Sustainable Home is a stylish, inspirational and practical guidebook to maintaining a more environmentally friendly household.
Sustainable lifestyle blogger and professional Christine Liu takes you on a tour through the rooms of your home – the living area, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom – offering tips, tricks and 18 step-by-step projects designed to help you lead a more low-impact lifestyle. Whether its by making your own toothpaste, converting to renewable energy sources, reducing your consumption of plastic, growing your own herb garden or upcycling old pieces of furniture, there are numerous ways – both big and small – to make a difference.
With environmental issues at the forefront of global politics, the desire to make small changes on an individual level is on the rise; this book will guide anyone hoping to make a difference, but who perhaps don’t know where to begin.
Christine Liu is author of the blog and YouTube account 'simply by christine', a diary and guide to living simply and sustainably. Her education in industrial and packaging technology, coupled with her and career experience in packaging sustainability at Cisco Systems led her to share her lifestyle through this website and most recent book, Sustainable Home. Inspired by the beauty of necessity of simple living, she hopes that her viewers will be as encouraged to better their own lives and the planet they live on.
“Such a great book if you want to start with more sustainable life but you don't know where to begin. The beautiful photos make the whole reading experience even better and you will close this book feeling inspired.” Reader review on Goodreads
“'The Sustainable Home' is a great book or rather a manual on how to start your zero waste life. It gives you the introduction to environmental issues together with some very important facts, but also it's full of ideas to use in every day life. The book consists of many step by step tutorials starting from how to regrow your food to how to build your own furniture that will last a lifetime. I can genuinely recommend it to everyone who wants to live ecofriendly life. Five stars from me!” Reader review on Goodreads