Sucking Eggs

Sucking Eggs

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Recycling, buying locally-sourced food and vintage clothing, checking air miles and carbon footprints - our ever-growing obsessions with saving money and preserving the planet is beginning to affect the way many of us shop, travel and eat every day. After decades of plenty, we now face the credit crunch and climate change but the good news is that we don't have to look far back in our history for a handy lesson in making seismic lifestyle changes. Our grannies can show us the way. They wasted almost nothing, bought locally, recycled, grew their own veg and 'dug for victory' and, with the aid of Patricia Nicol's colourful, comparative history, so can we.a#39;Two hours waste of your radio every day uses up hall a humlredweight of coal a year at the power stationaquot; chided the Fuel ... 7 Hitler and the japs loved switched- on taps: The battle to save water a€” now and then Hot water so abundant for all ... fact that 150 litres of water (that is 100 of those bottles of Evian) is how much the average British person uses in a single day. ... But twenty minutes in a warm power shower daily. green campaigners warn us, is not environmentally sustainable.

Title:Sucking Eggs
Author:Patricia Nicol
Publisher:Random House - 2015-05-28


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