Earth-Friendly Design

Earth-Friendly Design

by Anne Welsbacher

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Overview

Designers create all products—from computers and cell phones to cars and buildings—to meet the needs and desires of buyers. But did you realize that each stage in the life of a manufactured product involves processes that can damage Earth’s land, air, water, and the health of living things? Earth-friendly design can help us make our planet healthier. We must join together in this quest to make, move, use, reuse, and dispose of things in Earth-friendly ways. With engaging text and eye-catching images—plus a special Going Green section—this book tells you all about Earth-friendly design and what you can do to promote it.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580138536
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/28/2008
Series: Saving Our Living Earth Series
Pages: 72
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 4

Earth-Friendly Design 6

Green Vehicles 12

Earth-Friendly Products 20

Buildings and Houses 30

Communities Making A Difference 42

A Greener Future 52

Going Green 62

Glossary 66

Source Note 68

Selected Bibliography 68

Further Reading 69

Index 70

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