The Resource Eco-pioneers : practical visionaries solving today's environmental problems, Steve Lerner

Eco-pioneers : practical visionaries solving today's environmental problems, Steve Lerner

Label
Eco-pioneers : practical visionaries solving today's environmental problems
Title
Eco-pioneers
Title remainder
practical visionaries solving today's environmental problems
Statement of responsibility
Steve Lerner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
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Lerner, Steve
Dewey number
  • 363.7/0092/273
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GE150
LC item number
.L47 1997
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
GE150.L47
NAL item number
1997
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Environmental degradation
  • Sustainable development
  • Environmental engineers
  • Environmentalists
Label
Eco-pioneers : practical visionaries solving today's environmental problems, Steve Lerner
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [399]-414) and index
Contents
The search for low-impact building materials and techniques / Pliny Fisk III -- Bringing native plants back to the American lawn / Lorrie Otto -- Greenhouse treatment of municipal sewage / John Todd -- The new frugality movement promotes living better by consuming less / Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez -- Environmental solutions to innner-city problems / Scott Bernstein -- A utility company switches from nuclear power to energy conservation, renewable energy, and electric vehicles / S. David Freeman -- Breeding naturally colored organic cotton eliminates the need for toxic dyes and pesticides / Sally Fox -- Mining the discard supply / Daniel Knapp -- Returning to selective forestry after the failure of clearcutting / Walton Smith -- Transforming hazardous wastes into useful industrial materials / Christopher Nagel and William Haney III -- Urban rooftop agriculture / Paul Mankiewicz -- Transforming Chattanooga into an environmental city / David Crockett -- Redesigning buildings and building materials for environmentally intelligent architecture / William McDonough -- Moving out of the flood plain and designing an environmentally sustainable community / New Pattonsburg, Missouri -- Promoting ecologically sustainable businesses in west coast temperature rain forests / Alana Probst -- Students swap protests for practical work building and ecologically sustainable campus / Daniel Einstein and David Eagan -- Western cattle rancher experiments with sustainable techniques / Jack Turnell -- The mothers of East Los Angeles conserve water, protect the neighborhood, and create jobs / Juana Beatriz Gutierrez -- Sustainable agriculture takes root among family farmers in Iowa / Ron Rosmann -- Zunis launch a sustainable action plan to manage tribal resources / James Enote -- Saving the seed : rescuing important foods and medicinal crops from extinction / Kenny Ausubel -- Cleaning up and reusing abandoned and contaminated industrial sites / Eco-Justice Activists -- Helping families minimize environmental impact one household at a time / David Gershon -- Two approaches to restoring trashed urban rivers / Thomas Schueler and Robert Boone -- A green priest preaches about the need to protect God's creation / The Reverend Jeffrey Golliher
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 462 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1033582031
Label
Eco-pioneers : practical visionaries solving today's environmental problems, Steve Lerner
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [399]-414) and index
Contents
The search for low-impact building materials and techniques / Pliny Fisk III -- Bringing native plants back to the American lawn / Lorrie Otto -- Greenhouse treatment of municipal sewage / John Todd -- The new frugality movement promotes living better by consuming less / Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez -- Environmental solutions to innner-city problems / Scott Bernstein -- A utility company switches from nuclear power to energy conservation, renewable energy, and electric vehicles / S. David Freeman -- Breeding naturally colored organic cotton eliminates the need for toxic dyes and pesticides / Sally Fox -- Mining the discard supply / Daniel Knapp -- Returning to selective forestry after the failure of clearcutting / Walton Smith -- Transforming hazardous wastes into useful industrial materials / Christopher Nagel and William Haney III -- Urban rooftop agriculture / Paul Mankiewicz -- Transforming Chattanooga into an environmental city / David Crockett -- Redesigning buildings and building materials for environmentally intelligent architecture / William McDonough -- Moving out of the flood plain and designing an environmentally sustainable community / New Pattonsburg, Missouri -- Promoting ecologically sustainable businesses in west coast temperature rain forests / Alana Probst -- Students swap protests for practical work building and ecologically sustainable campus / Daniel Einstein and David Eagan -- Western cattle rancher experiments with sustainable techniques / Jack Turnell -- The mothers of East Los Angeles conserve water, protect the neighborhood, and create jobs / Juana Beatriz Gutierrez -- Sustainable agriculture takes root among family farmers in Iowa / Ron Rosmann -- Zunis launch a sustainable action plan to manage tribal resources / James Enote -- Saving the seed : rescuing important foods and medicinal crops from extinction / Kenny Ausubel -- Cleaning up and reusing abandoned and contaminated industrial sites / Eco-Justice Activists -- Helping families minimize environmental impact one household at a time / David Gershon -- Two approaches to restoring trashed urban rivers / Thomas Schueler and Robert Boone -- A green priest preaches about the need to protect God's creation / The Reverend Jeffrey Golliher
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 462 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1033582031

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