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Ecoholic: Your Guide to the Most Environmentally Friendly Information, Products and Services in Canada

Format Softcover
Catalogue No. 978-0-679-31484-4
Pages 346
Language English only
Price $24.95
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Written by Adria Vasil.
Published by Random House Canada, 2007.


When the world's environmental woes get you down, turn to Ecoholic – Canada’s best resource for practical tips and products that help you do your part for the earth. You'll get the dirt on what not to buy and why, and the dish on great gifts, clothes, home supplies and more. Based on Adria Vasil's popular NOW Magazine column, Ecoholic is a cheeky and eye-opening guide to all of life's greenest predicaments.

The Best Green Products:
  • For the home: cleaning and laundry supplies, furniture, linens, electronics, lighting, cellphones
  • For the garden: fertilizer, pest control, patio furniture
  • For renovations: flooring, paint, insulation, carpets, cabinetry
  • For the kitchen: cookware, appliances
  • Food for thought: industrial agriculture, processing, water, alcohol, food labels and food solutions
  • For your body: cool clothes, jewellery, shoes, makeup and beauty care
  • For baby: toys, cribs, organic food, diapers
  • For your pet: natural food, flea control, litter solutions
  • For the office: supplies, equipment, energy savings
  • For the fun of it: sporting goods, camping equipment, holidays, alternative fuels, and ecotourism
Ecoholic provides you with the most current information and helpful services available. Learn about the big issues facing Canada and how to get involved. Ecoholic also includes a city-by-city guide for Calgary, Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver and Winnipeg. Includes a glossary and index.
"This book is for people who want to do something to lighten their impact on the planet. The small steps cost us little in the way of effort, money or time, but the cumulative effects can be enormous." – David Suzuki
About the author: Adria Vasil has been writing the "Ecoholic" column for NOW Magazine since the spring of 2004, and has covered environmental issues for NOW's news section for four years. Vasil has a degree in development politics and cultural anthropology from the University of Toronto and a degree in magazine journalism from Ryerson. An advocate for the earth, women's issues and human rights since her teens, Vasil has appeared on MTV Canada and CBC's Newsworld to promote environmentalism.

Also available:
Ecoholic Home: The Greenest, Cleanest and Most Energy-Efficient Information Under One (Canadian) Roof

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