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The Resource Greening your community : strategies for engaged citizens, Jill Doucette with Mark Boysen

Greening your community : strategies for engaged citizens, Jill Doucette with Mark Boysen

Label
Greening your community : strategies for engaged citizens
Title
Greening your community
Title remainder
strategies for engaged citizens
Statement of responsibility
Jill Doucette with Mark Boysen
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Throwing a block party? Creating a community garden? Building a playground? Helping an ailing neighbor with a food circle? Jill Doucette, founder of Synergy which works to catalyze the green economy, helps you strengthen your community with sustainable ideas to environmentally improve where you live
Member of
Additional physical form
Issued also in electronic format.
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Doucette, Jill
Dewey number
307.1/4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Boysen, Mark
Series statement
Self-Counsel green series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Community development
  • Sustainable living
  • Community life
  • Sustainable development
Target audience
adult
Label
Greening your community : strategies for engaged citizens, Jill Doucette with Mark Boysen
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: 1.Rethinking Our Communities: People, Planet, Prosperity -- 1.How Others Interpret a Green Community -- 2.Taking Action -- 1.Starting Small -- 2.Mobilize Change -- 3.Outreach Tools -- 3.Food Security -- 1.Growing Food Locally -- 2.The Environmental Impact of Meat -- 3.The Environmental Impact of Seafood -- 4.Food Waste -- 5.Community Gardening -- 5.1.Guerilla gardening -- 5.2.Sharing backyards -- 6.Urban Agriculture -- 7.Urban Livestock -- 8.Farming Food Instead of Manicuring Lawns -- 9.Stop Using Pesticides -- 4.Green Events -- 1.Community Events -- 2.Family Events -- 3.Zero-Trash Events -- 4.Environmental Action Events -- 5.Using Green Transportation -- 1.The Cost of Vehicle Ownership -- 2.Transportation Alternatives -- 2.1.Bicycling -- 2.2.Walking -- 2.3.Car- and bike-sharing programs -- 3.Drive Greener -- 3.1.Electric vehicles -- 6.Foundations of a Green Home -- 1.Home Size and Location -- 2.Evaluating Your Home -- 2.1.Heating your home --
  • Contents note continued: 2.2.Electronics, appliances, and lights -- 3.Living Green in an Apartment or Condo -- 4.Daily Practices Make a Difference -- 7.Water Systems -- 1.Watershed Areas -- 2.Water Use in Our Communities -- 3.Reducing Water Pollution -- 4.Reducing Water Use in Our Homes -- 8.Renewable Energy: Seeking the Net-Zero Community -- 1.Why We Care about Climate Change -- 1.1.Sea-level rise -- 1.2.Increased forest fires -- 1.3.Natural environment impacts -- 1.4.Food impacts -- 1.5.Water supply -- 2.Renewable Energy in Your Community -- 2.1.Photovoltaic solar panels -- 2.2.Solar hot water systems -- 2.3.Geo-exchange systems -- 2.4.Biomass or bioenergy -- 2.5.Wind power -- 2.6.Hydro power -- 3.Do-It-Yourself Solar Collector -- 4.Carbon Offsets -- 5.Purchasing Renewable Energy -- 9.Recycling, Composting, and Trash -- 1.Reduce, Reuse, Recycle -- 1.1.Composting -- 1.2.Plastics -- 1.3.Batteries -- 1.4.Styrofoam -- 1.5.Mattresses --
  • Contents note continued: 2.Set a Lofty Goal: Zero-Waste Work, School, and Home -- 3.Consumer-to-Consumer Selling and the Sharing Economy -- 4.Upcycling -- 5.Circular Economy -- 10.Natural Environment and Green Spaces -- 1.Integrating Nature into Our Communities -- 2.Preserving Natural Areas -- 11.Arts and the Environmental Movement -- 12.The Green Economy and Entrepreneurship -- 1.Local Economy -- 2.Green Business Practices -- 2.1.Encourage the local business community to go green -- 3.New, Green Businesses and Jobs -- 3.1.Innovative business -- 13.Sustainable Cities and Helping Yours Become One -- 1.Cities That Lead -- 1.1.Vancouver -- 1.2.San Francisco -- 1.3.Portland -- 1.4.Seattle -- 1.5.Toronto -- 1.6.New York -- 1.7.International cities worth watching -- 2.What Makes a Community a Green Leader? -- 2.1.Green champions -- 3.Working with City Hall -- 14.Measure Success -- 1.Measuring at the Project Level
Control code
000054846384
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 122 pages
Isbn
9781770402232
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)893452346
Label
Greening your community : strategies for engaged citizens, Jill Doucette with Mark Boysen
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: 1.Rethinking Our Communities: People, Planet, Prosperity -- 1.How Others Interpret a Green Community -- 2.Taking Action -- 1.Starting Small -- 2.Mobilize Change -- 3.Outreach Tools -- 3.Food Security -- 1.Growing Food Locally -- 2.The Environmental Impact of Meat -- 3.The Environmental Impact of Seafood -- 4.Food Waste -- 5.Community Gardening -- 5.1.Guerilla gardening -- 5.2.Sharing backyards -- 6.Urban Agriculture -- 7.Urban Livestock -- 8.Farming Food Instead of Manicuring Lawns -- 9.Stop Using Pesticides -- 4.Green Events -- 1.Community Events -- 2.Family Events -- 3.Zero-Trash Events -- 4.Environmental Action Events -- 5.Using Green Transportation -- 1.The Cost of Vehicle Ownership -- 2.Transportation Alternatives -- 2.1.Bicycling -- 2.2.Walking -- 2.3.Car- and bike-sharing programs -- 3.Drive Greener -- 3.1.Electric vehicles -- 6.Foundations of a Green Home -- 1.Home Size and Location -- 2.Evaluating Your Home -- 2.1.Heating your home --
  • Contents note continued: 2.2.Electronics, appliances, and lights -- 3.Living Green in an Apartment or Condo -- 4.Daily Practices Make a Difference -- 7.Water Systems -- 1.Watershed Areas -- 2.Water Use in Our Communities -- 3.Reducing Water Pollution -- 4.Reducing Water Use in Our Homes -- 8.Renewable Energy: Seeking the Net-Zero Community -- 1.Why We Care about Climate Change -- 1.1.Sea-level rise -- 1.2.Increased forest fires -- 1.3.Natural environment impacts -- 1.4.Food impacts -- 1.5.Water supply -- 2.Renewable Energy in Your Community -- 2.1.Photovoltaic solar panels -- 2.2.Solar hot water systems -- 2.3.Geo-exchange systems -- 2.4.Biomass or bioenergy -- 2.5.Wind power -- 2.6.Hydro power -- 3.Do-It-Yourself Solar Collector -- 4.Carbon Offsets -- 5.Purchasing Renewable Energy -- 9.Recycling, Composting, and Trash -- 1.Reduce, Reuse, Recycle -- 1.1.Composting -- 1.2.Plastics -- 1.3.Batteries -- 1.4.Styrofoam -- 1.5.Mattresses --
  • Contents note continued: 2.Set a Lofty Goal: Zero-Waste Work, School, and Home -- 3.Consumer-to-Consumer Selling and the Sharing Economy -- 4.Upcycling -- 5.Circular Economy -- 10.Natural Environment and Green Spaces -- 1.Integrating Nature into Our Communities -- 2.Preserving Natural Areas -- 11.Arts and the Environmental Movement -- 12.The Green Economy and Entrepreneurship -- 1.Local Economy -- 2.Green Business Practices -- 2.1.Encourage the local business community to go green -- 3.New, Green Businesses and Jobs -- 3.1.Innovative business -- 13.Sustainable Cities and Helping Yours Become One -- 1.Cities That Lead -- 1.1.Vancouver -- 1.2.San Francisco -- 1.3.Portland -- 1.4.Seattle -- 1.5.Toronto -- 1.6.New York -- 1.7.International cities worth watching -- 2.What Makes a Community a Green Leader? -- 2.1.Green champions -- 3.Working with City Hall -- 14.Measure Success -- 1.Measuring at the Project Level
Control code
000054846384
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 122 pages
Isbn
9781770402232
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)893452346

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