Looking behind the slogans and exploring the myths, The Eco Hero Handbook is a clear and balanced exploration in to the major eco-debates, enabling you to make decisions based on facts.
As we face a global environmental crisis, The Eco Hero Handbook addresses all your eco-anxieties and dilemmas to empower you to become part of the solution. Looking behind the slogans and exploring the myths, this handy guide offers a clear and balanced exploration of the major eco-debates, enabling you to make decisions based on facts. Featuring practical steps for positive action in all areas of your life, find solutions to all your environment-related challenges, including:
• How can I keep my house clean but low impact?
• How can I reduce my overall energy use in the home?
• How can I protect my plants without using chemicals?
• Which transport choices will help cut carbon emissions?
• Is it okay to eat any meat?
Organised by area of life (home, out and about, work, food and activism), each issue is paired with a practical solution and the evidence to back it up. From recycling to eating sustainably, ethical fashion to being an eco-conscious tourist, this book is the essential guide to the little changes that will make a big difference.
Tessa Wardley is a river-lover and mini-adventurer who has worked and played in waters worldwide from New Zealand to the Arctic Circle. She is also a renowned global environmental policy consultant, and before that, the policy advisor to the Environment Agency. She has written The River Book, The Woodland Book and The Countryside Book, inspirational titles encouraging readers to have adventures outdoors. She is also author of The Mindful Art of Wild Swimming and Mindful Thoughts for Runners.
Green lifestyle & self-sufficiency