Kids and Money Guide to Shrinking Your Family's Carbon Footprint
102 Tips To a Greener Planet and Pocketbook
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KIDS AND MONEY GUIDE TO SHRINKING YOUR FAMILY’S CARBON FOOTPRINT: 102 TIPS TO A GREENER PLANET AND POCKETBOOK by Jayne Pearl is a brand-new book for parents and children. The book will help you and your family make your way of life greener: by wasting less, reusing and recycling more. Jayne Pearl, a former Forbes magazine reporter and the author of KIDS AND MONEY: GIVING THEM THE SAVVY TO SUCCEED FINANCIALLY (Bloomberg Press) shows how you can:
• LIVE a much greener lifestyle without sacrificing much in the way of convenience or time!
• HARNESS your children’s natural concern about people and the planet!
• EMPOWER your children by helping them improve the world
• SAVE your family gobs of money!
• TRACK your progress with a table at the back of the book, to see how much electricity, water, heat, and cash you save!
Following even just a few of the 102 tips in this ebook can have a big impact on ecological and economic savings!
“The green world can be overwhelming to parents dipping a toe in the water. Jayne Pearl makes it clear and simple, with easy steps to take, research to back it up, and excellent annotated lists of websites to get more information in manageable chunks.”—Shel Horowitz, co-author, GUERRILLA MARKETING GOES GREEN and author, PAINLESS GREEN: 111 TIPS TO HELP THE ENVIRONMENT, LOWER YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT, CUT YOUR BUDGET, AND IMPROVE YOUR QUALITY OF LIFE-WITH NO NEGATIVE IMPACT ON YOUR LIFESTYLE
"KIDS AND MONEY GUIDE TO SHRINKING YOUR FAMILY’S FOOTPRINT is a powerful tool for parents and kids to discover simple and effective ways to save money and ‘go green’ simultaneously. Many of the steps Jayne Pearl recommends require only small adjustments in one’s lifestyle, yet may have a big impact on a family’s carbon footprint. Her book offers a wonderful way for families to learn sustainable habits together.” —Ellen Seh, Certified Green Building Professional, Larkspur, California
About Jayne Pearl
Jayne Pearl began her career as a reporter at Forbes magazine. She worked as editor of Tom (IN SEARCH OF EXCELLENCE) Peters’ newsletter, was editor of a half-hour daily public radio business program, and helped launch Family Business magazine. Pearl has authored and co-authored several books, including KIDS, WEALTH AND CONSEQUENCES: ENSURING A RESPONSIBLE FINANCIAL FUTURE (John E. Wiley); KIDS AND MONEY: GIVING THEM THE SAVVY TO SUCCEED FINANCIALLY (Bloomberg Press); and KEEP OR SELL YOUR BUSINESS (Dearborn Trade). An engaging speaker, Pearl presents her financial parenting programs for parents and financial literacy workshops for teens around the country. She has been quoted in hundreds of articles (including The Wall Street Journal, US News & World Report, Washington Post, Reuters, Christian Science Monitor, Reuters, Parents magazine, Forbes, Working Woman and Working Mother) and appeared on many radio and television programs including CNBC’s “Power Lunch,” NPR’s “Talk of the Nation” and CNN.