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How to reduce your carbon footprint : 365 simple ways to save energy, resources, and money

Author: Joanna Yarrow
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint is the world citizen's guide to pushing back the advance of global warming. This colorful handbook offers 500 practical, easily achievable ideas that conserve energy, prevent pollution, and save money. Did you know that unplugging appliances and cell phone chargers when not in use can reduce electricity bills by 10 percent? Or that recycling just one glass bottle saves enough  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joanna Yarrow
ISBN: 9780811863933 081186393X
OCLC Number: 184906311
Description: 128 pages : color illustrations ; 17 cm
Contents: Heating and cooling --
Electricity and electronics --
Cooking --
Washing and cleaning --
Gardening and D.I.Y. --
Shopping --
Children --
Work --
Leisure --
Transportation --
The bigger picture.
Responsibility: Joanna Yarrow.

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How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint is the world citizen's guide to pushing back the advance of global warming. This colorful handbook offers 500 practical, easily achievable ideas that conserve energy, prevent pollution, and save money. Did you know that unplugging appliances and cell phone chargers when not in use can reduce electricity bills by 10 percent? Or that recycling just one glass bottle saves enough power to run a computer for 30 minutes? Whether the subject is jet travel, dishwashing, or any of the 50 topics in the book, surprising statistics and innovative graphics will inspire action and demonstrate that simple habits can lead to big results.

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