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What is the impact of green practices? / Tamara Thompson, book editor.

Book Book ([2016])
Description: 108 pages ; 24 cm.
Publisher: Farmington Hills, Mich. : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2016]
1 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Everett - Shute Memorial YA Nonfiction YA 363.7/W555 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9780737774146
  • ISBN: 0737774142
  • ISBN: 9780737774153
  • ISBN: 0737774150
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Recycling programs divert tons of material from landfills every year / US Environmental Protection Agency -- Recycling benefits the economy and creates jobs / Neil Seldman -- Recycling is a waste of time, money, and energy / Edwin Decker -- Studies link reusable grocery bags to foodborne illnesses and theft / Steve Holt -- Water conservation practices benefit communities nationwide / US Environmental Protection Agency -- Using green cleaning products has health and environmental benefits / Carol Ruth Weber -- Green consumerism confers a false sense of making a difference / Richard Wilk -- Demand for eco-friendly products has led to corporate "greenwashing" / Greenpeace -- Driving an electric car reduces carbon emissions and fuel costs / Union of Concerned Scientists -- Biofuels are not a green alternative to fossil fuels / Andrew Steer and Craig Hanson -- Renewable energy sources benefit health, climate, and the economy / Union of Concerned Scientists -- Renewable energy sources make the power grid more difficult to manage / Kim Smuga-Otto -- Green building standards create jobs and save taxpayers money / US Green Building Council -- US green building standards are being adopted worldwide / Institute for Building Efficiency.
Authors: Thompson, Tamara, (editor.).
Citation: Thompson, Tamara. "What is the impact of green practices?." Farmington Hills, Mich. : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2016.

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