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Living Green: A Practical Guide to Simple Sustainability

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Over 85% of Americans today express concern about health and the environment, but only a small fraction say they know where to begin. Whether you are concerned about climate change, personal health, or just want to live more lightly on the planet, this book is for you. It helps you get past the worry and take positive action to improve both your health and the health of our environment.

Based on a lifetime of research and practice, this practical guide for living green offers ...

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Overview

Over 85% of Americans today express concern about health and the environment, but only a small fraction say they know where to begin. Whether you are concerned about climate change, personal health, or just want to live more lightly on the planet, this book is for you. It helps you get past the worry and take positive action to improve both your health and the health of our environment.

Based on a lifetime of research and practice, this practical guide for living green offers advice and solutions you can easily put into practice, like:

*The 10 foods you should always eat organic to avoid pesticides, herbicides, hormones and antibiotics. *Affordable and practical ways to offset your "carbon footprint" and neutralize your personal impact on global warming. *The most chemically-intensive personal care, household cleaning and lawn care products, and their effective natural alternatives. *How soft plastic water bottles hurt your health, your pocket book and our environment, with a simple and refreshing alternative. *How a simple carbon filter can dramatically improve your everyday health and potentially add years to your life. *The truth about hybrids and flex fuels. *Why an organic mattress is the most important health investment you can make. Foreword by Jordan Rubin, New York Times best-selling author of The Maker's Diet.

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"Simple Sustainability is a must-read for anyone seeking practical ways to start changing the world now." -- Anthony Zolezzi, Co-Founder of The Organic Center, Co-Author of Chemical Free Kids and CEO of Natural Pet Nutrition.

"The world is ready for this book." -- Robert Edson Swain, Green Architect

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781893910478
  • Publisher: Freedom Press, Incorporated, The
  • Publication date: 12/15/2006
  • Pages: 172
  • Sales rank: 1,418,403
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Greg Horn has been a leader in the health and wellness industry for more than two decades. After overcoming and learning to manage a severe case of multiple chemical sensitivities (MCS), Horn has dedicated his career to building brands that support sustainability and healthy living.

Prior to becoming CEO of Garden of Life, Horn was the founder and CEO of Specialty Nutrition Group, Inc. and co-founder of Brand New Brands, Inc. a leading medicinal food and beverage company. As CEO of General Nutrition Centers (GNC), Horn was instrumental in growing the company from $400 million to $1.5 billion in revenues and expanding the retail chain from 950 to 5,600 stores.

Horn currently serves as CEO of Garden of Life, an innovative, organic whole-food nutrition company committed to empowering extraordinary health and simple sustainability.

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