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Sustainable Food: Growing Food in the City

By: Michael Mobbs

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Australia, Choice Books: 2012

Seller ID: 002825

ISBN: 1920705546

Condition: New


After renovating his inner-city Sydney terrace and making it almost entirely self-sufficient in energy, water and waste disposal, Michael Mobbs realised his house was sustainable, but he wasn't. While his house saves 100,000 litres of dam water a year, the same amount of water is used to produce ten days' worth of food for the average Australian. In this companion book to the bestselling Sustainable House, Mobbs turns his attention to reducing the carbon emissions associated with growing, processing, transporting, selling and disposing food. With his own experiences anchoring the book, Sustain... View more info

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Sustainable House 2nd Edition

By: Michael Mobbs

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Australia, Choice Books: 2010

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 002826

ISBN: 192070552X

Condition: New


Whether you're planning to build or renovate, whether you in live in an apartment or a house, Sustainable House is the essential guide to help you achieve an environmentally friendly home. It includes advice on converting your kitchen, bathroom, water supply, energy, waste system and garden, as well as tips for working with councils, builders and engineers, and the costs and benefits associated with making your home sustainable. First published in 1998, this long-awaited second edition covers the revolutions that have since occurred in sustainable housing, and, critically, includes the author'... View more info