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How can we become more sustainable?: A 'how to' guide to becoming more environmentally sustainable, 2014

The effects of climate change are upon us. Our daily news is filled with eco-doom and gloom – floods, wild fires, unchecked consumerism . . . where is it all leading? This book provides some answers to how we can counteract this unfettered growth in eco-destruction. It provides a blueprint – with a case study based upon a Welsh Valley. Take note people – the ideas in this book are what we all need to be following right now!


Green Engineering: Environmentally Conscious Design of Chemical Processes
David T. Allen, David R. Shonnard

Prentice Hall, 2001

A chemical engineer's guide to managing and minimizing environmental impact. Chemical processes are invaluable to modern society, yet they generate substantial quantities of wastes and emissions, and safely managing these wastes costs tens of millions of dollars annually. Green Engineering is a complete professional's guide to the cost-effective design, commercialization, and use of chemical processes in ways that minimize pollution at the ...


A.Bromberg; K.Rettich; R.Scaringe, 2010

A desktop Reference and Training Guide for 608 Certification in the proper use of Refrigerants including Recovery. recycling and reclamation


Tiny Game Hunting: Environmentally Healthy Ways to Trap and Kill the Pests in Your House and Garden New ...
Hilary Dole Klein, Adrian M. Wenner

University of California Press, 2001

Every year Americans use a staggering five hundred million pounds of toxic pesticides in and around their homes, schools, parks, and roads—a growing health risk for people and the environment. But are these poisons really necessary? This book, appealing to the hunter in us all, shows how to triumph in combat with pests without losing the war to toxic chemicals. Tiny Game Hunting, written in a lively and entertaining style and illustrated ...


Your Green Home: A Guide to Planning a Healthy, Environmentally Friendly New Home (Mother Earth News Wiser ...
Alex Wilson

New Society Publishers, 2006

More and more homeowners today want houses that are healthy to live in and cause minimal damage to the environment. That’s what green building is all about. Your Green Home is written for homeowners planning a new home—whether you are working with an architect or builder, or serving as your own general contractor. Intended to improve the overall environmental performance of new houses being built, the book sets out to answer some of the ...


Environmentally Responsible Design: Green and Sustainable Design for Interior Designers
Louise Jones

Wiley, 2008

At last, there's an authoritative guide to help interior designers apply green- building and sustainability applications to their environments. Sustainable Interior Design expertly introduces the principles of environmentally responsible design for interior environments. This useful reference provides beginning designers and experienced professionals alike with a comprehensive survey that coverers everything from theoretical approaches to ...


You Can Make A Difference: Be Environmentally Responsible
Judith Getis

McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math, 1998

This book is organized around the three parts of the biosphere: land, water, and air. Each section contains descriptions of the environmental problems associated with that part of the biosphere. In the section on the atmosphere, for instance, such problems as acid rain and the greenhouse effect are discussed. Immediately following each problem or "challenge" are suggested ways that individuals can help solve or alleviate them. This book has ...


Learning to Think Environmentally While There Is Still Time
Lester W. Milbrath

State University of New York Press, 1996

The survival of planet Earth's nourishing life systems ultimately depends on how we humans think about them. Unfortunately, our culture's assumptions about the way the world works ignore recent scientific understanding of life systems. This book explains the interdependency and delicate balance of biological, geological, and chemical systems as environmental scientists now understand them. It communicates a new way of thinking.


Environmentally Friendly Mold Remediation Techniques That Significantly Reduce Childhood Asthma
Gary Rosen

Hope Academic Press, 2007

The latest break through research from US EPA scientists in 2007 shows that indoor mold problems do actually cause asthma. Conversely, proper removal of mold can significantly reduce the symptoms of asthma. We review these incredible new findings and explain what YOU can do to fix the problems and heal the child. Such fixes do NOT have to be expensive. Sometimes all it takes is stopping a water leak causing the mold and upgrading your AC filter! ...


Environmentally Sustainable Economic Development
Asayehgn Desta

Praeger, 1999

Can sustainable economic development be achieved without strong environmental protections? Bringing together theoretical issues in development economics and a wide range of empirical evidence, this book examines this question and explores ways that environmental sustainability has been—and might be—incorporated into existing theories of economic development. Protection of the environment is an essential part of development, and the best ...


Sustainability Delivered: Designing Socially and Environmentally Responsible Supply Chains
Madeleine Pullman, Margaret Sauter

Business Expert Press, 2012

This book is targeted to graduate students in engineering or business, executive MBA students, and mid-to upper level non-profits and business managers. Sustainability Delivered: Designing socially and environmentally responsible Supply Chains covers many approaches for integrating sustainability into the full supply chain from the design of products and services though to the take-back of recyclable content. The book provides guidelines and ...


Paying the Polluter: Environmentally Harmful Subsidies and Their Reform
Frans H. Oosterhuis, Patrick ten Brink

Edward Elgar Pub, 2014

' The financial means embedded in subsidies for unsustainable systems of production and consumption are increasingly well studied and reported. This has led to policy recommendations (e.g. OECD, EU) on how to reform subsidy systems in support of the necessary transitions to a low carbon and ecosystem resilient society based on a strong resource efficient economy. The authors in this book contribute to the debate based on recent, high quality and ...


Environmentally Induced Illnesses: Ethics, Risk Assessment and Human Rights
Thomas A. Kerns

Mcfarland & Co Inc Pub, 2001

Thomas Kern's book is the first to directly address the ethical dimension of managing environmental health and ubiquitous toxicants (such as solvents, pesticides, and artificial fragrances). This work includes recent medical literature on chronic health effects from exposure to toxicants and the social costs of these disorders; relevant historic and human rights documents; recommendations for public policy and legislation; and primary obstacles ...


How to Shit in the Woods: An Environmentally Sound Approach to a Lost Art
Kathleen Meyer

Ten Speed Press, 1993

Paperback - 1989 - Ten Speed Press


Fish Forever: The Definitive Guide to Understanding, Selecting, and Preparing Healthy, Delicious, and ...
Paul Johnson

Wiley, 2007

A unique cookbook and guide to healthful, eco-friendly seafood Few people know more about fish than Paul Johnson, whose Monterey Fish Market in San Francisco supplies seafood to some of the nation's most celebrated chefs, from Alice Waters, Thomas Keller, and Michael Mina to Todd English, Daniel Boulud, and Alain Ducasse. In Fish Forever, Johnson offers a cookbook for anyone who loves fish, but worries about overfishing, contaminants like ...


Cleaning:: All Natural Homemade Cleaning Recipes: A DIY Cleaning Guide to Safe, Environmentally Friendly ..., 2014

DISCOVER:: All Natural Homemade Cleaning Recipes: A DIY Cleaning Guide to Safe, Environmentally Friendly Money-Saving Recipes ★★★Limited Time Discount Offer!★★★ ***As a Special Thank-you for Downloading this Book Today, You Will Receive a FREE New Release Bonus Book Offer*** In this Kindle ebook, you'll find methods that are helping people save time and money in an eco-friendly way. Cleaning and maintaining your home ...


Reliable, affordable, and environmentally sound energy for America's future: Report of the National Energy ...
United States. National Energy Policy Development Group

University of Michigan Library, 2001


GREEN CLEAN: The Environmentally Sound Guide to Cleaning Your Home
Linda Mason Hunter, Mikki Halpin

Melcher Media, 2005

Green Clean is the definitive, step-by-step guide to cleaning better while using natural, safe products. Room by room and stain by stain, the book offers non-carcinogenic strategies for cleaning deeply and more efficiently. In a unique, waterproof DuraBook format, Green Clean breaks environmentally conscious cleaning into simple principles and easily mastered routines, with beginner, expert, and advanced techniques that let readers set their ...


The Complete Guide to Making Environmentally Friendly Investment Decisions: How to Make a Lot of Green Money ...
Alan Northcott

Atlantic Publishing Group Inc., 2014

Today, the world has awakened to a monumental, historic crisis the issue of climate change and the environmental impact by our big businesses and governments. For many, this means a reexamination of how they make investments and what that can mean for their portfolio and for the planet. From sustainability investment to technological investments in companies that further the cause of environmental care, the cause for ethical, green investment ...


Green Business: A Five-part Model for Creating an Environmentally Responsible Company
Amy K., Ph.D. Townsend

Schiffer Publishing, 2006

This book offers a five-part model companies can follow to "green" themselves. Moreover, it shares the success, and failures, of forerunners in this fast-growing business trend. This book details why and how businesses are becoming more environmentally firendly. It sites seventeen case studies that illustrate "green" advantages enjoyed by companies like Interface, Inc., Patagonia, IBM, Mitsubishi Corporation, and others. Winning "green" ...



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