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Green Living

3.64  ·  Rating Details ·  100 Ratings  ·  11 Reviews
Experts suggest that by 2005, 40 percent of American homes will buy organic, yet a large
majority have only a limited knowledge of how to actually make informed, green choices. Green Living, from the editors of E/The Environmental Magazine offers a thorough, step-by-step plan for every aspect of your life, from the laundry room to the kitchen:
Maintaining a healthy home


Going
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Paperback, 336 pages
Published May 31st 2005 by Plume
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Lauren
Jul 07, 2008 Lauren rated it liked it
Shelves: environment
While there are some helpful tips and suggestions, I did not feel that the book really contributed anything new or groundbreaking. However, I could see it being a useful tool for someone who doesn't know that much about environmentally-friendly living and sustainability.
Tamara
Nov 08, 2007 Tamara rated it it was ok
Shelves: green, non-fiction
Besides the fact that I am now convinced that I know everything there is to know about "going green", this book was too text heavy. Getting people to go green means you have to make it as simple as possible, and reading this extremely long book with no pictures or bullet points is not simple.

Alison
Apr 10, 2014 Alison rated it really liked it
A very interesting book about living life greener. From baby and kids products to vehicles, from housing to investments and charities, this book is fourteen chapters of tips and ideas for living a life that is better for the health of us and the planet.
Karen
Jan 04, 2009 Karen rated it liked it
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Lots of useful information that applies to everyday life. Each chapter pertains to a different aspect of life. So while the children section didn't apply to me, the pet section gave me lots of food for thought!
Jessica Zu
Aug 04, 2011 Jessica Zu rated it really liked it
I love the section about green investing. That's my weakest aspect of knowledge. I guess I'll learn from this book, and little by little, I will get better at it. This is a book worth reading over and over again, just to remind me to become greener every day :)
Sunday
Jul 15, 2015 Sunday rated it it was ok
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On page 13, they list the top ten contaminated foods, including meatloaf. That's a recipe, not an ingredient, so I'm feeling a bit shady about their research. They cite the Organic Trade Association. Maybe I'll look that up. I'm going to stop reading it.
Brandie
Oct 19, 2012 Brandie rated it really liked it
Good book. Lots of good tips and info. Some of the stats shocked me and a great book (I think) to read if you are just trying to be more green or become even more green than you are
Brooke
Jul 26, 2007 Brooke rated it it was amazing
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Scared the crap out of me. Do you realize all the cancer-causing agents in practically EVERYTHING we come in contact with? Quite the education.
Melissa
Dec 15, 2007 Melissa rated it it was ok
Overwhelming. Certainly could be better laid-out to make the tips seem more feasible and the information more memorable.
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Recommends it for: greenies, people who want to do more than just eco-friendly lightbulbs
a little boring, but a good resource. kind of annoying, though, sometimes.
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