A Community Guide to Environmental Health available in Hardcover
From toilets to toxics, from watershed management to waste management, from raising crops to rising temperatures, how we use natural resources affects our health and well-being.
A Community Guide to Environmental Health provides the tools, knowledge, and inspiration to begin transforming the crisis in environmental health.
This book contains activities to stimulate critical thinking and discussion, inspirational stories, and instructions for simple health technologies such as water purification methods, safe toilets, and non-toxic cleaning products. Chapter topics include preventing and reducing harm from toxic pollution; forestry, and land restoration; protecting community water and watersheds; food security and sustainable farming; solid waste and health care waste; and how to reduce harm from mining, oil, and energy production.
With hundreds of drawings to make the messages clear, A Community Guide to Environmental Health is useful for people just beginning to address environmental health threats, as well as people with many years of experience in the field.