Ecoholic - Your Guide to the most environmentally friendly information, products and services in Canada

When the world's environmental woes get you down, turn to Ecoholic - Canada's best resource for practical tips and products that help you do your part for the earth. You'll get the dirt on what not to buy and why, and the dish on great gifts, clothes, home supplies and more. Based on the popular and authoritative "Ecoholic" column that appears weekly in NOW, Ecoholic is a cheeky and eye-opening guide to all of life's greenest predicaments.

The Best Green Products

  • For the home: cleaning and laundry supplies, furniture, linens
  • For renovations: flooring, paint, insulation, carpets, cabinetry
  • For the kitchen: cookware, appliances
  • For your body: cool clothes, jewellery, shoes, beauty care
  • For baby: toys, cribs, organic food, diapers
  • For the garden: fertilizer, pest control, patio furniture
  • For the office: supplies, equipment, energy savings
  • For your pet: natural food, flea control, litter solutions
  • For the fun of it: sporting goods, camping equipment, holidays

The Most Current Information

  • Avoiding toxins in the home
  • Buying pesticide-free food
  • Sustainable seafood, meat and veggie choices
  • Reducing energy and water use
  • Greening your love life
  • Eco-tourism
  • Keeping your home and garden pest-free without harmful chemicals
  • Green gift-giving and ethical investing
  • Choosing an environmentally friendly career
  • The big issues facing Canada and how to get involved

The Most Helpful Services

  • Electronics and computer recyclers
  • Alternative energy suppliers
  • Green general stores
  • Local organic food delivery
  • Incentives and rebates for greening your home
  • Local and national environmental groups
  • Household hazardous waste disposal

Also includes a city-by-city guide: Calgary, Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver, Winnipeg

"This book is for people who want to do something to lighten their impact on the planet. The small steps cost us little in the way of effort, money or time, but the cumulative effects can be enormous." - David Suzuki

Paperback: 352 pages Publisher: Vintage Canada; 1 edition (April 17 2007) Dimensions: 22.6 x 19.3 x 2.3 cm

About the Author Adria Vasil has been writing the Ecoholic column for NOW Magazine since the spring of 2004 and has covered environmental issues for NOW's news section for four years. Vasil has a degree in development politics and cultural anthropology from the University of Toronto and a degree in magazine journalism from Ryerson. An advocate for the earth, women's issues and human rights since her teens, Vasil has appeared on MTV Canada and CBC's Newsworld to promote environmentalism.

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