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Happy Go Local: The Smart Mom's Guide to Living the Good (and Sustainable) Life!by Linsly Donnelly
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CSAs or farmers' markets?
Upcycling or freecycling?
Carpools or staycations?
All of the above?
They're all great choices--but how do you decide where your family's time and energy is best spent?
In Happy-Go-Local, Linsly Donnelly shares countless ideas from her own experience in living locally to help you raise a happy and sustainable family. From community swaps to cooking co-ops, her approachable, step-by-step style will inspire you to make changes that bring your family, neighborhood, and town together--one compost pile at a time.
Featuring interviews and tips from professionals in the sustainable movement, this all-in-one guide takes the guesswork out of living locally--and is one item you won't want to recycle
What do busy moms and the environment have in common?
Theyare both seriously stressed out.
Itas one thing to want to go green. But finding time to do so in between work, helping the kids with their homework, and getting dinner on the table is quite another. For moms long on ambition but short on time and money, this book is an earth-friendly guide that will help every family make an impact.
From the easy (put a brick on your toilet tank to reduce water usage), to the more committed (organize a neighborhood swap rather than tossing your kidsa unused games), all the way up to the more involved (convert your appliances to energy efficient models), author Linsly Donnelly breaks down agoing greena into accessible steps that any mom can take. In other words, this book will allow moms to change the worldawithout changing their entire life.
For moms long on ambition but short on time and money, this book is an Earth-friendly guide that will help every family make an impact. Donnelly breaks down going green into accessible steps that any mom can take. In other words, this book will allow moms to change the world--without changing their entire life.
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