xii, 292 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
HF5415.33.U6 B76 1999
Formatted Contents Note
How many simple things do people need to do to save the planet? Media makes the message : garbage as a case study The real impact of household consumption Priorities for personal action Avoiding high-impact activities Seven rules for responsible consumption What you can ask government to do Epilogue : from Walden to Wal-Mart : consumers and their critics / Susan Strasser Appendixes: Research methods and results ; Resources for environmentally concerned citizens.