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Go Green is an indispensable resource for those among us who are ready to stop talking the talk and start walking the walk. There is a huge movement already underway towards going green, living sustainably, and creating a smaller carbon footprint. This book provides the means to do so.

Homeowners, students, professionals and elected officials can all learn valuable solutions to save money, energy and combat global warming. Go Green offers user-friendly suggestions for individuals, schools, hospitals, businesses and communities.

Nancy Taylor, has written a weekly column called Going Green for the last five years for the newspaper Planet Jackson Hole, In her community, she teaches the course The Art of Green Living and Building. She is currently working with a committee to draw up green-building guidelines for the town of Jackson and Teton County, Wyoming.

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GO GREEN is an indispendable resource for the grown-up greenies who have accepted the philosophy and are ready to spread it.

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The world is a better place because Nancy Taylor is in it. In this much-needed and most welcome book, Taylor provides simple, clear stories about powerful ways we can change our daily lives to leave the world of the future better than that of the past.--Devra Davis, Ph.D., M.P.H., Director of the Center for Environmental Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health Go Green is an indispensable resource for those among us who are ready to stop talking the talk and start walking the walk There is a huge movement already underway towards going green, living sustainably, and creating a smaller carbon footprint. This book provides the means to do so. Homeowners, students, professionals and elected officials can all learn valuable solutions to save money, energy and combat global warming. Go Green offers user-friendly suggestions for individuals, schools, hospitals, businesses and communities. Nancy Taylor, has written a weekly column called Going Green for the last five years for the newspaper Planet Jackson Hole. In her community, she teaches the course The Art of Green Living and Building. She is currently working with a committee to draw up green-building guidelines for the town of Jackson and Teton County, Wyoming.

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Go Green is an indispensable resource for those who are ready to stop talking the talk and start walking the walk There is a huge movement already underway toward going green, living sustainably, and creating a smaller carbon footprint.

This book tells you how to get started. Homeowners, students, professionals and elected officials can all learn valuable solutions to save money and energy.

Go Green offers user-friendly suggestions for:

Remodeling an existing home to create a healthier, energy-efficient living space

Siting a new house and choosing green building materials

Greening schools and hospitals

Choosing the right transportation to influence the future

Buying local, organic, sustainable food

Conserving water at home and at the office

Learning how to reduce your carbon footprint

Starting programs in your community such as a light rail system, a recycling center, and Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

Author Bio: Nancy Taylor has written a weekly column called Going Green for the last five years for the newspaper Planet Jackson Hole, She teaches the course The Art of Green Living and Building, She is currently working with a committee to draw up green building guidelines for the town of Jackson and Teton County, Wyoming.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781423603870
Author:
Taylor, Nancy H.
Publisher:
Gibbs Smith Publishers
Author:
Taylor, Nancy
Subject:
Nature
Subject:
Environmental policy
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection - General
Subject:
Development - Sustainable Development
Subject:
Nature -- Effect of human beings on.
Subject:
Environmental Studies-Environment
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Publication Date:
March 2008
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
164
Dimensions:
7.38x5.76x.45 in. .45 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , GO GREEN is an indispendable resource for the grown-up greenies who have accepted the philosophy and are ready to spread it.

"Synopsis" by , The world is a better place because Nancy Taylor is in it. In this much-needed and most welcome book, Taylor provides simple, clear stories about powerful ways we can change our daily lives to leave the world of the future better than that of the past.--Devra Davis, Ph.D., M.P.H., Director of the Center for Environmental Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health Go Green is an indispensable resource for those among us who are ready to stop talking the talk and start walking the walk There is a huge movement already underway towards going green, living sustainably, and creating a smaller carbon footprint. This book provides the means to do so. Homeowners, students, professionals and elected officials can all learn valuable solutions to save money, energy and combat global warming. Go Green offers user-friendly suggestions for individuals, schools, hospitals, businesses and communities. Nancy Taylor, has written a weekly column called Going Green for the last five years for the newspaper Planet Jackson Hole. In her community, she teaches the course The Art of Green Living and Building. She is currently working with a committee to draw up green-building guidelines for the town of Jackson and Teton County, Wyoming.
"Synopsis" by , Go Green is an indispensable resource for those who are ready to stop talking the talk and start walking the walk There is a huge movement already underway toward going green, living sustainably, and creating a smaller carbon footprint.

This book tells you how to get started. Homeowners, students, professionals and elected officials can all learn valuable solutions to save money and energy.

Go Green offers user-friendly suggestions for:

Remodeling an existing home to create a healthier, energy-efficient living space

Siting a new house and choosing green building materials

Greening schools and hospitals

Choosing the right transportation to influence the future

Buying local, organic, sustainable food

Conserving water at home and at the office

Learning how to reduce your carbon footprint

Starting programs in your community such as a light rail system, a recycling center, and Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

Author Bio: Nancy Taylor has written a weekly column called Going Green for the last five years for the newspaper Planet Jackson Hole, She teaches the course The Art of Green Living and Building, She is currently working with a committee to draw up green building guidelines for the town of Jackson and Teton County, Wyoming.

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