Laura Tobin: Everyday Ways to Save Our Planet
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Sharing anecdotes from her own family's experiences, Tobin takes readers through areas of everyday life — from energy, water and transport, to how we manage our bathrooms, gardens and kitchens. Alongside fact files and infographics that make for sobering reading, we're presented with fixes to habits that hurt the environment. We can, for example, all easily brew our tea better, bathe better, and buy better. This book is for you if you don't know where to start and need practical advice on how you can help save the planet from someone who is not going to make you feel too guilty. Laura’s not telling you to never fly again, become a vegan or give up your car, but she will show how you can make small changes in every area of your life. Laura’s message is that no one can do everything, but everyone can do something – so let’s start a ripple and make a wave of change. About This Edition ISBN:The emissions we saved with how people changed their lives far outweighed the negative ones. So I didn’t feel guilty about that because I know that overall it was a positive benefit for the planet and it opened up a conversation that people wouldn’t normally have had." With over 200 “sustainable swaps” for families to implement, Everyday Ways to Save Our Planet by TV meteorologist Laura Tobin is a personal, practical and achievable guide to countering climate change. In short, Everyday Ways to Save Our Planet is an informative and welcoming step-by-step resource for anyone who isn’t sure how to start living their best eco-friendly life.
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It’s easy to think that one person’s efforts can’t make much difference. But in this book, Laura guides us through the simple and often surprising changes we can all make, in a friendly and easy-to-digest style. From singing in the shower as a way to save water to using a compost bin for food waste, we can all do our bit, no matter how small. And collectively, these small changes will have a huge impact on the planet. So, what are you waiting for? Together, we can make a big difference. She stated: "The amount of people that watched, who maybe wouldn’t have watched an Arctic documentary, was in the millions. People were coming up to me saying they had watched it with their family and they were looking at how they live their lives. If you're coming to Coles by car, why not take advantage of the 2 hours free parking at Sainsbury's Pioneer Square - just follow the signs for Pioneer Square as you drive into Bicester and park in the multi-storey car park above the supermarket. Come down the travelators, exit Sainsbury's, turn right and follow the pedestrianised walkway to Crown Walk and turn right - and Coles will be right in front of you. You don't need to shop in Sainsbury's to get the free parking! Where to Find Us