Green Goes with Everything: Simple Steps to a Healthier Life and a Cleaner Planet

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Simon and Schuster, Sep 23, 2008 - House & Home - 288 pages
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Imagine if your best friend gave you vital information that could protect you and your family, and save you money, and help the planet. Imagine if you were given clear, simple choices, small changes that could have a big impact on your life. And you could still wear leather shoes and deodorant. You'd listen, right?

Well, think of Today show contributor Sloan Barnett as that friend. A mother of three, a dedicated consumer advocate, Sloan gives us a fast, simple, down-toearth primer on the ways our homes are making us sick, and what we can all do to transform them into the safe sanctuaries we want and need them to be.

Sloan exposes the toxic truth behind the household products we use every day -- from laundry detergent to toothpaste to lipstick. She explains how these and other seemingly benign stuff can harm us and our children. She offers an array of alternatives, and inspires us to see that we're never helpless: Every day, we have the power to make better, smarter, safer choices.

Packed with common sense and sass, product picks and practical tips, Green Goes With Everything is for everyone who wants to live a healthier life.
 

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User Review  - ReneeG - Borders

Sloan Barnett has given people a lot to think about. I loved her book and plan to share the book with family and freinds. She shares her knowlege about what we can do in our homes to be safer in an easy to read format. Thanks for writtin this book, Sloan. You did a great job! Irene Read full review

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User Review  - Bibliotropic - LibraryThing

The green revolution is upon us, and this is another book filled with info about the toxic products in our lives and how we can make little changes to our lifestyles in order to make us more healthy ... Read full review

Contents

iNtroduCtioN
1
tHE rEal dirt oN ClEaN
10
rESourCE GuidE
243
aCkNoWlEdGmENtS
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Sloan Barnet is a regular contributor to NBC's Today show and the Green Editor for KNTV, the NBC affiliate in San Francisco. She has been a television and print journalist for more than ten years, and wrote a popular consumer advice column for New York's Daily News for nearly a decade. She lives in San Francisco with her husband and three children. For more information, please visit greengoeswitheverything.com.

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