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Sustainable Living for Dummies/Grosvenor, Mic/Paper/1740311574/S050-E1
Wiley Publishing Australia
Fun and easy ways to help protect the environment–every day.
With concerns about global warming and pollution gaining more and more attention these days, many people are wondering how they can adopt a more eco-friendly lifestyle. This book offers practical, everyday steps anyone can take to help conserve wild spaces and arable land, avoid releasing toxic substances into the environment, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Moving beyond basic recycling, the book offers simple ways to shop, work, and travel that do less damage to the Earth, such as using eBay to buy used rather than new products and shopping at farmers’ markets to support local, sustainable agriculture. For people everywhere who want to help sustain and heal our planet, this book is a great starting point.
Michael Grosvenor has a background in urban planning in Australia and overseas, and has worked extensively on sustainable transport initiatives. He has consulted with public and private sector clients on transport policy and increasing public transport use and walking and cycling.