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Green guide : the complete reference for consuming wisely / by the editors of the Green guide ; foreword by Meryl Streep.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sage Library System.

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Summary:

Paper or plastic? Organic or conventional? In a world that is rapidly going "green," how does the average person make decisions that are smart for the family--and good for the planet? The Green Guide is here to help, with the concepts and choices for Earth-conscious living. Presented in concise, information-packed chapters, this up-to-the-minute resource touches on every aspect of our lives, from grocery shopping to housecleaning to work, travel, and investing--enabling consumers to make informed decisions and simple changes that impact the planet in big ways. Easy-to-follow information and hundreds of fascinating sidebars, fact boxes, and other key elements recommend how you can replace unhealthy and environmentally damaging practices and products with more wholesome, comfortable, and aesthetically pleasing alternatives. Neither scholarly nor scare-mongering in tone, the lively text has been written in partnership with a board of noted experts--offering readers the most authoritative, engaging, comprehensive, and in-depth reference of its kind. Created by two of the strongest brands in conservation and the environment, and drawn from more than ten years of reputable coverage in The Green Guide newsletter, on-line and in print, this comprehensive resource is destined to become a must-have for millions of families and the first name in household reference books in this up-and-coming category.--
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Hermiston Public Library 304.2 GRE (Text) 37838000260984 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 06/29/2011 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1426202768
  • ISBN: 9781426202766
  • Physical Description: 447 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Ventures, 2008.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 421-425) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Eat green : healthy, sustainable meals -- Clean & green : better housekeeping -- Power down : appliances & electronics -- Green by design : ecofriendly home decor -- Healthy beauty : natural personal care -- Green sleeves : clothing & accessories -- Growing up green : healthy kids & babies -- Getting around : transportation & eco-travel -- Building the future : green home improvement -- Grow natural : lawn & garden care -- Animal instinct : natural pet care -- Green at work : sustainable school & office supplies -- Planet-friendly fun : holidays & recreation.
Summary, etc.:
Paper or plastic? Organic or conventional? In a world that is rapidly going "green," how does the average person make decisions that are smart for the family--and good for the planet? The Green Guide is here to help, with the concepts and choices for Earth-conscious living. Presented in concise, information-packed chapters, this up-to-the-minute resource touches on every aspect of our lives, from grocery shopping to housecleaning to work, travel, and investing--enabling consumers to make informed decisions and simple changes that impact the planet in big ways. Easy-to-follow information and hundreds of fascinating sidebars, fact boxes, and other key elements recommend how you can replace unhealthy and environmentally damaging practices and products with more wholesome, comfortable, and aesthetically pleasing alternatives. Neither scholarly nor scare-mongering in tone, the lively text has been written in partnership with a board of noted experts--offering readers the most authoritative, engaging, comprehensive, and in-depth reference of its kind. Created by two of the strongest brands in conservation and the environment, and drawn from more than ten years of reputable coverage in The Green Guide newsletter, on-line and in print, this comprehensive resource is destined to become a must-have for millions of families and the first name in household reference books in this up-and-coming category.-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Green movement
Sustainable living
Environmental responsibility

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