Includes a guide to ethical shopping and investing
Your introduction to taking simple steps towards sustainable living
Packed with practical and realistic advice, Green Living For Dummies is a comprehensive guide to minimising your impact on the world around you. Here you′ll discover effective and simple strategies for making a difference in every part of your life – from reducing energy waste in your home and cutting reliance on your car, to going green in the garden and at work.
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"Green lifestyle advice for the eco–aware." ( Ethical Corporation Magazine, March 2007)
"Essential reading" (Mature Times, Tuesday 16th May)About the Author:
Yvonne Jeffery is an author, editor, and award–winning feature writer with 15 years experience writing home and lifestyle stories, many of them focused on sustainable living. She credits the six months that she spent in Cambodia prior to that country’s democratic elections in 1993 with giving her a sense of how the world and its people are interconnected — and how small steps eventually can make a difference.
Yvonne’s work has appeared in newspapers, magazines, and books around the world. Her credits include National Geographic Traveler, American Profile, The Sunday Telegraph (UK), and CanWest newspapers. She’s also a weekly columnist for the Calgary Herald newspaper.
Liz Barclay has worked as an adviser, trainer, and manager with the Citizens Advice Bureau, a nonprofit organization in the United Kingdom that provides free, impartial advice to help individuals resolve legal, financial, consumer, and other problems. She still advises small businesses and sole proprietors on relationship management with staff and customers.
Liz is well connected within the media; she hosts You and Yours, a BBC radio program, and has worked on a wide range of business and finance programs for the BBC, both on TV and radio. Liz has written for the News Of The World, The Express, Moneywise, Family Circle, Save Money, and the Mail On Sunday personal finance magazine and has also written UK Law and Your Rights For Dummies and Small Business Employment Law For Dummies.
Michael Grosvenor is a leading urban planning professional and freelance writer on sustainability. Through his work and writing, Michael promotes the benefits of making sustainable lifestyle choices. Michael has particular expertise in transportation and advises the private sector and government on policies that promote increased public transportation, walking, and cycling facilities. Michael is a strong advocate for the important role that public transportation plays in cities and towns.
Michael is the director of his own consulting firm and holds Masters degrees in Urban Affairs and Applied Social Research and a Degree in Town Planning. He’s also a member of the Planning Institute of Australia and provides advice to the Institute on integrated land use and transportation planning issues. Michael has lived and studied in New York City but currently enjoys an inner–city lifestyle in Sydney, Australia.
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