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This resource area includes a variety of information from books we recommend to some terrific blog links on maintaining and living green at a variety of levels. From recycling to growing your own organic vegetables, you’ll find all this great information right here.

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Books Worth Reading



Save Energy Save Money

SAVE ENERGY, SAVE MONEY
Page Count: 288
Price: $17.95
Publisher: Reader's Digest
Website: www.readersdigest.com

Summary: From the editor's of Family Handyman, this book offers more than 200 practical tips that helps make your home more energy-efficient, more environmentally conscious and, in the long run, helps you save real money.

Why We Like It: The tips offered in this book include easy and manageable tips that most homeowners can handle – from stopping drippy faucets to adding insulation. In the long run, this book helps readers save money.



GREEN FROM THE GROUND UP

GREEN FROM THE GROUND UP
Page Count: 336
Price: $24.95
Publisher: Taunton
Website: www.taunton.com

Summary: Going ‘green' is today's No. 1 construction trend. Green From the Ground Up gives consumers, and builders, ideas and tips on making homes green from the very beginning.

Why We Like It: More than 300 full-color photographs and 60 illustrations brings the ideas and tips to life.



GREEN UP YOUR CLEANUP

GREEN UP YOUR CLEANUP
Page Count: 240
Price: $16.95
Publisher: Creative Homeowner
Website: www.creativehomeowner.com

Summary: Whether you're cleaning a new home or older home, kitchen or garage, indoors or outdoors, this book is an everyday primer on cleaning your home more "cleanly."

Why We Like It: This book offers simple modifications and suggestions on everything from doing laundry to cleaning tubs and countertops, easy-to-change habits that accomplish cleaning your home as well as cleaning it with chemicals.



365 WAYS TO LIVE GREEN

365 WAYS TO LIVE GREEN
Page Count: 224
Price: $7.95
Publisher: Adams Media
Website: www.adamsmedia.com

Summary: An easy-to-read guide to eco-friendly living.

Why We Like It: The 365-day format is easy to read and easy to follow. The ideas are thought-provoking and makes readers conscious of how their ‘going-green' efforts can make a difference.

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