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The Zero-waste Lifestyle

Live Well by Throwing Away Less
Korst, Amy (eBook - 2012 )
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"A practical guide to generating less waste, featuring meaningful and achievable strategies from the blogger behind The Green Garbage Project, a yearlong experiment in living garbage-free. You don't have to be a tree hugger to benefit from zero-waste living. The average American tosses out nearly five pounds of trash every day, yet studies show the more we buy, the less happy we are. In The Zero-Waste Lifestyle, Amy Korst shows us how to have a happier, healthier, more sustainable life by sharing the lessons she learned while going waste-free for an entire year. Each chapter presents easy steps that anyone can take to create less trash: from composting and retaking reusable containers to the grocery store to burning clean organic materials; upcycling, downcycling, and recycling goods; and more"--
Authors: Korst, Amy, 1984-
Title: The zero-waste lifestyle
live well by throwing away less
[electronic resource]
Published: Berkeley, CA : Ten Speed Press, 2012.
Characteristics: 1 online resource :,ill.
Summary: "A practical guide to generating less waste, featuring meaningful and achievable strategies from the blogger behind The Green Garbage Project, a yearlong experiment in living garbage-free. You don't have to be a tree hugger to benefit from zero-waste living. The average American tosses out nearly five pounds of trash every day, yet studies show the more we buy, the less happy we are. In The Zero-Waste Lifestyle, Amy Korst shows us how to have a happier, healthier, more sustainable life by sharing the lessons she learned while going waste-free for an entire year. Each chapter presents easy steps that anyone can take to create less trash: from composting and retaking reusable containers to the grocery store to burning clean organic materials; upcycling, downcycling, and recycling goods; and more"--
Local Note: 7
ISBN: 9781607743491
1607743493
Branch Call Number: DOWNLOADABLE EBOOK
Statement of Responsibility: Amy Korst
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Headings: Sustainable living. Green movement. Consumer education.
Genre/Form: Electronic books.
Topical Term: Sustainable living.
Green movement.
Consumer education.
Additional Physical Form Entry: Print version: Korst, Amy, 1984-, author. Zero-waste lifestyle. 1st ed 9781607743484 (DLC) 2012027296 (OCoLC)785066031
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