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.
From guidance on decluttering and living minimally to advice about plant-based foods to tips on repairing old clothes, this book touches every aspect of home life.
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, the projects in this book offer 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 Snapshots of Simplicity, a diary and guide to living simply and sustainably. She has a degree in Industrial and Packaging Technology from California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, and was also a H&M Sustainable Packaging Challenge Fellow of the DO School based in Germany. She lives in San Jose, California, where she works full time at Cisco Systems as a Sustainable Packaging Program Manager, and is also a global co-founder of Cisco's employee organization called The Green Team Network. Outside of her blogging and work efforts, Christine drives community initiatives in regards to zero waste living and speaks at local schools and organizations about living a sustainable lifestyle.