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Table of Contents

  1. Living Green Begins at Home

    1. Chapter 1 Home Green Home: Creating a Safe, Earth-Friendly Place to Live

      1. The Chemicals You Live With
      2. How Household Chemicals Can Affect Your Health
      3. Clean and Green: Environmentally Friendly Cleaning
      4. Nontoxic Furnishings
      5. A Greener Lawn
    2. Chapter 2 Save Energy, Money, and the Earth

      1. How Efficient Is Your Home?
      2. Should You Downsize?
      3. Heating and Cooling Efficiently
      4. Getting More out of Your Appliances
      5. Water-Saving Strategies
      6. Let There Be (Compact Fluorescent) Light
    3. Chapter 3 Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

      1. A Trashy Odyssey
      2. How Low Can You Go? Aiming for Zero Waste
      3. Reducing: Doing More with Less
      4. Reusing: Use It Again, Sam
      5. Recycling: What Goes Around Comes Around
      6. So Hard to Say Goodbye: Special Problems in Recycling
    4. Chapter 4 Building and Remodeling

      1. LEEDing the Way to Green Buildings
      2. Principles of Green Building Design
      3. Special Problems in Remodeling
      4. Finding a Builder
      5. Financing Green Construction
  2. Greening Your Lifestyle

    1. Chapter 5 Raising a Green Family

      1. Babies
      2. Kids
      3. Teens
      4. Pets
    2. Chapter 6 Eating Green: It's Not Just Spinach Anymore

      1. What's in That Cheeseburger?
      2. Genetically Modified Foods
      3. Go Organic
      4. How Green Does Your Garden Grow?
      5. Can I Ever Eat Out Again?
    3. Chapter 7 Responsible Shopping

      1. Think Globally, Buy Locally
      2. Buy Recycled
      3. Giving Fair Trade a Fair Shake
      4. Compassion in Fashion
      5. Green Health and Beauty Products
      6. Environmentally Friendly Gifts
      7. Finding Companies That Get It
    4. Chapter 8 Going Green: Transportation and Travel

      1. Getting Around Without a Car
      2. Driving Smarter
      3. Green Cars in Every Color
      4. Long-Distance Travel
      5. Ecotourism
  3. A Greener World

    1. Chapter 9 Green Business Is Good Business

      1. Greening the Workplace
      2. Greener Business Travel
      3. Buying Carbon Offsets
      4. Corporate Giving
    2. Chapter 10 Alternative and Renewable Energy

      1. Why We Need New Energy Sources
      2. Wind Energy
      3. Solar Energy
      4. Water Power
      5. Geothermal Plants
      6. Bioenergy
      7. Hydrogen Fuel Cells
    3. Chapter 11 Getting Involved

      1. Activism Begins with You
      2. Environmentally Responsible Investing