The New Zealand Handbook for an Eco-friendly
|By||Annmaree Kane and Christina Neubert|
|Format||Paperback / softback|
|Book Size||230 x 170|
|Imprint||New Holland Publishers|
|Subject Classification||Self-help & personal development / Self-sufficiency|
Green living has become a priority for many of us, and there is an abundance of information out there about how to adopt a more eco-friendly way of life. But where can we find an authoritative yet neutral voice that is packed with all the facts we need to make changes towards a greener lifestyle in New Zealand?
Living Green is a ‘bible’ for every New Zealand family: an assiduously researched and effortlessly readable manual that operates on two levels to appeal to all readers. Part One gives 10 simple steps to greening your life. Part Two contains 21 chapters that provide the factual back-up behind each of the 10 steps, in doing so covering a comprehensive spectrum of ecological issues, all of which are tailored to New Zealand readers.
Topics include: babies and children; personal care products; healthy eating; processed foods; water and other drinks; shopping wisely; heath care at home; pets; cleaning your home; clothing, fabric and furnishings; building and renovation; indoor air quality; air pollution; electromagnetic fields; re-using and recycling; GM; hormone disrupters; sustainability; climate change. Appendix, glossary and index included. Living Green has been fully revised and reprinted with the addition of new helpful websites and information on sustainable business, GM and primary foods.