Clean Home Green Home: The Complete Illustrated Guide to Eco-Friendly Homekeeping

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Rowman & Littlefield
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Less than impressive. Focuses more on why to avoid certain things than on safer alternatives. Checked it out with my sister (who happens to have an environmental science degree) and her opinion is ... Read full review

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Easy to read and incredibly well organized, this book is a great way to make some changes that are better for the environment, but most importantly, for YOU!

Contents

Household Product Label Primer
xii
The Dirty 8
2
The Dirty 8 continued
4
Green Label Primer
6
Anatomy of a Green Product
8
Whats in a Products Claim?
10
Back to Basics
12
Antibacterial Arsenal
14
Upholstery
122
Lamps
124
Fireplaces
126
Window Coverings
128
Desks and Phones
130
Computers
132
More Computers
134
Electronics and Other Media
136

Sponges and Scrubbers
16
Soft Cloths
18
Vacuums
20
Clean Green Smells
22
The Art of Hand Washing
24
Automatic Dishwashing
26
Shiny Sinks
28
Spotless Countertops
30
Appliances
32
Cabinets
34
Toxic Plastics
36
Light Fixtures
38
Wood Tables and Chairs
40
Waxing Wood Furniture
42
NonWood Tables
44
Cleaning Silver
46
Eating Clean
48
Sink Area
50
Sink Faucets and Drains
52
Tubs and Showers
54
Bath Faucets and Showerheads
56
Shower Doors and Curtains
58
Toilets
60
Clean Sleep
62
Comforters and Pillows
64
Dust Control
66
Windows and Glass
68
Greener Clothing Storage
70
Closets
72
Personal Care Toxins
74
More Personal Care Toxins
76
Labels to Look For
78
Natural Home Spa
80
NoPolish Nails
82
Other Personal Care Products
84
Baby Personal Care
86
The Diaper Question
88
Easy Cloth Diaper Care
90
Toys
92
Nursery
94
Body Toxins
96
Washing
98
Whitening Clothes
100
DryCleaning Alternatives
102
Down Comforter
104
Stain Removal
106
Machine and Natural Drying
108
Leave the Dirt at the Door
110
HighImpact Mudrooms
112
Entryways and Mudrooms
114
Hallway Decor and Stairs
116
Ceiling Fans
118
Books
120
Managing Office Waste
138
Vacuuming
140
Carpets and Area Rugs
142
Mopping
144
Wood Cork or Bamboo Floors
146
Other Floors
148
Ventilation
150
Plants
152
Filters
154
Special Air Quality Concerns
156
VOCs
158
Air Fresheners
160
Bathing Your Pet
162
Pet Beds
164
Toys Etc
166
Pet Waste Management
168
Home Impact
170
Fleas
172
Toxic Pesticides
174
Ants
176
Roaches
178
Termites
180
Flies
182
Rodents
184
Redefining Garbage
186
Recycling
188
Recycling Guidelines
190
Easy Composting
192
LargeSpace Composting
194
Toxic Spills in the Home
196
DeClutter
198
Detox
200
Clean Basement
202
Basement Moisture Control
204
Clean Garage
206
Keeping it Clean
208
Exterior Wash
210
Chrome
212
Windows
214
Shine and Protect
216
Interior
218
Upholstery and Carpet
220
Outdoor Wood Furniture
222
Other Outdoor Furniture
224
Grills and Fire Pits
226
Deck Care
228
Yard Work
230
Pest Management
232
ResourcesAdditional Reading
234
Photo credits
239
Index
241
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