57 Ways to Protect Your Home Environment (and Yourself)



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Environmental issues often seem too big and too distant to do anything about. But there is plenty you can do when you bring the focus closer to home. 57 Ways to Protect Your Home Environment (and Yourself) describes a variety of practical steps you can take to protect your health, your family's health, and the small piece of the planet that you call home.

Find ways to…

  • Create a landscape that is beautiful and diverse
  • Cut back or eliminate pesticide use in the home, yard, and garden
  • Recycle and dispose of household waste, yard waste, and hazardous chemicals
  • Reduce the risk of indoor contaminants, such as dust, radon, lead, asbestos, and formaldehyde
  • Save money by conserving energy and water