Going green does not have to be a huge life changing experience, or even very hard at all, but rather, by making smart changes in several different areas of your consumption, you can make enough of a difference in your life to make your “green” changes count. With all the information that is out there, it is hard to miss some of the easiest changes you can make in your life for the better, it is also hard to narrow down and find those changes that you can actually implement without a lot of money and planning.
Here are five going green books to help you get started going green with ease.
The Green Book: The Guide to Saving the Planet One Simple Step at a Time by Elizabeth Rogers
This book introduces you to one different change you can make in your home and lifestyle for every day of the year. All of them are easy enough to accomplish and there are even a couple more ambitious projects that you can consider once you get the basics covered.
It’s Easy Being Green: A Handbook for Earth-Friendly Living by Crissy Trask
It’s Easy, offers a wider variety of social changes that you can be a part of, both in and out of your home. This book is like a second step if you have already adopted most of the basic green principles in your home.
The Consumer’s Guide to Effective Environmental Choices by Michael Brower
Everything you need to know to shop smart and shop with the environment in mind is included in this book. Basics like vocabulary and the reasons behind some green principles are covered, as well as a directory to those businesses that embrace green principles.
Wake Up and Smell the Planet: The Non-Pompous, Non-Preachy Grist Guide to Greening Your Day by Grist Magazine
An off the wall guide to a lot of green practices that other books do not cover, and many that you might not ever consider till mentioned. Lots of new and interesting uses and reuses for everyday items.
The Lazy Environmentalist by Josh Dorfman
Need extra motivation, to get started on greening up your life? This guide is for you, offering little bits of green change that you can add to your life without having to even think twice about it.