Pros: Excellent tree celebration ideas, good tree planting info
Cons: Not printed on recycled paper
Pros: Cloth diaper info that's amazing, wonderful design, great coverage of many topics
Cons: Could use more green cleaning info and not printed on recycled paper
Pros: Too many to list.
Cons: Almost none; could use some images.
What if everybody threw away old bottles and newspapers, littering the world with glass and plastic and tin cans that should be recycled and made into new products? Mr. Jones is a teacher who sets a good example for kids by separating his trash for recycling. When he takes them on a class trip to a recycling plant they learn the value of recycling. Part of every child’s development...
In this illustrated and easy-to-use guide, noted pediatrician Dr. Alan Greene, a leading voice of the green baby movement, advises parents how to make healthy green choices for pregnancy, childbirth, and baby care—from feeding your baby the best food available to using medicines wisely. Consumer advocate Jeanette Pavini includes information for making smart choices and applying green...
The essential, parent-friendly guide to raising a healthy child in our increasingly toxic environment.The second volume in the New York Times bestselling Green This! series, Growing Up Green: Baby and Child Care is a complete guide to raising healthy kids. Environmental activist and children's advocate Deirdre Imus addresses specific issues faced by children in every age group -- from...
You've read the stories and watched the documentaries. So you're convinced--burning fossil fuels leads to global climate change; supplies of fossil fuels are diminishing in quantity and increasing in price. You've fretted and worried, but still go through your day consuming some quantity of non-renewable fossil fuels to accomplish nearly every task (and you may not even realize...
Want to build responsibly, reduce waste, and help preserve the environment? Green Building & Remodeling For Dummies is your friendly, step-by-step guide to every facet of this Earth-friendly method of construction. Building a home—even a green home—uses plenty of resources and energy. This practical, hands-on book shows you how to build or remodel conscientiously, whether your...
“Classic, wonderful Dr. Seuss makes us consider what life might be like if we cut down all the trees... by talking to us through the irrascible Lorax (he speaks for the trees!) and entertaining with his signature rhyming and creative illustrations. ” --SandiJ79
“This was one of the first books of this kind that I read and it literally changed my life. I didn't eat fast food much before that, but I haven't touched it since then. It actually made me a more conscious consumer and a healthy eater. It is very informative and shocking and sometimes not easy to read but that is the nature of the subject matter and if shock is what will make people change then...” --eris
“I would call Cradle to Cradle a seminal work in the world of sustainable design and in the green movement at large. McDonough and Braungart are doing some incredible things and have a great perspective on design, business, industry, waste, and living sustainably. You'll read things in there that make you say "duh" but you'll also read things that make you think "huh...that's brilliant." One...” --stins
“ This is an OK book for a beginner, but I didn't find it that useful. I am glad I borrowed it from the library before buying because I was expecting more recipes for beauty products and there were only a handful. On to top of that the information on beauty products left me confused. After I read her list of dangerous chemicals and going through my medicine cabinet I was in panic, since...” --eris
“When I got this book from the publishers - National Geographic - to review I was pretty excited. Almost no one writes books about green families in particular. Most have a slant for individuals or babies or climate change; but families, not so much. There are a ton of pros to this book and honestly, if you have a family, I'd say this is one of the best book buys on the market that I've...” --JenniferChait