Living Like Ed

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Clarkson Potter, 2008 - House & Home - 240 pages
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A committed environmentalist for more than thirty years, Ed Begley, Jr., has always tried to “live simply so others may simply live.” Now, as more and more of us are looking for ways to reduce our impact on the planet and live a better, greener life, Ed shares his experiences on what works, what doesn't–and what will save you money!

These are tips for environmentally friendly living that anyone–whether you own or rent, live in a private home or a condo–can try to make a positive change for the environment. From quick fixes to bigger commitments and long-term strategies, Ed will help you make changes in every part of your life.

And if you think living green has to mean compromising on aesthetics or comfort, fear not; Ed's wife, Rachelle, insists on style–with a conscience. InLiving Like Ed, his environmentalism and her design savvy combine to create a guide to going green that keeps the chic in eco-chic.

From recycling more materials than you ever thought possible to composting without raising a stink to buying an electric car,Living Like Edis packed with ideas–from obvious to ingenious–that will help you live green, live responsibly, live well. Like Ed.

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Review: Living Like Ed: One Man's Guide to Living an Environmentally Friendly Life

User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

I have to admit that I wasn't expecting to like this book as much as I did. It's become one of my favourite "green" books though. There's lots of useful information in it and it's very easy to read. I ... Read full review

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User Review  - purlewe - LibraryThing

Interesting ideas. some I already do.. some I have been planning to do for awhile. I loved the idea of a household wind turbine. Read full review

About the author (2008)

ED BEGLEY, JR., is a veteran actor who has appeared in numerous film and television roles. He and Rachelle reside in L.A. in a self-sufficient home powered by solar energy. Visit him at

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