Picture Yourself Going Green, 1st Edition

  • Erinn Morgan
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  • ISBN-10: 1305490037
  • ISBN-13: 9781305490031
  • DDC: 333.72
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 232 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released October 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Are you looking for simple, budget-friendly ways to help you and yourfamily live a healthier, more planet-friendly lifestyle? Picture YourselfGoing Green: Step-by-Step Instruction for Living a Budget-Conscious,Earth-Friendly Lifestyle in Eight Weeks or Less provides you with uncomplicatedsolutions to help you conserve, reduce, reuse, recycle, and, thus, minimizeour impact on the planet. You'll discover that even small changes make adifference and that going green is good for our health, the planet, and evenour budgets. This book starts off with ten quick and simple changes that willgreen your lifestyle immediately; you can then follow an eight-week planthat will green everything from your energy use, transportation, and foodchoices to your wardrobe, beauty supplies, and travel. As you work throughthe suggestions and changes in the book, you'll find that simple efforts liketurning off lights that aren't in use, carpooling to work, notching the thermostatdown one degree, and taking a shorter shower can be beneficial to your familyand the planet. Featuring simple instructions and a colorful layout full ofpictures and illustrations, Picture Yourself Going Green is packed with helpfuleco facts, tips, and ideas to help you along in your journey to become green.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Author.
Table of Contents.
1: What Is Green?.
2: Ten Simple Steps.
3: Week One: Green Your Home.
4: Week Two: Green Your Energy.
5: Week Three: Green Your Appetite.
6: Week Four: Green Your Yard.
7: Week Five: Green Your Wardrobe.
8: Week Six: Green Is Beautiful.
9: Week Seven: Green Your Transportation.
10: Week Eight: Green Your Travel.
11: Extra Credit: Eco Kids and Green Pets.
12: Five Ways to Go Übergreen.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Erinn Morgan

Erinn Morgan is a Durango, CO-based freelance journalist whose writing focuses on sustainability, earth-friendly products, eco-conscious style and trends, outdoor sports and adventure travel. She is the editor of cleaning green magazine, a contributor to www.greenlivingideas.com, and her work has also appeared in The New York Times, National Geographic Adventure, Outside, Skiing, Bike, and Delicious Living. She focuses on sustainable living by buying local and organic foods, growing some of her own food, using renewable power for her home, getting ‘round town on her commuter bike, and telecommuting to work. She and her husband also recently planned and held their own carbon-neutral wedding on the banks of the Colorado River in Utah’s red rock canyon country.