Synopses & Reviews
Go green one day at a time.
Do something every day.
Most of us want to do the right thing for the environment, but making the commitment to change our fast-paced, convenience-oriented lifestyles can be more than a little daunting. What's the answer? Take that giant commitment and cut it up into 365 little commitments that get met one day at a time. The Green Year does just that. More than a calendar, it offers simple, practical, affordable, and engaging activities that make going green a blessing rather than a burden. In addition to these easy green suggestions, readers will find in The Green Year:
- The "why" behind each activity: what makes it good for the environment and the reader?
- A quick how-to for any activity that requires it
- Room for readers to write in their own creative alternatives
- Helpful illustrations
"Green Year" offers simple, practical, affordable, and engaging activities that make going green a blessing rather than a burden. In addition to these easy green suggestions, readers will find explanations behind each activity and what makes it good for the environment.
About the Author
Jodi Helmer is a freelance writer who specializes in writing about eco-friendly topics. Her work has appeared in Plenty, Yoga Journal, Womens Health, Womans Day, American Fitness, Womens Health and Fitness, Oxygen, Hemispheres, Parents, US Airways Magazine, Modern Bride, Parenting, Christian Science Monitor, USA Weekend, Better Nutrition and the Portland Tribune,/I>. Helmer is a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) and is moderating the panel, Environmental Journalism: Writing Green at the 2008 ASJA conference in New York.