All You Need Is Less

All You Need Is Less

The Eco-friendly Guide to Guilt-free Green Living and Stress-free Simplicity

Book - 2014 | First edition.
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Most eco-friendly books start with terror-inducing lists of the carcinogenic chemicals you are liberally slathering all over every single surface in your house, painting most people as unwitting eco-villains, happily Lysol-ing their way straight to hell. Well, readers can just relax and unpack the (plastic) bags - no guilt trips today! All You Need is Less is about realistically adopting an eco-friendly lifestyle without either losing your mind from soul-destroying guilt or becoming a preachy know-it-all whom everyone loathes. It's all gotten kind of complicated, hasn't it? This whole eco-friendly thing seems to have devolved into a horrific cycle of guilt, shaming, and one-upping, and as a result people are becoming exhausted. It doesn't have to be this way. It is possible to take baby steps towards a more Earth-friendly lifestyle without stress, guilt, or judgmental eco-shaming.

Top eco-blogger Madeleine Somerville is here with really original ideas on how to save money and the planet. Her ideas are even fun! Somerville has emerged as the voice of reason on urban homesteading that is stress-free, sanity-based, and above all do-able.
Publisher: Berkeley, California :, Viva Editions,, [2014]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781936740796
Characteristics: xxi, 266 pages : illustrations


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Feb 14, 2018

Great book with usable ideas and tips.

Feb 07, 2017

Loved this book. Nice to see serious and deliberate consideration for how we can change the way we live in a significant positive way. Being funny helps too. Might put off some, but it's well worth the read.

Mar 04, 2015

Absolutely terrific. Very informative, plus hysterically funny. I love it so much after checking it out several times, I finally went and bought it to have always.

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Feb 07, 2017

mwcarl thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over


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