Are you looking for some award winning ideas on how to reduce your family’s environmental footprint? We’ve got some great tips from authors Rosaly Byrd and Lauren Demates. Raising an environmentally friendly family is a win-win for everyone and going green will contribute to your family’s health, your pocketbook and the overall well-being of the planet. Better yet, reducing your family’s environmental footprint doesn’t require “going off the grid” or making drastic changes that take time and money. Saving the world starts at home and the best part is that doing good can be a fun, family affair! Read on to learn more about their book plus enter for a chance to win the Growing a Green Family Prize Package!
From chores around the house to throwing a party, Sustainability Made Simple: Small Changes for Big Impact (Rowman and Littlefield) reveals fresh, actionable steps anyone can make at home, school, work, and on the road to reduce their environmental footprint. Lauded by Booklist as “an essential guidebook for anyone who wants to make a difference,” Sustainability Made Simple provides kid-friendly, practical pointers for families interested in adopting a sustainable lifestyle can follow, like:
How to make meal choices that are good for you AND the environment.
Get your hands dirty! Plant a veggie garden, flowers that attract butterflies and bees, and herb gardens too.
How to throw a party or host a holiday dinner that is a terrific celebration AND planet-friendly.
Simple tips for making your kitchen a more sustainable-friendly area of your home
Sound advice on how to take sustainability “on the road” while on vacation, shopping or running errands and taking the kids to soccer practice.
With an emphasis on science, facts and practicality, environmental experts and co-authors Rosaly Bird and Lauren DeMates introduce readers to the concept of sustainability and humanity’s growing impact on the environment, and translate science-based evidence into easy-to-understand language to show how these big issues are linked to daily life and how working towards sustainability is an opportunity to do things better.
ONE entrant will be selected at random by the entry form to receive the prize package above (ARV $25). Open for entry to readers in the US/CAN, 18 years and older from 07/16/17 at 12:00 a.m. ET thru 07/30/2017 at 11:59 p.m. ET. The winner will have 24 hours to respond to notification email to claim their prize or a new winner will be selected. See Gleam for official rules. TKDI is not responsible for fulfilling prize obligations from sponsors or self-sponsoring bloggers. Void where prohibited. No purchase necessary.
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