Almost Green

Almost Green

How I Built An Eco-shed, Ditched My SUV, Alienated the In-laws, and Changed My Life Forever

Book - 2008
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" One man's irreverent and hilarious chronicle of his ambitious but clumsy efforts to tread lightly on the planet.

In Almost Green , James Glave demonstrates that the journey along the path to a greener life is not always easy but is frequently hilarious and always enlightening. Glave-- a writer and stay-at-home dad -- describes his experiences building a green writing studio in the front yard of his home on Bowen Island, British Columbia, a not-so-green paradise where suvs still outnumber compost boxes. While coping with the many frustrations and small victories of this undertaking, Glave also dabbles in grassroots neighborhood activism. He visits a truly green family living in the concrete jungle of the city and decides he must divest himself of his hulking suv, so generously given to him by his father-in-law, without offending his benefactor.

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Publisher: Vancouver : Greystone Books, [2008]
Copyright Date: ©2008
ISBN: 9781553653202
Branch Call Number: 640 GLA
Characteristics: viii, 264 pages ; 19 cm

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