The Eco Hero Handbook: Simple Solutions to Tackle Eco-Anxiety (Hardcover)

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As we face a global environmental crisis, The Eco Hero Handbook addresses all your eco-anxieties and dilemmas to empower you to become part of the solution.

Looking behind the slogans and exploring the myths, this handy guide offers a clear and balanced exploration of the major eco-debates, enabling you to make decisions based on facts. Featuring practical steps for positive action in all areas of your life, find solutions to all your environment-related challenges, including:
  • How can I keep my house clean but low impact?
  • How can I reduce my overall energy use in the home?
  • How can I protect my plants without using chemicals?
  • Which transport choices will help cut carbon emissions?
  • Is it okay to eat any meat?
Organised by area of life (home, out and about, work, food and activism), each issue is paired with a practical solution and the evidence to back it up.

From recycling to eating sustainably, ethical fashion to being an eco-conscious tourist, this book is the essential guide to the little changes that will make a big difference.

About the Author


Tessa Wardley is a river-lover and mini-adventurer who has worked and played in waters worldwide from New Zealand to the Arctic Circle. She is a senior policy advisor with the Environment Department and before that, principle in a global environmental consultancy and policy advisor to the Environment Agency. She has written The River Book, The Woodland Book, and The Countryside Book, inspirational titles encouraging readers to have adventures outdoors.

She is also author of The Mindful Art of Wild Swimming and Mindful Thoughts for Runners.

Praise For…


The Eco Hero Handbook provides hundreds of simple steps, from reducing food waste, choosing more durable clothing, and sharing used clothes to changing our driving habits are effective ways to break out of eco-anxiety.—Mitch Ratcliffe, Earth911

[This book] addresses the issue of eco-anxiety, that feeling of impending doom and gloom to which anyone concerned about the environmental crisis can relate.—Katherine Martinko, TreeHugger

Rather than stoking anxiety that leads to helplessness, this guide encourages people to use less and enjoy more, use options with the smallest carbon footprint, choose options with the least waste, support your local community, and enable the natural world to be more resilient.—Green Teacher
Product Details
ISBN: 9780711254633
ISBN-10: 071125463X
Publisher: Ivy Press
Publication Date: March 16th, 2021
Pages: 144
Language: English