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Go Green: How to Build an Earth-Friendly Community

by Nancy Taylor, Yvon Chouinard (Foreword 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, professionals and elected officials can all learn

Overview

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, professionals and elected officials can all learn valuable solutions to saving 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 and influencing 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 a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farm.

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-13:
9781423603870
Publisher:
Smith, Gibbs Publisher
Publication date:
01/14/2008
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
5.55(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.42(d)
Age Range:
16 Years

Meet the Author

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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