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Familias sin plástico: Pequeño manual de ecología cotidiana para cuidar el planeta

by Marion de La Porte

El libro para hacerte la vida sin plástico más fácil. Esta guía ilustrada llena de pautas, consejos y trucos nos ayuda a poner en práctica el zero waste y ofrece alternativas sencillas para una vida familiar saludable y respetuosa con el medioambiente. ¿Cómo? De una forma simple y progresiva. ¿Dónde? En casa, en el trabajo, en la escuela, haciendo la compra, durante las vacaciones y en los momentos de ocio y celebraciones. ¿Cuándo? En el día a día, sin culpas ni agobios. En este libro encontrarás, además, un capítulo dedicado especialmente al embarazo, el parto y los primeros años de crianza. Porque la herencia positiva de nuestra generación de padres es la de enseñar a cuidar nuestro planeta. ¡Unámonos a la revolución sostenible!

La felicidad en el trabajo

by Marie Kondo Scott Sonenshein

TU LUGAR DE TRABAJO ES MÁS IMPORTANTE QUE NUNCA. APRENDE CON MARIE KONDO A SACARLE EL MÁXIMO PARTIDO Y MEJORAR TU VIDA. El puesto de trabajo es un imán para el desorden y el caos. ¿Quién no se ha sentido agotado por reuniones improductivas, papeles revueltos, interminables correos electrónicos y tareas innecesarias? Todo esto consume tu motivación, limita tus posibilidades de progreso y socava tubienestar. La felicidad en el trabajo aplica el famoso método KonMari al espacio donde ejerces tu actividad laboral. Ofrece historias, consejos prácticos y estrategias para eliminar el desorden en el lugar donde trabajas y disfrutar de la productividad, el éxito y la felicidad que conllevan un entorno laboral y una mente ordenados. Los autores te guían mientras organizas tu vida laboral, ayudándote a desarrollar la confianza, a aumentar el éxito profesional y, por supuesto, a generar alegría.

Festival Cities: Culture, Planning and Urban Life (Planning, History and Environment Series)

by John R. Gold Margaret M. Gold

Festivals have always been part of city life, but their relationship with their host cities has continually changed. With the rise of industrialization, they were largely considered peripheral to the course of urban affairs. Now they have become central to new ways of thinking about the challenges of economic and social change, as well as repositioning cities within competitive global networks. In this timely and thought-provoking book, John and Margaret Gold provide a reflective and evidence-based historical survey of the processes and actors involved, charting the ways that regular festivals have now become embedded in urban life and city planning. Beginning with David Garrick’s rain-drenched Shakespearean Jubilee and ending with Sydney’s flamboyant Mardi Gras celebrations, it encompasses the emergence and consolidation of city festivals. After a contextual historical survey that stretches from Antiquity to the late nineteenth century, there are detailed case studies of pioneering European arts festivals in their urban context: Venice’s Biennale, the Salzburg Festival, the Cannes Film Festival and Edinburgh’s International Festival. Ensuing chapters deal with the worldwide proliferation of arts festivals after 1950 and with the ever-increasing diversifycation of carnival celebrations, particularly through the actions of groups seeking to assert their identity. The conclusion draws together the book’s key themes and sketches the future prospects for festival cities. Lavishly illustrated, and copiously researched, this book is essential reading not just for urban geographers, social historians and planners, but also for anyone interested in contemporary festival and events tourism, urban events strategy, urban regeneration regeneration, or simply building a fuller understanding of the relationship between culture, planning and the city.

Fixation: How to Have Stuff without Breaking the Planet

by Sandra Goldmark

Our massive, global system of consumption is broken. Our individual relationship with our stuff is broken. In each of our homes, some stuff is broken. And the strain of rampant consumerism and manufacturing is breaking our planet. We need big, systemic changes, from public policy to global economic systems. But we don't need to wait for them.Since founding Fixup, a pop-up repair shop that brought her coverage in The New York Times, Salon, New York Public Radio, and more, Sandra Goldmark has become a leader in the movement to demand better "stuff.&” She doesn't just want to help us clear clutter—she aims to move us away from throwaway culture, to teach us to reuse and repurpose more thoughtfully, and to urge companies to produce better stuff. Although her goal is ambitious, the solution to getting there is surprisingly simple and involves all of us: have good stuff, not too much, mostly reclaimed, care for it, and pass it on.Fixation charts the path to the next frontier in the health, wellness, and environmental movements—learning how to value stewardship over waste. We can choose quality items designed for a long lifecycle, commit to repairing them when they break, and shift our perspective on reuse and "preowned&” goods. Together, we can demand that companies get on board. Goldmark shares examples of forward-thinking companies that are thriving by conducting their businesses sustainably and responsibly.Passionate, wise, and practical, Fixation offers us a new understanding of stuff by building a value chain where good design, reuse, and repair are the status quo.

Floret Farm's A Year in Flowers: Designing Gorgeous Arrangements for Every Season

by Erin Benzakein

Learn how to buy, style, and present seasonal flower arrangements for every occasion.With sections on tools, flower care, and design techniques, Floret Farm's A Year in Flowers presents all the secrets to arranging garden-fresh bouquets.Featuring expert advice from Erin Benzakein, world-renowned flower farmer, floral designer, and bestselling author of Floret Farm: Cut Flower Garden, this book is a gorgeous and comprehensive guide to everything you need to make your own incredible arrangements all year long, whether harvesting flowers from the backyard or shopping for blooms at the market.• Includes an A–Z flower guide with photos and care tips for more than 200 varieties.• Simple-to-follow advice on flower care, material selection, and essential design techniques• More than 25 how-to projects, including magnificent centerpieces, infinitely giftable posies, festive wreaths, and breathtaking bridal bouquetsFloret Farm's A Year in Flowers offers advice on every phase of working with cut flowers—including gardening, buying, caring for, and arranging fresh flowers.Brimming with indispensable tips and hundreds of vibrant photographs, this book is an invitation to live a flower-filled life and perfect for anyone who loves flowers.• The definitive guide to flower arranging from the biggest star in the farm-to-centerpiece movement• Perfect for flower lovers, avid and novice gardeners, floral designers, wedding planners, florists, small farmers, stylists, designers, crafters, and those passionate about the local floral movement• For those who loved Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden by Erin Benzakein, The Flower Recipe Book by Alethea Harampolis, Seasonal Flower Arranging by Ariella Chezar, and The Flower Chef by Carly Cylinder

Flower School: A Practical Guide to the Art of Flower Arranging

by Calvert Crary

Create the flower arrangements of your dreams to keep at home, take to the office, or display on any special occasion using the simple tips and tricks and masterful techniques taught by Executive Director and professor Calvert Crary and the master florists at FlowerSchool New York.FlowerSchool New York is one of the world's premiere institutes for floral design and artistry, offering career development courses certified by the New York State Board of Education, and exclusive master class programs taught by celebrated master florists including Kiana Underwood, Remco Van Vliet, Lewis Miller, Emily Thompson, and Ingrid Carozzi. Now, for the first time, FlowerSchool Executive Director Calvert Crary is publishing a book that will make it possible for even the greenest at-home arrangers to create gorgeous, Instagram worthy bouquets. This hands-on, comprehensive guide provides readers with step-by-step instructions that cover all the most crucial aspects of flower arranging, including:How to buy the best flowers and how to get the best pricesSelecting your flowers based on texture, color, and seasonalityConditioning your flowers to ensure they last as long as possiblePairing your flowers with the right vaseCreating arrangements in a wide variety of styles that will work for any occasionIncluding advice from the school's well-respected master florists, and featuring beautiful color photographs of each unique arrangement, Flower School offers invaluable, insider tips and tricks that can only be gained through years of experience, providing readers with the fundamental tools and education they need to create homemade floral arrangements that are on par with any professional design.

Food Identities at Home and on the Move: Explorations at the Intersection of Food, Belonging and Dwelling (Home Ser.)

by Raúl Matta Charles-Édouard de Suremain Chantal Crenn

How does food restore the fragmented world of migrants and the displaced? What similar processes are involved in challenging, maintaining or reinforcing divisions between groups coexisting in the same living place? Food Identities at Home and on the Move examines how ‘home’ is negotiated around food in the current worldwide context of uncertainty, mobility and displacement. Drawing on empirical approaches to heritage, identity and migration studies, the contributors analyse the relationship between food and the various understandings of home and dwelling. With case studies on sushi around the world, food as heritage in the Afghan diaspora and Mexican foodways in Chicago, these chapters offer novel readings on the convergence of food and migration studies, the anthropology of space and place and the field of mobility by focusing on how entangled stories of food and home are put on display for constructing the present and imagining the future.

Food Network Magazine The Big, Fun Kids Cookbook: 150+ Recipes for Young Chefs

by Food Network Magazine

It&’s the ultimate kids cookbook from America&’s #1 food magazine: 150+ fun, easy recipes for young cooks, plus bonus games and food trivia! <P><P> The Big, Fun Kids Cookbook from Food Network Magazine gives young food lovers everything they need to succeed in the kitchen. Each recipe is totally foolproof and easy to follow, with color photos and tips to help beginners get excited about cooking. The book includes recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and dessert—all from the trusted chefs in Food Network’s test kitchen. Inside you&’ll find: <br>• 150+ easy recipes • Cooking tips from the pros • Color photos with every recipe • Special fake-out cakes (one looks like a bowl of mac and cheese!) • Choose-your-own-adventure recipes (like design-your-own Stuffed French Toast) • Kid crowd-pleasers like Peanut Butter & Jelly Muffins, Ham & Cheese Waffle Sandwiches, Pepperoni Chicken Fingers, Raspberry Applesauce and more! • Fun food games and quizzes (like &“What&’s Your Hot Dog IQ?&”) • Bonus coloring book pages <P><P><b>A New York Times Bestseller</b>

FOOD52 Your Do-Anything Kitchen: The Trusty Guide to a Smarter, Tidier, Happier Space (Food52 Works)

by Editors of Food52

The ultimate guide to the kitchen from Food52--the award-winning kitchen and home destination--filled with ideas for creating, organizing, and enjoying everyone's favorite room in the house.The first step to better, happier cooking? Setting up a tip-top kitchen. We're talking one that's stocked with essential tools and ingredients, organized so everything you need is close at hand, and sparkling-clean from floor to ceiling. Food52 is here to make it happen. Your Do-Anything Kitchen gathers the smartest ideas and savviest tricks from the Food52 community and test kitchen to help you transform your space into its very best self. If you're ready for a top-to-bottom kitchen revamp, this handbook's got you covered--but it's packed with small-but-mighty upgrades, too. Stick with us, and you'll get to know which cooking tools are must-haves, discover new pantry staples for on-a-whim meals, and learn tons of tips to make your fridge (freezer, too!) work even harder for you. You'll find strategies for tidying storage-container clutter and arranging all your cooking gadgets--and while you're at it, maximizing precious drawer and counter space. Once you've gotten your kitchen in order, you can start cooking with a new spring in your step, thanks to a handy how-to on knife skills and a mini-guide to mise en place. A chapter chock-full of cleaning advice will keep your kitchen at its spiffiest. Throughout, you'll get tours of real-life, super-functional home kitchens from cookbook authors, chefs, bakers, and more. Armed with a choose-your-own-adventure meal-prep planner, helpful charts on the art of speedy, streamlined dinners, and a game-changing cleaning checklist, you'll whiz through your routine like the efficiency expert you now are. So whether you're putting together your very first kitchen or looking to spruce up a well-loved space, Your Do-Anything Kitchen will turn it into the greatest-possible place to cook--and spend time.

From Clutter to Clarity: Clean Up Your Mindset to Clear Out Your Clutter

by Kerri Richardson

Reclaim your space, inside and outWhen you look at the clutter in your home, does it feel like you need an excavator to find the calm beneath the chaos? Do you try again and again to implement sustainable organizational systems without any success? Does the reason for your clutter always seem to come down to too little time or not enough space? If so, the time has come to look at the clutter beneath the clutter--the fears, doubts, and energy drains that are the true culprits of the muck.In the follow-up to her Wall Street Journal best-selling book What Your Clutter Is Trying to Tell You, decluttering expert, lifestyle designer, and coach Kerri Richardson helps you to: • Understand the three core causes of clutter and how they directly manifest in specific rooms and forms of clutter • Use practical and actionable exercises to clear out your clutter hot spots • Reclaim your personal space for the thoughts, things, and people in your life that are important to youWhether you are tackling perfectionism, procrastination, or toxic relationships, Richardson's straightforward advice will help you to finally clear those stubborn stacks, piles, and boxes for a clean start, with a wealth of space for your freedom and happiness to grow.

Fundamentals of Plan Making: Methods and Techniques

by Jerry Weitz Edward J. Jepson, Jr.

Urban and regional planning programs aspire to prepare practitioners to write and implement comprehensive plans. Yet, academic planning programs often place greater emphasis on theory than practice. To help address this gap, Fundamentals of Plan Making gives planning students an understanding of research and methods of analysis that apply to comprehensive planning. Its informative text and examples will help students develop familiarity with various data sources and acquire the knowledge and ability to conduct basic planning analyses such as population projections, housing needs assessments, development impact analyses, and land-use plans. Students will also learn how to implement the various citizen participation methods used by planners and develop an appreciation of the values and roles of practicing planners. In this revised second edition, Edward Jepson and Jerry Weitz bring their extensive experience as practicing planners and teaching faculty to give planning students the practical, hands-on tools they need to create and implement real plans and policies. With an entirely new census data set, expanded discussions of sustainability and other topics, as well as new online resources—including a companion website—the book is now more accessible and more informative, and its updated chapters on transportation, housing, environment, economic development, and other core planning elements also make it a handy reference for planning practitioners.

Garden Friends

by Faith Hickman

Gardens make great habitats for many types of animals. Water, protection and food are the benefits for animals living in a garden, and in return they keep the soil healthy, eat pesky insects, and help pollinate the flowers. Ladybugs are helpful to a garden–they eat insects called aphids. Find out which animals are a gardener’s best friends and which are enemies!

The Gardener's Botanical: An Encyclopedia of Latin Plant Names - with More than 5,000 Entries

by The Gardener's B Ross Bayton

The definitive guide to botanical Latin. Unlock the secrets of botanical Latin with this beautifully illustrated encyclopedia. The Gardener's Botanical contains definitions of more than 5,000 plant names—from abbreviatus ("shortened") to zonatus ("with bands")—along with more than 350 color illustrations. Scientific plant names are an invaluable tool for those who understand them. Formed from Greek and, more commonly, from Latin root words, not only do they make it possible for gardeners and botanists to communicate, they also contain a wealth of hidden information. The Gardener's Botanical is the key to unlocking these secrets. This guide contains a breathtaking array of botanical names in alphabetical order. Each word is listed with a pronunciation guide, definition, example plant, and, where appropriate, etymology. Also included in this illuminating guide are special features on important plant genera, fact boxes, essays focusing on the history and importance of Latin names and botanical illustrations, and an index of common names with more than 2,000 popular plants, cross-referenced with their binomial name in Latin.

Gardening Contemplations: Reflections on Sowing and Tending

by Various

'More than anything, I must have flowers always, always.' - Claude MonetThis beautifully packaged book offers the reader a rare opportunity to slow down and enjoy the natural restorative power of gardening through a selection of beautiful evocative quotes, poems and passages... immersing the reader in a space of contemplative reflection, inspired by the art of floriculture.'To forget how to dig the earth and to tend to the soil is to forget ourselves.' - Mahatma Gandhi

Gardening in Summer-Dry Climates: Plants for a Lush, Water-Conscious Landscape

by Nora Harlow

Dry summers? Wet winters? This is your must-have guide. Gardening in an area defined by arid summers and soggy winters can be challenging. But gardens can thrive in such conditions, and this definitive handbook shares the plants and practices that will help you succeed. Landscape architect Nora Harlow and award-winning photographer Saxon Holt explain how plants adapt to the climate and how topography and climate relate. A comprehensive plant directory provides details on each plant&’s needs, and stunning photography shows how smart design can help address seasonal issues. It&’s everything you need to create a flourishing summer-dry garden.

Gärtnern für Dummies (Für Dummies)

by Bill Marken Michael MacCaskey Sue S. Fisher

Haben Sie ein Stück Erde, das Sie in einen Garten verwandeln möchten, aber außer der Freude an erdverschmierten Händen, sattem Grün und Farbenpracht noch recht wenig Ahnung von Gartenarbeit? Dann ist "Gärtnern für Dummies" das richtige Buch für Sie! Hier erhalten Sie konkrete Hilfestellung bei der Planung Ihres Gartens und der Wahl der für Sie und Ihr Stück Land passenden Pflanzen. Lernen Sie, wie Sie aus Bäumen, Büschen und Blumen ein harmonisches Ganzes schaffen und mit einjährigen und mehrjährigen Pflanzen Ihren Garten zum Blühen bringen. Außerdem enthält das Buch viele nützliche Tipps zum richtigen Gartengerät, zur Hege und Pflege der Pflanzen, zur Schädlingsbekämpfung und zum Kompostieren.

Girls Who Build: Inspiring Curiosity and Confidence to Make Anything Possible

by Katie Hughes

Celebrate the can-do attitude of fierce girls who know how to wield a hammer, fire up a saw, and build everything from a bookshelf to a playhouse. Featuring project photographs, this guide will inspire you to pick up your power tools and make something great.Carpenter Katie Hughes frequently found that she was the only woman on construction worksites. To change that, she began teaching classes to girls ages 8-14, showing them how to drill, saw, and weld. Her classes quickly became sold out summer camps and she founded her own non-profit, Girls Build.Girls Who Build features candid and arresting photographs of forty-five girls showing off their power tools and can-do attitudes. Accompanying each girl is a profile interview where she speaks to her inspirations and favorite builds, plus tips for others starting out. Also included are building skills, techniques, and safety tips to teach girls -- and older beginners -- how to handle hammers, drills, and saws plus thirteen do-it-herself building projects (from the featured girls themselves) such as picture frames, nightstands, playhouses, and more.

Glasgow: High-Rise Homes, Estates and Communities in the Post-War Period (Built Environment City Studies)

by Lynn Abrams Barry Hazley Ade Kearns Valerie Wright

In the wake of an unparalleled housing crisis at the end of the Second World War, Glasgow Corporation rehoused the tens of thousands of private tenants who were living in overcrowded and unsanitary conditions in unimproved Victorian slums. Adopting the designs, the materials and the technologies of modernity they built into the sky, developing high-rise estates on vacant sites within the city and on its periphery. This book uniquely focuses on the people's experience of this modern approach to housing, drawing on oral histories and archival materials to reflect on the long-term narrative and significance of high-rise homes in the cityscape. It positions them as places of identity formation, intimacy and well-being. With discussions on interior design and consumption, gender roles, children, the elderly, privacy, isolation, social networks and nuisance, Glasgow examines the connections between architectural design, planning decisions and housing experience to offer some timely and prescient observations on the success and failure of this very modern housing solution at a moment when high flats are simultaneously denigrated in the social housing sector while being built afresh in the private sector. Glasgow is aimed at an academic readership, including postgraduate students, scholars and researchers. It will be of interest to social, cultural and urban historians particularly interested in the United Kingdom.

The Great Indoors: The Surprising Science of How Buildings Shape Our Behavior, Health, and Happiness

by Emily Anthes

An Architectural Record Notable BookA fascinating, thought-provoking journey into our built environmentModern humans are an indoor species. We spend 90 percent of our time inside, shuttling between homes and offices, schools and stores, restaurants and gyms. And yet, in many ways, the indoor world remains unexplored territory. For all the time we spend inside buildings, we rarely stop to consider: How do these spaces affect our mental and physical well-being? Our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors? Our productivity, performance, and relationships?In this wide-ranging, character-driven book, science journalist Emily Anthes takes us on an adventure into the buildings in which we spend our days, exploring the profound, and sometimes unexpected, ways that they shape our lives. Drawing on cutting-edge research, she probes the pain-killing power of a well-placed window and examines how the right office layout can expand our social networks. She investigates how room temperature regulates our cognitive performance, how the microbes hiding in our homes influence our immune systems, and how cafeteria design affects what—and how much—we eat.Along the way, Anthes takes readers into an operating room designed to minimize medical errors, a school designed to boost students’ physical fitness, and a prison designed to support inmates’ psychological needs. And she previews the homes of the future, from the high-tech houses that could monitor our health to the 3D-printed structures that might allow us to live on the Moon.The Great Indoors provides a fresh perspective on our most familiar surroundings and a new understanding of the power of architecture and design. It's an argument for thoughtful interventions into the built environment and a story about how to build a better world—one room at a time.

The Greenway Imperative: Connecting Communities and Landscapes for a Sustainable Future

by Charles A. Flink

Trailblazing greenway projects from vision to reality In this eye-opening journey through some of America’s most innovative landscape architecture projects, Charles Flink shows why we urgently need greenways. A leading authority in greenway planning, design, and development, Flink presents inspiring examples of communities that have come together to build permanent spaces for the life-sustaining power of nature. The Greenway Imperative reveals the stories behind a variety of multiuse natural corridors, taking readers to Grand Canyon National Park, suburban North Carolina, the banks of the Miami River, and many other settings. Flink, who was closely involved with each of the projects in this book during his 35-year career, introduces the people who jumpstarted these initiatives and the challenges they overcame in achieving them. Flink explains why open green spaces are increasingly critical today. “Much more than a path through the woods,” he says, greenways conserve irreplaceable real estate for the environment, serve as essential green infrastructure, shape the way people travel within their communities, reduce impact from flooding and other natural disasters, and boost the economies of cities and towns. Greenways can and should dramatically reshape the landscape of America in the coming years, Flink argues. He provides valuable reflections and guidance on how we can create resilient communities and satisfy the human need for connection with the natural world.

Grow Food at Home: Simple Methods For Small Spaces

by John Tullock

Everything you need to know to grow good food without a yard Grow food for freshness. Grow food organically. Grow food to connect with nature. Whatever the goal, you don’t need a lot of space to enjoy the benefits of homegrown veggies, herbs, and fruits. In Grow Food at Home, gardening expert John Tullock shows readers just how easy it is to enjoy “farm”-fresh produce grown right on the windowsill, the porch, or in a tiny backyard. Covering artificial lighting, hydroponics, vertical gardening, straw-bale planters, and more, the book offers even the most confined apartment dwellers plenty of options to get growing. Tullock shares all the tips and tricks readers need to make small-space gardening a success, with information on starting seeds, transplanting, succession planting, “crop” rotation, and other procedures—all tailored to the small-space garden—plus recipes to make the most of the harvest. Readers will be energized to grow a mouth-watering selection of micro-crops, from lettuces and herbs to tomatoes, cucumbers, beets, and even small fruits—no matter how little room they have available.

Grow Great Vegetables in Georgia

by Ira Wallace

Get the Inside Dirt, Georgia! This ultimate local guide to growing vegetables and other edibles provides you with insider advice on climate zones, average frost dates, and growing season details across Georgia. Information includes details on sun, soil, fertilizer, mulch, water, and the best varieties for your region. A garden planning section helps with design and crop rotation, and monthly lists explain what to do from January through December. In-depth profiles of nearly 50 edibles round out the information and help ensure a can&’t-miss harvest.

Grow Great Vegetables in North Carolina

by Ira Wallace

Get the Inside Dirt, North Carolina! This ultimate local guide to growing vegetables and other edibles provides you with insider advice on climate zones, average frost dates, and growing season details across North Carolina. Information includes details on sun, soil, fertilizer, mulch, water, and the best varieties for your region. A garden planning section helps with design and crop rotation, and monthly lists explain what to do from January through December. In-depth profiles of nearly 50 edibles round out the information and help ensure a can&’t-miss harvest.

Grow Great Vegetables in South Carolina

by Ira Wallace

Get the Inside Dirt, South Carolina! This ultimate local guide to growing vegetables and other edibles provides you with insider advice on climate zones, average frost dates, and growing season details across South Carolina. Information includes details on sun, soil, fertilizer, mulch, water, and the best varieties for your region. A garden planning section helps with design and crop rotation, and monthly lists explain what to do from January through December. In-depth profiles of nearly 50 edibles round out the information and help ensure a can&’t-miss harvest.

Grow Great Vegetables in Tennessee

by Ira Wallace

Get the Inside Dirt, Tennessee! This ultimate local guide to growing vegetables and other edibles provides you with insider advice on climate zones, average frost dates, and growing season details across Tennessee. Information includes details on sun, soil, fertilizer, mulch, water, and the best varieties for your region. A garden planning section helps with design and crop rotation, and monthly lists explain what to do from January through December. In-depth profiles of nearly 50 edibles round out the information and help ensure a can&’t-miss harvest.

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