Tag: reuse

  • Book: Green This!

    Book: Green This!

    Some of the chemicals we use to maintain our homes are doing us and our families much more harm than good. In Greening Your Cleaning, Deirdre shows how cleaning a house in an environmentally responsible way can be as effective and often cheaper than the more traditional, toxic, means.

  • Book: Cradle to Cradle

    Book: Cradle to Cradle

    The phrase “reduce, reuse, recycle” urges everyone to do more with less in order to minimize damage. But as this provocative, visionary book argues, this approach perpetuates a one-way, “cradle to grave” manufacturing model that dates to the Industrial Revolution and casts off as much as 90 percent of the materials it uses as waste, much of it toxic. Why not challenge the notion that human industry must inevitably damage the natural world?