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Main Title Philadelphia livable neighborhood program : about making life better on the street where you live /
Publisher Empowerment Institute,
Year Published 2003
OCLC Number 61369760
ISBN 0964437384
Subjects Community development, Urban--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
Holdings
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EJAM  HT123.P45 2003 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 09/06/2005
Collation 124 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Contents Notes
How the program works -- First things first: health and safety -- Neighborhood livability assessment -- 1. Eaasy Big Fellas! - Getting cars to slow down -- 2. Keeping a watchful eye - Crime prevention -- 3. A stitch in time - Personal and neighborhood emergency preparedness -- 4. Home, safe home - Preventing injuries in your home -- 5. Caution: handle with care - Hazardous waste removal -- 6. Get the lead out? - Preventing lead poisoning in your home -- 7. Water smarts - Preventing or repairing water damage in your home -- 8. Pestered by pests - Non-toxic weed and pest control in the yard -- 9. Plug that pothole? - Patching up the neighborhood infrastructure -- 10. Friends who sweat together - Forming neighborhood exercise clubs. Re-enchanting your block: neighborhood beautification and greening -- Neighborhood livability assessment -- 1. Re-leaf is at hand - Street tree planting and Maintenance -- 2. How does your garden grow? - Gardening together -- 3. Poop patrol - Cleaning up after dogs -- 4. No vacancy - Adopting a vacant lot -- 5. The Seal of approval - Sealing a vacant house -- 6. Know the codes - Property maintenance -- 7. Litter getters - Controlling litter with team work -- 8. This old house - Historic preservation -- Neighbor to nature - Wetland and stream protection -- 10. "Yo! No dumping: drains to the river: - Storm drain marking and maintenance -- 11 Gilding lilies - Capitalizing on neighborhood treasures -- 12. The living, breathing block - knowing the place where you live. Energy efficiency: creating affordable comfort in your home -- Energy efficiency action plan -- 1. a Real turn-of - Using electricity more efficiently -- 2. Plug your electricity leaks - Turning off appliance - all the way -- 3 How green is your computer? - Energy efficient computer use -- 4. A Bright idea -- Installing energy efficient lighting -- 5. Wear it again Sam - Washing and drying clothes efficiently -- 6. Meet your water heater - Making your water heater more efficient -- 7. Fridge Physical - Making your refrigerator more efficient -- 8. Better a sweater - Turning down the thermostat -- 9. Furnace fling - Making your furnace more efficient -- 10. A Shade better - Insulating windows and doors -- 11. Eliminate the draft - Cooling your house more efficiently -- 12. Keep your cool - Cooling your house more efficiently -- 13. Farther down the path - A sustainable energy household -- 14. What you see is what you breathe - Preventing air pollution Bountiful neighborhood: resource sharing -- Neighborhood livability assessment -- 1. Miniature economics - Neighborhood bartering -- 2. The bus stops here - Transit alternatives -- 3 More power? - Neighborhood tool sharing -- 4. Mentors in your midst - Tapping the team brain trust -- 5. Trash to treasure - Holding a block-wide yard sale -- 6. "Lettuce" share the bounty - Growing vegetables together -- 7. Neighbors who shop together -- Forming team food cooperatives -- 8. Teen time - Addressing youth issues.