It's Easy Being Green: A Handbook for Earth-Friendly Living (Google eBook)

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Gibbs Smith, 2006 - House & Home
27 Reviews
Surveys find that over 80 percent of Americans agree with the goals of the environmental movement. Sadly, most Americans admit to doing little more than basic recycling when it comes to acting on that disposition. What is the reason for this great divide between environmental sentiment in this country and individual actions? Author and environmental consultant Crissy Trask seeks to answer this question-and solve the disparity-with a new book that makes it easy to be an environmentalist, no matter how busy or hectic your lifestyle. This is a day to day guide with simple, practical suggestions that anyone can put into action, like:
  

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This book is a great intro to green living. - Goodreads
The next problem I had was with some of the tips. - Goodreads
More useful as a reference book than as a motivator. - Goodreads
Full of tips on living green. - Goodreads
These tips range from travel to cleaning to food. - Goodreads

Review: It's Easy Being Green: A Handbook for Earth-Friendly Living

User Review  - Melissa - Goodreads

I had a hard time trying to decide what to rate this book. While it had a lot of good tips and ideas, it also had a lot of outdated ideas, ideas that just plain disturbed me, and so many links to ... Read full review

Review: It's Easy Being Green: A Handbook for Earth-Friendly Living

User Review  - Carol Maskus - Goodreads

The author is well-spoken, and there's a lot of tips I haven't thought of yet. One reviewer said that it's outdated (it's from 2006), and while a lot has changed, this book can point you in the right direction. And the cartoons are great. Read full review

Contents

GREEN LIVING MYTHS
10
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
18
ECOTIPS FOR LIVING GREENER
32
BUYING GREEN
92
GREEN SHOPPING ONLINE
112
GETTING INVOLVED
128
RESOURCES TO HELP THE EARTH
142
NOTES
162
INDEX
164
Copyright

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Page 15 - I have implied, the man who goes alone can start to-day; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready, and it may be a long time before they get off.
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