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How Green are My Wellies: Small Steps and Giant Leaps to Green Living with Style

Handbook / ManualOut of Print

By: Anna Shepard

Eden Project Books

Hardback | Jun 2008 | #175085 | ISBN-13: 9781905811205
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Ever wondered how you can be green with glamour? Or how to make the very best of life and feel virtuous too?

"How Green Are My Wellies?" describes Anna's efforts to live a life that is both fun and sparkly green. And whether growing vegetables, throwing a clothes-swap party, concocting natural potions, or green speed-dating, she proves that being planet-friendly is surprisingly liberating, enriching, and it may even make you laugh. Month by month, Anna explores everything from avocado cleansers to guerrilla gardening to worm-racing in order to perfect the art of being green. Here are the tricks to slimming your waste in January; mastering cool camping in July; and celebrating the joy and satisfaction of making things at home as the evenings draw in.

Charged with infectious enthusiasm, her yearbook is full of new ideas, reveals brilliant 'eco-cheats' for lazier moments, and demonstrates unequivocally that you can be green with style.

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Anna Shepard is a Times journalist who writes the Eco-Worrier column in the Saturday edition of this paper. She also writes a green living blog as the Eco-worrier and contributes to all sections of The Times, especially Travel, The Magazine, The Knowledge, and Books. As well as freelancing for other publications (New Statesman, Elle), she regularly appears on TV and radio to discuss green issues, including BBC News 24, BBC Radio Wales and BBC FiveLive.

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