9781584797517

The Lazy Environmentalist on a Budget

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    9781584797517

  • ISBN10:

    1584797517

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-04-01
  • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
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Summary

InThe Lazy Environmentalist on a Budget,Josh Dorfman takes you inside the latest developments in green living to demonstrate how you can easily and affordably have your designer jeans and your planet too. From raising eco-conscious kids to greening your daily commute, Dorfman provides insights into the next wave of green innovation and the products and services that will lighten your planetary impact and lower your expenses. Find bargain basement deals on stylish organic bedding and bamboo furnishings at the largest retailers in the world. Score instant rebates on everything from compact fluorescent light bulbs to energy-efficient air conditioners. And earn reward points for carpooling with friends. In a time when many people are feeling financially restricted,The Lazy Environmentalist on a Budgetis your guide to effortlessly saving the planet while keeping some extra cash in your pocket.

Author Biography

Josh Dorfman is the creator and host of The Lazy Environmentalist, a national radio show on Sirius Satellite Radio and LIME radio, and author of the book of the same name. He is also the founder of Vivavi, a modern green furniture company. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 7
The 3 Rs: Reduce, Reuse & Recyclep. 10
Wardrobe Revision: Style Made Simplep. 32
Tread Lightly: Another Take on Transportationp. 47
Energy: Cool Ways to Conservep. 71
Eco-H20: Simple Ideas to Save Waterp. 94
The Ultimate Green House: Righteous Real Estate + Green Remodelingp. 109
Eco at Home: Sustainable Furnishings + A Greener Gardenp. 130
A Greener Way to Clean: Nontoxic Cleaning Suppliesp. 149
Better for Baby: Green Gear for the Small Setp. 158
More than Skin Deep: Earth-Friendly (Human-Safe) Personal Care Productsp. 178
Corporate Gets a Conscience: Create an Eco-Officep. 189
Green Gigs: Kick-Start Your Environmental Careerp. 201
Acknowledgmentsp. 219
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