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Want to make more eco-friendly choices at home, but worried that it’s going to be expensive and challenging? Author Renee Loux dismisses this misconception by offering readers advice on simple and affordable means to clean and decorate their homes and pamper their skin in non-toxic and eco-smart ways.
Mindy Pennybacker provides readers simple, straighforward lists on positive and negative choices for a multitude of products they use on a daily basis.
Looking to restore or remodel an historic home? Preservation consultant and restoration contractor Aaron Lubeck lends readers expert advice on how to return older homes to their former glory using sustainable methods and green building techniques.
If you want to go green while remodeling your home but don’t know where to begin, look no further than Practical Green Remodeling. Katz demonstrates how using cost efficient green methods can actually result in less waste, and lower maintenance costs, as well offering homeownersa more energy efficient and healthier home in which to live.
Green building experts Eric Corey Feed and Kevin Daum offer readers fifty green home projects, providing evidence of the positive and negative impact they may have on both the environment and the reader’s paycheck.
As a trained scientist and mother of two, Catherine Zandonella is well-qualified to tackle key environmental issues that parents face today, such as lead-painted toys, the risks and benefits of vaccines, antibiotics and vitamins, how to manage food allergies and more.
Joy Hatch and Rebecca Kelley prove that it is possible to both go-green and raise a baby on the slenderest of budgets. The authors provide valuable eco-friendly tips on everything from diapers to preparing homemade organic baby food and beyond.
Heidi Boyd provides ideas and detailed diagrams for one hundred quick crafts and larger projects readers can create using basic, seasonal materials or recycled items.
In addition to offering twenty designs for eco-friendly garments, accessories and home furnishings, this book shares the practical ways in which leading figures in the textile industry integrate green principles into their products and lives.
Readers will never again have to wander the grocery or farmers market unsure of how to select the most eco-friendly and healthiest products for themselves and their families with this book in their hands. Alexandra Zissu offers practical advice on a multitude of culinary decisions facing readers based on what’s good for personal health and the planet and what tastes great.