by-step, how-to projects for home rain collection, solar panels, food storage, solar energy systems, eco-friendly improvements, bee keeping, and more"--Provided by publisher.

Prepping 101

Author: Kathy Harrison
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1612129587
Size: 11.27 MB
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The next severe storm, power outage, or financial meltdown could hit at any time. Having a household contingency plan and being part of a strong, resilient community could mean the difference between life and death. This friendly and highly accessible guide introduces the most important, practical steps your whole family can take in advance to ensure survival, safety, and comfort in short- or long-term emergencies. The critical information is presented in 40 achievable tasks, ranging from creating a preparedness notebook and repackaging store-bought food for storage to more involved preparations, such as learning to collect rainwater and building a solar oven. This publication conforms to the EPUB Accessibility specification at WCAG 2.0 Level AA.

Introduction To Energy And Climate

Author: Julie Kerr
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1498774423
Size: 65.58 MB
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The purpose of this textbook is to provide a well-rounded working knowledge of both climate change and environmental sustainability for a wide range of students. Students will learn core concepts and methods to analyze energy and environmental impacts; will understand what is changing the earth’s climate, and what that means for life on earth now and in the future. They will also have a firm understanding of what energy is and how it can be used. This text intends to develop working knowledge of these topics, with both technical and social implications. Students will find in one volume the integration and careful treatment of climate, energy, and sustainability.

No Waste Kitchen Gardening

Author: Katie Elzer-Peters
Publisher: Cool Springs Press
ISBN: 0760361614
Size: 47.85 MB
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No-Waste Kitchen Gardening is a fun and colorful exploration of the amazing results you can get by re-growing vegetable cutoffs and scraps into harvestable, edible plants. Stop tossing your carrot stumps, loose cilantro sprigs, lettuce and cabbage stalks, and apple cores in the trash! The expert advice in No-Waste Kitchen Gardening, gives you all the instruction and tricks you'll need to grow and re-propagate produce from food waste. You'll be astonished at how much food waste you can re-grow. You'll also find some helpful general information about growing indoors and maintaining your re-grown plants. Two-part photo instructions show first what the root, chunk seed, or leaf should look like when you re-plant it, and second, when to harvest or re-plant it in soil to continue growing. Edibles big and small, quick to grow and those that take a big longer, are included, so you can pick and choose which projects to take on. A few of the many plants profiled include: Green onions Tomatoes Melons Avocadoes Potatoes Carrots Cut back on your food waste, cultivate your own food easily, and maybe even share gardening with a new generation, all with the advice from No-Waste Kitchen Gardening.