Do One Green Thing

Do One Green Thing : Saving the Earth Through Simple, Everyday Choices

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If you can only read and reference one green thing, make it this book: an easily comprehensible, clearly presnted source for green living. Everything you need to know is right here at your fingertips. Unlike a lot of other overwhelming green guides on the market, this is green decision making in bite sized pieces.With chose it/lose it comparisons throughout, now it's simple to figure out it's worth switching to a green detergent, what kind of plastic your sports bottle is made of, or which fish is safest to eat. Rather than spending time trying to figure out how best to go green, use this book and devote that time to making the more

Product details

  • Paperback | 270 pages
  • 175.26 x 200.66 x 20.32mm | 408.23g
  • St Martin's Press
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations, colour line drawings
  • 0312559763
  • 9780312559762
  • 1,165,000

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Pennybacker cuts through the clutter of green retail claims, offering advice that's clear and concise. Heed her words, then spend your newfound time taking political action--she tells us how--to protect our planet.--Elizabeth Royte, author of Garabageland and Bottlemaniashow more

About Mindy Pennybacker

Mindy Pennybacker was editor-in-chief of THE GREEN GUIDE for over a decade, as well as co-founder of the affiliated website. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic Monthly, Sierra, and The Nation, among others. Do One Green Thing grew out of her longstanding commitment to answering readers' questions about green more

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