The Earth Handbook
Christine McCartney, Samantha Booth
|ISBN - 10||
|ISBN - 13||
Thunder Bay Press
Now more than ever, people are actively looking for ways to incorporate greener habits into their lives. But where do we begin? The answers lie in The Earth Handbook, a green guide that helps make everyday extraordinary. This innovative handbook offers daily tips for living a greener lifestyle, beginning with ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œTurning Over a New LeafÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â in January, and finishing with ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œAs the Year EndsÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â in December. Daily entries also focus on a variety of environmental issues and show you how you can make a difference . . . whether it’s learning about the plight of polar bears, rechargeable batteries, nuclear disasters, or baking homemade bread. Eat local! Learn how to source ethical, local, organic produce; join the Slow Food Movement; and discover what genetically modified food really means. Reduce, reuse, recycle, and respect! Make your own eco-friendly toiletries and household cleaners, construct a compost heap, and throw the ultimate garage sale.