Going green is a family affair... Parents and kids making the world a better place. Eco-friendliness has grown into a way of life across the country. Eco-Friendly Families is the perfect guide to raising a family with qgreenq values, whether they're celebrating their first Earth Day or are old hands at recycling, eating organic, and carrying a cloth bag to the supermarket. Parents and children can all live by eco-example by following the tips in this book, including: * Start-up advice for going green as a family affair- motivating all family members to embrace change * Family activities that can make every day Earth Day and living green fun * A practical guide to growing up green-what everyone can do around the house, at school, at work, and on vacation * Realistic ways to deepen family involvement through environmentalism, conservation, activism, and advocacy * Effective suggestions for raising responsible, ecoconscious citizensIf your current appliance is 12 to 15 years old, opt for an Energy Star-awarded model with a freezer on top (these models are least likely to need repair). Avoid side-by-side models and automatic ice- makers or water dispensers; these featuresanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2008-08-05|