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Publisher: David & Charles (September 2009)
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"Advice from bygone years when life was less wasteful - ideal for today's eco and cost-concious lifestyle." --Woman's Weekly
Wise Words and Country Ways for House and Home
"Wise Words & Country Ways for House and Home" contains generations of advice on simple ways to run an environmentally-friendly home, based around well known, and not so well known, sayings. Everyone is keen to reduce their carbon footprint, conserve resources, eat and live more healthily. Ruth Binney's fascinating collection of traditional wisdom shares how our forbears lived well within the resources available. With advice on using everyday items as alternatives to expensive chemical products and tips on eco-friendly gardening and cooking, discover how to recapture that bygone age when life was simpler, less wasteful, less expensive, less toxic and more fulfilling. Illustrated with delightful line drawings throughout, "Wise Words & Country Ways for House and Home" shows us a better, more green way to live in the modern world.