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Pets and the planet : a practical guide to sustainable pet care

Author: Carol Frischmann
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2009.
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This book gives you all the information you need to understand sustainability in the context of pet ownership and arms you with the know-how to make the best choices for your pet and the planet. It explains the environmental consequences of pet ownership and offers alternatives to the everyday choices any pet-owning family makes, from choosing pet food and buying pet equipment and toys to disposing of pet waste and  Read more...
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Frischmann, Carol.
Pets and the planet.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2009
(DLC) 2008046701
(OCoLC)244768417
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Frischmann
ISBN: 9780470458969 0470458968 1282113860 9781282113862
OCLC Number: 431903167
Description: 1 online resource (x, 302 pages)
Contents: Pets and the Planet: A Practical Guide to Sustainable Pet Care; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1: How Do Pets Affect the Environment?; Chapter 2: Choosing the Right Pet for You; Chapter 3: Choosing Green Pet Food; Chapter 4: Green Pet Equipment and Toys; Chapter 5: Managing Pet Waste Responsibly; Chapter 6: Pets and Household Health; Chapter 7: Pets and Ecologically Sensitive Pet Services; Chapter 8: Pets and Community Ecology; Chapter 9: Twenty-First-Century Issues for Pets and Sustainability; Nutritional Requirements; Resources; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Carol Frischmann.
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This book gives you all the information you need to understand sustainability in the context of pet ownership and arms you with the know-how to make the best choices for your pet and the planet. It explains the environmental consequences of pet ownership and offers alternatives to the everyday choices any pet-owning family makes, from choosing pet food and buying pet equipment and toys to disposing of pet waste and avoiding household toxins. Thoroughly researched and packed with realistic guidelines for putting ideas into practice, Pets and the Planet is a virtual roadmap for sustainable pet p.

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