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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!: An Easy Household Guide

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!: An Easy Household GuideNicky Scott
What do you do with your old mobile phone? Where can you take your old medicines? Which plastic is recyclable? What happens to the stuff you recycle? This easy-to-use guide has the answers to all your recycling questions. Use its A-Z listing of everyday household items to see how you can recycle most of your unwanted things, do your bit for the planet, and maybe make a bit of money while you're at it. Did you know that: Around 60 per cent of your rubbish can be recycled - but only 11 per cent is recycled (half is sent to landfill) Landfill sites are running out Recycling a one-metre stack of newspaper saves one tree It costs GBP332 million a year to clean up the litter on Britain's streets A plastic vending cup can be made into a pencil or a pen You can make money recycling your aluminium cans 150 million plastic carrier bags are used in the UK each week - they last up to 500 years in landfill Reduce, Reuse, Recycle is packed with ideas for cutting your consumption, reducing your rubbish, reusing, and recycling. It will also tell you where your old plastic goes to, what happens to your old glass jars, how they handle waste in other countries. With a comprehensive resources section and information on getting more involved, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle is an invaluable guide for anyone who wants to slim their bin and help stop the earth going to waste.

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Green Property: Buying, Developing and Investing in Eco-Friendly Property, and Becoming More Energy Efficient

Green Property: Buying, Developing and Investing in Eco-Friendly Property, and Becoming More Energy EfficientCatherine Dawson
Green Property is for those who want to change their property and lifestyle to one more ecologically sound and in tune with their environment, yet who may lack the scientific knowledge to do so. In addition, it provides useful commentary on energy efficiency - which could be a vital part of assembling your Home Information Pack. Uniquely wide in scope, it offers advice for anyone involved with property, containing information for home owners, buyers and sellers, borrowers, investors, landlords, tenants and developers, self-builders and gardeners. It is aimed at helping anyone make the right decisions for truly green living. The book also contains a host of useful contact information, including: addresses and websites; details of national and local schemes; information about grants; discounts and free offers; and advice on buying and sourcing materials.

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It's Easy Being Green: Simple Ways to Save the Planet: 101 Ways to Save the Planet

It's Easy Being Green: Simple Ways to Save the Planet: 101 Ways to Save the PlanetMark Mann
As more and more of us become aware of climate change we are beginning to look for lifestyle changes that will provide us with a more eco-friendly existence. It's Easy Being Green is a little audiobook for the growing number of what have been dubbed eco-worriers, not eco-warriors - concerned but not-yet committed people who want to reduce their environmental impact but aren't quite sure where to start.

The audiobook highlights simple changes that can be easily incorporated into everyday life to reduce the use of energy, chemicals and water, and the waste and pollution that is created. It shows how being green is not only better for the planet, but can also save money and make us happier and healthier.

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Recycle!: Make Your Own Eco-Friendly and Creative Designs - 101 Projects for Home & Garden

Recycle!: Make Your Own Eco-Friendly and Creative Designs - 101 Projects for Home & GardenMoira Hankinson
Designers Moira and Nicholas Hankinson are masters of transforming reclaimed materials into beautiful and useful objects, and their new book is packed with exciting projects for the home and garden.

Arranged in chapters that include ¬?Bedrooms, Bathrooms, and Boudoirs,¬? ¬?Decorative Accessories,¬? and ¬?The Garden,¬? Recycle! offers clear, concise instructions on how to create each design, from the modest painting of the bed-spring candle holder and the window-shutter CD rack to the more ambitious excavations of the railway-tie garden steps.

Taking us through each step, from finding the salvaged item to the beautifully photographed finished piece, Recycle! opens our eyes to the rich possibilities of turning ¬?trash¬? into treasure.

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101 Ways to Turn Your Business Green: The Business Guide to Eco-Friendly Profits

101 Ways to Turn Your Business Green: The Business Guide to Eco-Friendly ProfitsRich Mintzer
The reasons why are clear, but the bigger question is-how? From greening your business practices to implementing tangible changes and more, green experts and business owners show you more than 100 ways to quickly and cost-effectively elevate your business from good to green!

Enhance your current business practices and incorporate new, eco-friendly solutions that won't break the bank or disrupt your day-to-day operations. Learn planet-saving techniques and tricks specific to your trade, and discover unique ways to turn your positive impact on the planet into increased profits!
Use expert advice, examples, step-by-step instructions, real timelines and trouble-shooting tips and solutions
Advance your business in the race to go green with industry-specific ideas and innovations
Learn how to increase your bottom line and lower your overhead costs by implementing just a few green solutions in your business

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The Green Business Guide: A One Stop Resource for Businesses of All Shapes and Sizes to Implement Eco-friendly Policies, Programs, and Practices

The Green Business Guide: A One Stop Resource for Businesses of All Shapes and Sizes to Implement Eco-friendly Policies, Programs, and PracticesGlenn Bachman
The Green Business Guide is a comprehensive resource designed to help organizations incorporate green practices into their operations. Its content blends strategic conversation at the board level with green planning and program management at the middle-level, and with how-to direction that spells out actions at the shop level.

This book will give you the guidance your organization needs in order to:
Understand the environmental factors that are influencing businesses ability to operate profitably
Evaluate the benefits of going green
Develop a plan for transforming your organization into a green business
Identify specific actions to reduce energy use, water use, control packaging waste, and use resources efficiently
Communicate and report on your environmental successes

The Green Business Guide also contains dozens of user-friendly checklists for every facet of making a business more environmentally friendly. By following the guidance contained in this book, organizations will position themselves as leaders in the marketplace, in their industry, and in the communities in which they operate. Business is recognizing the importance of being a responsible corporate citizen--not only to avoid negative publicity and brand erosion, but also to enjoy benefits that translate directly to the bottom line.

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