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Big Green Purse: Use Your Spending Power to Create a Cleaner, Greener World
by Diane MacEachern Details
Learn how to make a difference simply by doing something you probably already enjoy doing: shopping!
Cool Cuisine: Taking the Bite Out of Global Warming
by Laura Stec Details
Learn how to decrease your carbon footprint by eating global-cooling cuisine. This book presents the full cycle on how our agrochemical food system affects global warming and how global warming affects the food system. Delicious recipes included!
Earthtalk: Expert Answers to Everyday Questions about the Environment
by  E: the Environmental Magazine Details
Should I wash dishes by hand or in the dishwasher? Are cell phones really dangerous? Do childhood vaccines cause autism? Questions and answers from the archives of "Earthtalk," the column from E--The Environmental Magazine, are compiled in this reference for environmentally conscious consumers. Organized by topic, such as food, shopping, living and working spaces, kids, and travel, answers are based on published research from well-known organizations, and give practical tips, brand names of recommended products, and contacts for organizations and web sites as sources of further information.
Easy Green Living: The Ultimate Guide to Simple, Eco-Friendly Choices for You and Your Home
by Renée Loux Details
This manual clearly outlines simple steps to make each area of your home more eco-friendly.
Eco-Chic Home: Remake, Reuse & Recycle Your Way to Sustainable Style
by Emily Anderson Details
By featuring more than 60 projects that embrace the popular eco-ethic, Emily Anderson takes the DIY genre to every room in the house. This book proves that with a little ingenuity and thoughtful changes, everything old can be new again.
Green Guide Families: The Complete Reference for Eco-Friendly Parents
by Catherine Zandonella Details
This guide to eco-friendly parenting is expertly organized and filled with practical advice, definitive explanations and imaginative ideas.
Happy go local : the smart mom's guide to living the good (and sustainable) life!
by Linsly Donnelly Details
In Happy-Go-Local, Linsly Donnelly shares countless ideas from her own experience in living locally to help you raise a happy and sustainable family. From community swaps to cooking co-ops, her approachable, step-by-step style will inspire you to make changes that bring your family, neighborhood, and town together--one compost pile at a time. Featuring interviews and tips from professionals in the sustainable movement, this all-in-one guide takes the guesswork out of living locally--and is one item you won't want to recycle!
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Lemons and lavender : the eco guide to better homekeeping
by Billee Sharp Details
Lemons and Lavender is an inspiring and instructive guide to living the handmade life by consuming less and creating more. Practical and profound, this handy how-to covers every area of life and offers easy-to-do tips, recipes, and advice for saving money and the planet.
The Weekend Homesteader : A Twelve-Month Guide to Self-Sufficiency
by Anna Hess Details
Organized by month, this homesteading manual will guide you through short projects which you can use to slowly acclimate to the alternate lifestyle without becoming overwhelmed.
Zero waste home : the ultimate guide to simplifying your life by reducing your waste
by Bea Johnson Details
The 5 Rs and the benefits of the zero waste lifestyle -- Kitchen and grocery shopping -- Bathroom, toiletries, and wellness -- Bedroom and wardrobe -- Housekeeping and maintenance -- Workspace and junk mail -- Kids and school -- Holidays and gifts -- Out and about -- Getting involved -- The future of zero waste.
Updated 11/25/2014
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