Conservation at Home: A Practical Handbook, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Conservation at Home

A Practical Handbook, 1st Edition

By Michael Allaby


124 pages

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Hardback: 9780367422271
pub: 2019-12-17
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Originally published in 1988, Conservation at Home looks at practical methods of conservation that can be carried out within the home. Still as relevant today, as it was at the time of publication, this book gives practical and authoritative advice on a wide range of activities and products that can materially affect our environment. From the fabric and fuel, we use to keep warm, to the utensils and chemicals we clean with and the food we eat this book provides detailed information on how our domestic lives are affecting not only the natural world, but also ourselves as humans. Complete with detailed illustrations, this concise and useful book provides an ecologically conscious guide to living at home. This volume will be of interest to those researching and working in the field of ecology and conservation as well as for more general readerships.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Healthy Homes Add up to a Healthy World

1 Downstairs

2. The Stairs and Upstairs

3. The House Itself

4. Outside the House

5. The Garden

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NATURE / Ecology
NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection