You Can Save The Planet by Jacquie Wines
  

You Can Save The Planet

Written by Jacquie Wines

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Age 9+. This is the best book we've seen for kids on how a whole family can make a difference in helping to save the planet. From saving energy around the house, to recycling, reusing, repairing and reducing. But be warned if you get it for someone in your family watch out, life will never be the same again but rest assured you WILL make a difference and your carbon footprint will lessen. So go on, get it now - it's printed on environmentally friendly paper - and why not get a few more for your family to give to their friends.

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You Can Save The Planet by Jacquie Wines

The effects of pollution, global warming and the destruction of our planet have never been so visible or measurable. Is pester power the way forward? Is it up to the kids of the 21st century to push their parents to make a difference? You Can Save The Planet introduces and explains the massive

global problems that need to be addressed NOW. Packed full of 101 smart, practical and fun things kids can do to make their homes, schools and neighbourhoods more environmentally friendly. Printed on Forest Stewardship Council approved paper. Money from every copy sold goes to the Young People’s Trust for the Environment.

Included in this book:

• Why you shouldn’t leave appliances on standby.

• How to save water around your house.

• How to persuade your local supermarket to reduce the number of plastic

bags used.

• What should and shouldn’t you flush down the loo?

• How to build a composter.

• Ways to organize your household recycling that really work.

• Assess how much power your household wastes.

• Find out how green your family car is.

• To wash up or not to wash up – that is the question.

• What to do with kitchen leftovers.

• Cool ideas for using old packaging.

• Make sure your tourism is eco-friendly.

• How your kids can form an eco-club with school friends.

About the Author

Jacquie Wines
Jacquie Wines explains the effects of pollution, global warming and the destruction of our planet so topical at the moment. Here is a book that introduces and explains the environmental problems that need to be addressed now. It presents 101 changes that you can make at home to start helping the planet.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
144 pages
Interest Age: From 8 To 12

Author

Jacquie Wines
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Publisher

Michael O'mara Books

Publication date

3rd May 2007

ISBN

9781905158782

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