Living Like Ed

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Clarkson Potter, 2008 - House & Home - 240 pages
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FROM THE PIONEER OF ECO-CONSCIOUS LIVING

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  - jenn88 - LibraryThing

I went through a little green phase and watched his show, so I decided to pick up the book. There are lots of tips, reasons and examples to incorporate simple eco-friendly changes into your life which could also save you money down the road. Read full review

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User Review  - LibraryCin - LibraryThing

Ed Begley, Jr. has been living eco-consciously since the 1970s. In this book, he brings lots of ideas and suggestions at various levels (marked by images for cost) to help other people try some of the ... 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 LivingLikeEd.net.

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