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About this book
About this book
Guide which provides information on environmental issues, and suggests simple changes to everyday living to help the environment.
Introduction: On Board Spaceship EarthSpaceship EarthThe BiosphereThis Handbook: Challenge and ResponseThe LandChallenge: The Garbage MessResponse: Reduce the Amount of TrashResponse: Reuse Items Whenever PossibleResponse: Recycle CansResponse: Recycle Glass Bottles and JarsResponse: Recycle NewspapersResponse: Recycle Some PlasticsResponse: Recycle Yard and Food WastesResponse: Reject Disposables and NonbiodegradablesResponse: Reject Polystyrene Foam ProductsResponse: Reward Companies That Demonstrate Concern for the EnvironmentResponse: Purchase Recycled GoodsResponse: Give Environmentally Responsible PresentsChallenge: Hazardous WasteResponse: Handle, Store, and Dispose of Hazardous Waste ProperlyResponse: Use Environmentally Friendly CleanersResponse: Know the Hazardous Materials in Your Garage and WorkshopResponse: Substitute Natural for Chemical BiocidesChallenge: Destruction of the Tropical Rain ForestsResponse: Help Save the Tropical Rain ForestsThe WaterChallenge: Saving WaterResponse: Flush and Brush with CareResponse: Save Water While You BatheResponse: Other Ways to Save WaterChallenge: Water PollutionResponse: Launder Your Clothes ResponsiblyResponse: Three Other Ways to Keep the Water CleanResponse: Help Halt Marine PollutionThe AirChallenge: SmogResponse: Control Harmful EmissionsChallenge: Acid RainResponse: Stretch Your Gas MileageResponse: Fill Up WiselyChallenge: The Greenhouse EffectResponse: Use Energy EfficientlyResponse: Make Your Water Heater More Energy EfficientResponse: Buy Compact Fluorescent BulbsResponse: Reduce the Cost of Running Your RefrigeratorResponse: Use Clothes Washers and Dryers EfficientlyResponse: Save Energy When You Use a DishwasherResponse: Cook with Less EnergyResponse: Keep Your CoolResponse: Conserve Energy While Keeping WarmResponse: Drive a Fuel-Efficient CarChallenge: Depletion of the Ozone LayerResponse: Keep CFCs Where They Belong