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57 Ways to Protect Your Home Environment (and Yourself)

57 Ways to Protect Your Home Environment (and Yourself)

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Worried about the reports of dangerous radon levels in houses? Trying to make sense of those recycling codes? Wondering how you can cut energy costs this winter? These home environmental questions and many more are answered in 57 Ways, an award-winning book that is backed by the research and reputation of over 40 specialists from participating universities, state agencies and organizations. 57 Ways is a valuable resource that will become your household environmental friend. Create a landscape that’s beautiful and diverse. Reduce or eliminate pesticide use in and around your home. Save money by conserving energy and water. It’s all here in this easy-to-read, carefully illustrated handbook.

Topics include:

  • Caring for the home landscape
  • Using alternatives to traditional pesticides and fertilizers
  • Using chemicals on the landscape
  • Storing and disposing of hazardous chemicals
  • Managing yard waste, food waste, and other household waste
  • Protecting your drinking water
  • Protecting your indoor environment
  • Conserving energy and water

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