Tag Archives: green living

For Dummies® Gives Practical Advice on a Growing Back-to-Basics Trend

In Raising Chickens For Dummies® (Wiley, 978-0-470-46544-8, August 2009) veterans Kimberly Willis and Rob Ludlow provide readers with an introduction to all aspects of the hobby, including choosing and purchasing chickens, constructing housing, and caring for and feeding chickens.

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Green Gadgets For Dummies helps you save money and reduce your carbon footprint

June 19, 2009 – Today, the rush to “go green” is impacting everything from the automobile industry to building design. In fact, there’s a growing market of devices that help people monitor their “greenness,” as well as a new breed of gadgets that not only take a new environmentally friendlier design approach, but a more […]

Big Green Cookbook: Hundreds of Planet-Pleasing Recipes & Tips for a Luscious, Low-Carbon Lifestyle

“Big Green Cookbook shows you how deliciously easy it can be to reduce your carbon ‘food’ print. It’s the perfect tool for anyone who wants to eat well and treat the earth right.” —Ellie Krieger, host of Food Network’s “Healthy Appetite” and author of The Food You Crave May 5, 2009 –It’s time to go […]

Green Cleaning For Dummies® Directs Homeowners to Organic, Non-toxic, Sustainable Resources

(HOBOKEN, NJ) December 9, 2008 – Adapting green cleaning solutions is one easy way for an individual to help the environment while reducing toxic chemicals and excess waste in the home. For those looking for a simple guide, Green Cleaning For Dummies® (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 978-0-470-39106-8; $16.99) provides sustainable and healthy solutions for […]

Make your Home Eco-Friendly with: Energy Efficient Homes for Dummies

September 25, 2008 – Soaring oil and natural gas prices, recession fears, and  growing concern about global warming are driving Americans to find ways to save money, decrease household energy use, and help the environment. Energy Efficient Homes For Dummies® (Wiley, October 2008, ISBN: 978-0-470-37602-7), by design engineer Rik DeGunther, provides homeowners with clear-cut advice, […]

THE ORGANIC FOOD SHOPPER’S GUIDE shows how to pick perfect ingredients for perfect dishes

“The perfect dish requires perfect ingredients,” writes Jeff Cox. “That doesn’t mean blemish-free produce. It means that the variety of fruit, vegetable, nut, or what-have-you is the right one for the dish being prepared, and that it’s as ripe and full of flavor as it will ever get on the very day the cook is […]