Based on peer-reviewed scientific literature, the IFHE Programme Committee Household Technology & Sustainability has developed scientifically sound best practices on a sustainable use of household technology and resources. These materials can support Home Economics professionals worldwide to educate and train consumers to change their behaviour towards a more conscious use of natural resources.

Best practices in cooking, dishwashing, laundering and food preservation

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Material in Arabic & German

To promote Education for Sustainable Development, IFHE publishes the Best Practice Posters in different languages. The German language deition was sponsored by the German Society for Home Economics (dgh e.V.).

GERMAN: Download Best Practice Posters and accompanying material

ARABIC: Downloada Best Practice Posters andaccompanying material

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