Live Ethically will clear a path through the minefield of information available on green issues and give you everything you need to know in order to make informed choices about the goods, services and products you use on a daily basis. Designed for anyone who wants to live more responsibly without huge effort or cost, it is a realistic guide to understanding the issues surrounding every area of consumer life, from clothing and food to energy saving and environmentally friendly travel. Each section explains the pros and cons of every choice we make as householders, then shows the practical steps you can take to make changes that will really have an impact. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of how to live ethically. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.Repair and maintenance includes the manufacture of spare parts and their shipping costs, so something which can be repaired by ... 6-metre-long, 12-mpg limo) at $11.58 per mile; the least expensive was the Scion xB (a small Toyota, built purely for the US market) at $0.48 cents. ... and the replacements over the life ofthe vehicle aplus the use ofmore specialized lighter materials all require more energy.
|Title||:||Live Ethically: Teach Yourself|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2010-01-29|