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Breaking the grid : how to buy nothing, make everything, and live sustainably  Cover Image Book Book

Breaking the grid : how to buy nothing, make everything, and live sustainably / Dan Martin.

Martin, Dan, (author.).


When a crisis hits, we all wish we could be a little more self-sufficient. Readers will learn to live completely off the grid or just be a little more environmentally conscious. In this comprehensive guide, readers will find step-by-step photographed instructions for everything from making your own paper products to microgardening, from building furniture to harnessing solar power, and from making your own brown sugar to sewing sutures in an emergency situation.

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  • ISBN: 9781641704625
  • ISBN: 1641704624
  • Physical Description: 280 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 31 cm.
  • Publisher: Sanger : Familius, 2022.

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Formatted Contents Note:
Chapter 1: Our experience -- Chapter 2: Common tools and practices -- Chapter 3: Going green -- Chapter 4: Home production of products -- Chapter 5: Home production of produce -- Chapter 6: Harnessing of renewable energy -- Chapter 7: Alternative fuel production -- Chapter 8: Building without killing -- Chapter 9: Water harvesting -- Chapter 10: Waste management -- Chapter 11: Homesteading animals -- Chapter 12: Production of proteins -- Chapter 13: Food preparation and preservation -- Chapter 14: Health and medicine -- Chapter 15: Take the plunge.
Subject: Self-reliant living.
Genre: Instructional and educational works.

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