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Main Title Eco-pioneers : practical visionaries solving today's environmental problems /
Author Lerner, Steve.
Publisher MIT Press,
Year Published 1997
OCLC Number 36656387
ISBN 0262122073
Subjects Environmental degradation--United States--Case studies ; Sustainable development--United States--Case studies ; Environmental engineers--United States--Biography ; Environmentalists--United States--Biography
Internet Access
Description Access URL
University of Alberta Access
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  GE150.L47 1997 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 11/01/2002
ESAM  GE150.L47 1997 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 05/22/1998
Collation xii, 462 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. {399}-414) and index.
Contents Notes
The search for low-impact building materials and techniques / Pliny Fisk III -- Bringing native plants back to the American lawn / Lorrie Otto -- Greenhouse treatment of municipal sewage / John Todd -- The new frugality movement promotes living better by consuming less / Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez -- Environmental solutions to innner-city problems / Scott Bernstein -- A utility company switches from nuclear power to energy conservation, renewable energy, and electric vehicles / S. David Freeman -- Breeding naturally colored organic cotton eliminates the need for toxic dyes and pesticides / Sally Fox -- Mining the discard supply / Daniel Knapp -- Returning to selective forestry after the failure of clearcutting / Walton Smith -- Transforming hazardous wastes into useful industrial materials / Christopher Nagel and William Haney III -- Urban rooftop agriculture / Paul Mankiewicz -- Transforming Chattanooga into an environmental city / David Crockett -- Redesigning buildings and building materials for environmentally intelligent architecture / William McDonough -- Moving out of the flood plain and designing an environmentally sustainable community / New Pattonsburg, Missouri -- Promoting ecologically sustainable businesses in west coast temperate rain forests / Alana Probst -- Students swap protests for practical work building an ecologically sustainable campus / Daniel Einstein and David Eagan -- Western cattle rancher experiments with sustainable techniques / Jack Turnell -- The mothers of East Los Angeles conserve water, protect the neighborhood, and create jobs / Juana Beatriz Gutierrez -- Sustainable agriculture takes root among family farmers in Iowa / Ron Rosmann -- Zunis launch a sustainable action plan to manage tribal resources / James Enote -- Saving the seed : rescuing important foods and medicinal crops from extinction / Kenny Ausubel -- Cleaning up and reusing abandoned and contaminated industrial sites / Eco-Justice Activists -- Helping families minimize environmental impact one household at a time / David Gershon -- Two approaches to restoring trashed urban rivers / Thomas Schueler and Robert Boone -- A green priest preaches about the need to protect God's creation / The Reverend Jeffrey Gollih