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The Green Book: The Everyday Guide to Saving the Planet One Simple Step at a Time

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ISBN13: 9780307381354
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Ellen DeGeneres, Robert Redford, Will Ferrell, Jennifer Aniston, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Martha Stewart, Tyra Banks, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Tiki Barber, Owen Wilson, and Justin Timberlake tell you how they make a difference to the environment.

Inside The Green Book, find out how you can too:

  • Don't ask for ATM receipts. If everyone in the United States refused their receipts, it would save a roll of paper more than two billion feet long, or enough to circle the equator fifteen times
  • Turn off the tap while you brush your teeth. You'll conserve up to five gallons of water per day. Throughout the entire United States, the daily savings could add up to more water than is consumed every day in all of New York City.
  • Get a voice-mail service for your home phone. If all answering machines in U.S. homes were replaced by voice-mail services, the annual energy savings would total nearly two billion kilowatt hours. The resulting reduction in air pollution would be equivalent to removing 250,000 cars from the road for a year
With wit and authority, authors Elizabeth Rogers and Thomas Kostigen provide hundreds of solutions for all areas of your life, pinpointing the smallest changes that have the biggest impact on the health of our precious planet.

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"An outstanding resource, The Green Book offers hope and practical suggestions." Booklist

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meganpardue, November 7, 2008 (view all comments by meganpardue)
In a world facing such a great ecological crsis, every person must begin to do their part. This book is full of practical and enlighting ideas for how you can transform your lifestyle to be green friendly.
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leslie obrien, April 12, 2008 (view all comments by leslie obrien)
A handy reference for the small steps we can take to make a difference. Raised in a family where waste is normal, this is a friendly read that affected even the most stubborn in my family. Highly recommended.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780307381354
Author:
Elizabeth Rogers and Thomas M. Kostigen
Publisher:
Three Rivers Press (CA)
Foreword by:
Diaz, Cameron
Foreword:
Diaz, Cameron
Author:
Elizabeth Rogers and Thomas M. Kostigen with a foreword by Cameron Diaz and William McDonough
Author:
Elizabeth Rogers and Thomas M. Kostigen with a foreword by Cameron Diaz and William McDonough
Author:
Rogers, Elizabeth
Author:
Kostigen, Thomas M.
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection - General
Subject:
Environmental protection
Subject:
Environmentalism
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Environmental Studies-Environment
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
June 2007
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
7.98x5.28x.52 in. .50 lbs.

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