The Everything Green Living Book: Easy ways to conserve energy, protect your family's health, and help save the environment

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Everything Books, Aug 1, 2007 - House & Home - 320 pages
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Want to learn more about organic food? Curious about alternative power sources? Want to do your part to help save the environment? The way that you live, work, travel, eat, drink, and dress affects the earth and the environment-and this concise, eye-opening book gives you all the tools you need to live a "green" lifestyle.

The Everything Green Living Book shows you how to:

  • Get involved in Earth Day through grassroots efforts or volunteering
  • Build or buy a green house
  • Use and select nontoxic cleaning supplies
  • Reap the benefits of organic foods
  • Utilize nonpollutant modes of transportation
  • Recycle more efficiently and find all-natural clothing and personal care items
  • Educate your children on the green lifestyle
This Earth-conscious manual is your introduction to the green lifestyle-so you can help the Earth prosper for another 4.5 billion years!
 

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Contents

Keeping a Green Home and Yard 65 Cleaning House and Product Alternatives 66 Pest Control 68 Doing
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Raising a Green Family 163 Babies 164 Bedding and Blankets 167 Kids 170 Teens 172 Snack
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Making the Green in Your Wallet Count 241 Corporations Get Greener 242 Government Grading 243 Spending with
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Greening the Grid 15 Traditional Energy and Its Impact 16 Solar Power 19 Wind Power
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Building or Buying Your Greenhouse 31 Green Cities and States 32 Finding Your Own Green City 33 Finding
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Green House Furnishings 49 Conserving Power and Water 50 The Energy Star Symbol 51
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Eating Green 81 The Organic Option 82 Homegrown 83 Where to Shop 84 Going
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Drinking Green 97 Its in the Water 98 Soda 100 Milk 101 Coffee Tea and Juice 104
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EarthFriendly Clothes and Fashion 139 What Goes into Clothes 140 The Materials 141 Turning Fiber into Fabric
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Personal Care 153 Chemical Concerns 154 Packaging 155 Skin Care 156 Hair Care
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Vacations and Travel 179 Ecotourism 180 How to Go 184 Parks 187 Souvenirs and Where They
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Green and Jolly Holidays and Celebrations 205 The Planets Very Own Holiday 206 Greening Your Holidays 207 Greeting
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Green Learning and Working 215 Green Fields of Study 216 Environmental Professions 218 Environmental
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The Green Office 229 Your Company Your Image 230 Employee BuyIn 231 Reducing Waste
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Political Consumer and Religious Causes 253 People Make a Difference 254 Contacting Lawmakers and Regulators 255
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In the End 267 MakeaPlan 268 Organ Tissue and WholeBody Donation 268 Common
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Transportation 110 Hybrids 110 Biodiesel 112 Other Alternatives 113 Motor Free 116
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Reduce Reuse Recycle 123 Are You BeingaGood Consumer? 124 Reduce 127 Reuse 128 Recycle
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