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Publications on Green Living

3 publications were found.

  • Cleaning Healthy. Cleaning Green. (C 1114)

    People spend an average of 90 percent of their time indoors. Studies conducted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) show levels of several common organic pollutants to be two to five times higher inside homes than outside. Many of these pollutants come from the volatile organic compounds (VOCs) released from household cleaning products. Indoor pollutants can be reduced by limiting the number of chemicals used indoors. By following three basic guidelines you can improve your indoor environment, save money and help conserve natural resources. Published on Apr 25, 2017.

  • Rethink Waste Series: Recycle (C 1050-2)

    In today's disposable economy, it often seems easier to throw away old products and buy new ones. Because everything we need can be produced so quickly and cheaply, we tend to ignore the repercussions of our waste stream. Within this publication are facts and strategies which will help you rethink the notion of recycling. Published on May 31, 2015.

  • Rethink Waste Series: Reduce (C 1050-1)

    Reducing your actual rate of consumption is the most efficient way to manage the worldwide waste problem. This publication provides strategies you can implement to reduce the amount of waste you and your family produce. Published on May 31, 2015.