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RECORD NUMBER: 90 OF 882
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Big green purse : use your spending power to create a cleaner, greener world /|
|Subjects||Shopping. ; Consumer education. ; Environmental protection--Citizen participation. ; Green movement. ; Countervailing power. ; Green products.|
|Collation||xviii, 413 pages ; 24 cm|
Includes bibliographical references and index.
If it can happen to an alligator, can it happen to your son? why your big green purse matters -- Cutting through the confusion : the big green purse principles -- Beauty, or the beast? : cosmetics and personal-care products -- Car talk, and more : driving and transportation -- Hot stuff : coffee, tea, cocoa-and the skinny on chocolate -- V6 we are what we eat : fruits, veggies, dairy, meat, poultry, and seafood -- lean and green : cleansers, scrubs, polishes, and fresheners -- Eco chic : clothing, accessories, and jewelry -- Garden of Eden : lawn, garden and patio -- Kid stuff : babies and children's food, gear and toys -- Plugged in : appliances, lights, and computers -- Home, green home : furniture, paint, flooring, and fabrics. Describes how women can affect the environmental aspects of consumer products and services through their purchasing power, including making environmentally-sound lifestyle changes and consciously buying "green" products.