3 Acorns Eco-
We have two books available to help you make your workplace or home even greener:
Easy Eco Auditing
by Donnachadh McCarthy
£8.00 plus P&P
"An essential read"
Prima Magazine Febriuary 2008
Published by Hamlyn’s Gaia Press, February 2008.
The book breaks eco living down into easily managed chunks, including how to change
your water usage habits, how to saying goodbye to your rubbish mountain, what you
can do to help save and protect your natural environment, green cleaning principles
and how to motivate your family, friends and colleagues. With advice on principles
to follow both at home and at work, this is the one-
This is the essential handbook for enthusiasts to help green up their school, workplace or home.
Saving The Planet Without Costing The Earth
By Donnachadh McCarthy
£12.00 plus P&P
"No.1 Environmental Bestseller"
Amazon April 2006
Featured as an Easy Self-
with Dick Strawbridge, spring 2006.
In "Saving the Planet Without Costing the Earth -
He relates his own experiences in making his lifestyle more planet-
At the end of each chapter he lists simple practical steps that you can take in your
own life. He also provides a really easy do-
He concludes the book with a fascinating description of how he moved from being a classical ballet dancer to being a passionate environmentalist through an unplanned trip into the heart of the Amazon Forest, where he spent time with the Yanomami Indians.
Over 70% of the over 500 suggestions will either cost you nothing or will actually save you money. As Donnachadh says: "Saving the planet does not have to cost the earth".
Donnachadh has set a clear example in his own life with his own home in Peckham being the first private house in London to sell solar electricity to the national grid. His home is also the first home in London to receive planning permission to install a grid connected domestic windmill and over 75% of his water needs are supplied by a rain harvester on his roof.
THE FIVE BEST GREEN READS
Chosen by Julia Stephenson, The Independent, Sept. 20th 2005
"As handy tip books go, Saving the planet without costing the earth...is the best. Donnachadh writes a lifestyle column for the Independent and really knows his stuff. Certainly it gave me some new ideas."
George Marshall in his book Carbon Detox.
"The most practical book on the subject that I have read to date."
John Pilgrim, BBC Radio 3 Counties
"A really enjoyable read. Full of fascinating facts. I will never buy another aluminum drinks can!"
Susan Hughes, BBC Radio Scotland.
"Full of down to earth practical ideas."
BBC Radio Leicester
"Donnachadh had reinvented the genre and brought a breath of fresh air to it."
David Boyle, LD News.
"Fortunately, I have Donnachadh McCarthy's Saving the Planet Without Costing the
Earth, which is packed full of gossipy, easy-
Juliet Stephenson, Green columnist, The Independent
"Buy it, read it and do it. The world will be a better place because of it."
Mark Hinnells, Challenge Magazine
"I realise that many of my day-
(After living the Saving the Planet Without Costing the Earth lifestyle.)
Alison Freeman, BBC Online