Author : Adria Vasil
Publisher : Vintage Canada
Total Pages : 352
Release : 2012-05-08
ISBN 10 : 9780307366139
ISBN 13 : 0307366138
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ecoholic Book Description:

When the world’s environmental woes get you down, turn to Ecoholic – Canada’s best resource for practical tips and products that help you do your part for the earth. You’ll get the dirt on what not to buy and why, and the dish on great gifts, clothes, home supplies and more. Based on the popular and authoritative "Ecoholic" column that appears weekly in NOW, Ecoholic is a cheeky and eye-opening guide to all of life’s greenest predicaments. The Best Green Products For the home: cleaning and laundry supplies, furniture, linens For renovations: flooring, paint, insulation, carpets, cabinetry For the kitchen: cookware, appliances For your body: cool clothes, jewellery, shoes, beauty care For baby: toys, cribs, organic food, diapers For the garden: fertilizer, pest control, patio furniture For the office: supplies, equipment, energy savings For your pet: natural food, flea control, litter solutions For the fun of it: sporting goods, camping equipment, holidays The Most Current Information Avoiding toxins in the home Buying pesticide-free food Sustainable seafood, meat and veggie choices Reducing energy and water use Greening your love life Eco-tourism Keeping your home and garden pest-free without harmful chemicals Green gift-giving and ethical investing Choosing an environmentally friendly career The big issues facing Canada and how to get involved The Most Helpful Services Electronics and computer recyclers Alternative energy suppliers Green general stores Local organic food delivery Incentives and rebates for greening your home Local and national environmental groups Household hazardous waste disposal Also includes a city-by-city guide: Calgary, Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver, Winnipeg

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