Waste Not
22%
off

Waste Not : Make a Big Difference by Throwing Away Less

4.58 (161 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days
When will my order arrive?

Description

'This is a much-needed guidebook from a true agent of change.' Sarah Wilson

The one book you need to reduce waste at home and in everyday life.

We need to talk about waste. Shrink-wrapped vegies, disposable coffee cups, clothes and electronics designed to be upgraded every year: we are surrounded by stuff that we often use once and then throw away. Globally, many individual households produce enough rubbish to fill a three-bedroom home every year. This includes thousands of dollars worth of food and an ever-increasing amount of plastic, which takes hundreds of years to break down and often ends up in our oceans or our food chain.

But what to do about such a huge problem? Is it just the price we pay for the conveniences of modern life? What if it were possible to have it both ways - to live a modern life with less waste?

That's where Erin Rhoads, aka The Rogue Ginger, comes in. Erin went from eating plastic-packaged takeaway while shopping online for fast fashion, to becoming one of Australia's leading eco-bloggers. Erin knows that small changes can have a big impact. In Waste Notshe shares everything she's learnt from her own funny, inspiring - and far-from-perfect - journey to living with less waste, to help you tackle your own war on waste.

Learn how to:



switch out the disposable plastics from your shopping trolley
make simple cleaning solutions free from harmful chemicals
find your favourite beauty products without all the packaging
give a baby shower present that won't end up in the charity shop bag
plan your own zero-waste wedding (and what `zero waste' even means!)

Edited, produced and printed using low-waste principles on sustainably sourced paper with soy inks
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 160 x 210 x 27.94mm | 700g
  • South Yarra, Australia
  • English
  • Flexibound
  • Full colour throughout
  • 1743794622
  • 9781743794623
  • 61,806

About Erin Rhoads

Erin Rhoads has been writing about her zero-waste journey since 2013. Her blog, The Rogue Ginger, quickly became one of Australia's most popular eco-lifestyle websites, and Erin is now a prominent commentator on zero-waste living. She divides her time consulting with businesses on waste reduction, sharing skills and ideas at workshops and talks for kids and adults around Australia, and participating in environmental action groups.

Erin was a consultant on Australia's War on Waste and is a regular contributor on ABC Radio. She has been featured on BBC World, The Project, Sunrise, The Age, The Guardian, The Australian Women's Weekly, Marie Claire, Peppermint magazine and many more.

Erin lives in Melbourne, Australia, with her husband and son.
show more

Rating details

161 ratings
4.58 out of 5 stars
5 68% (109)
4 24% (38)
3 8% (13)
2 1% (1)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X