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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (20 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Elizabeth B. Goldsmith, Betsy Sheldon Narrator: Brett Barry Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The For Dummies Series Release Date: December 2008 ISBN: 9780061764929
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Your ecofriendly guide to safer, healthier housekeeping

Want to go green as you clean? This authoritative guide provides expert, proven advice on cleaning your home with organic, nontoxic, sustainable resources. From the kitchen and bath to the living room, laundry, and even your garage, you get green solutions for every common cleaning chore.

  • Discover a new way to clean—learn how natural methods can save you money while improving your health and the environment
  • Get ready to go green—prepare your house and assemble cleaning tools
  • Protect your family—know the right cleaners to avoid (and which ones you can make yourself)
  • Tackle your inside spaces—get green cleaning solutions for every room in the house and improve the efficiency of your appliances
  • Go the extra mile—go beyond cleaning with ways to conserve energy and reduce waste

Open the book and find:

  • A room-by-room breakdown of green cleaning tips
  • Recipes for making your own cleaning products
  • Cost-free changes to clean green
  • Tips for improving your sleeping environment
  • Small changes to ease cleaning and save resources
  • Ways to consume fewer resources
  • An appendix of clean, green organizations and programs
Download and start listening now!

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Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Stacy | 1/8/2013

    " Full of excellent, useful information! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Andrea | 11/22/2012

    " I liked this book better than Green Goes With Everything, but some parts were very repetitive. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Steve | 2/23/2012

    " Good collection of tips on how to clean your home with environmentally friendly items like backing soda and vinegar. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Meryl | 11/21/2011

    " There wasn't much here that I haven't already read online. Basically, vinegar and baking soda, which is great, but just not new to me. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Inspired Kathy | 3/16/2011

    " A little too preachy to start... What I was looking for was found in Chapter 6 - recipes to make my own green cleaning products. I've been trying to switch to more chemical free, natural cleaning methods but I'm still learning. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Yahaira Hernandez | 11/1/2010

    " Did not provide the information I was looking on with regards to green cleaning. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Stacy | 9/28/2010

    " Full of excellent, useful information! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Steve | 6/21/2010

    " Good collection of tips on how to clean your home with environmentally friendly items like backing soda and vinegar. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Meryl | 4/13/2009

    " There wasn't much here that I haven't already read online. Basically, vinegar and baking soda, which is great, but just not new to me. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Andrea | 3/29/2009

    " I liked this book better than Green Goes With Everything, but some parts were very repetitive. "

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About the Author

Elizabeth B. Goldsmith, PhD is an expert on household management, a Fulbright Scholar, and professor of family resource management at Florida State University. She has published several articles on the domestic technology and architecture of the White House, the most documented home in America, as well as dozens of articles and nine books including: Resource Management for Individuals and Families, 3rd edition (Wadsworth), and Consumer Economics: Issues and Behavior (Prentice Hall).

About the Narrator

Brett Barry graduated from Syracuse University’s television, radio & film program and worked as an associate documentary producer for several years before moving into a career in voice-overs. In 2002, he signed with a voice-over agent in New York and began working in this field full-time.

Brett’s training includes improvisational acting at Manhattan’s HB Studio, study of the Linklater voice techniques, and private coaching with some of the industry’s top voice performers. His voice can be heard on over 100 audiobooks. He and his wife Rebecca live in New York and run Silver Hollow Audio, an independent audio production studio.