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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User Review  - JenniferRoseR - Borders

This book is one of my new favorite books. Ed talks being envoironmental in a way that gets you thinking. He has suggestions that can be quick and inexpensive fixes to ones that take more time or investment. All throughout you also get to see things from his wife Rachelle's perspective. Read full review

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

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Actor Begley is best known for his television and movie roles (St. Elsewhere; A Mighty Wind), but if you have seen his cable show, Living with Ed, on HGTV, you know that his true passion is ... Read full review

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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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