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Big Green Purse: Use Your Spending Power to Create a Cleaner, Greener World Paperback – February 28, 2008
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"If you take just a few suggestions from Big Green Purse, you will be on your way to being part of the solution instead of part of the problem."
-Laurie David, founder of StopGlobalWarming.org and a producer of "An Inconvenient Truth"
"When the subject is the environment, Diane MacEachern has long been ahead of the times."
-"The Christian Science Monitor"
aIf you take just a few suggestions from Big Green Purse, you will be on your way to being part of the solution instead of part of the problem.a
aLaurie David, founder of StopGlobalWarming.org and a producer of "An Inconvenient Truth"
aWhen the subject is the environment, Diane MacEachern has long been ahead of the times.a
a"The Christian Science Monitor"
aThe most important book your book club will read this yeara] "Big Green Purse" is a amust read, save, refer toa book that will get us through the next critical decision making years.a
-Mary Hunt, inwomenwetrust.typepad.com
aA very good all-encompassing book about our environment and how individuals can make a differencea]The perfect gift for someone who needs a friendly book on how to be more green.a
a"Big Green Purse" is a highly informative, well researched and important green living book for womena]itas the kind of reference book every green mom should have on her bookshelf.a
aThis book helps us realize the power we have to make a difference through our purchasesa]Who better to show us all the best and easiest ways to green our lives than Diane MacEachern?a
aOne of the most informative and life changing booksa]instead of just telling us the three Ras (Reduce, Reuse, Recyle) Diane actually tells us how we can do it.a
aIf money talks, Diane MacEachern is using hers to say aSave the Planet.a a]MacEachern has shopped green for 20 years and has lots of tips for whatas worked for her and what hasnata]In "Big Green Purse," MacEachern encourages readers to take the power of the purse to aneven higher level.a
-Body + Soul
"Best-selling environment writer Diane MacEachern shows women -- who spend 85 cents of every dollar in the marketplace -- how to start wielding their purchasing power for the good of the planet, and buying green as if their lives depended on it.a
- Plenty magazine
aA fat compendium of tips on how to buy everything from furniture to cosmetics that is more environmentally-friendly, without getting bamboozled by greenwashing."
aA call-to-action with a simple message: women, use the power of your purse to solve the environmental crisis, while protecting yourselves and families.a
aGet your copy today!...MacEachern doesn't mince her words and she isn't soft- pedaling this issue. She's a warrior princess, a fighter, a Queen, and she is not taking prisoners. She's out to help save the environment - but she can't do it alone. We're her army. Buy her book...get her widget, and join the fight."
-Yvonne DeVita, (www.lipsticking.com)
a"Big Green Purse" is an everyday consumer's resource - almost like a phone book's worth of information. It is a well -organized and easy to read guide that offers do- able suggestions for buying everything from beauty products to cars, cleaning products and food.a
-Andrea Learned, Learned on Women
""Big Green Purse" is not just a list of things you should buy or avoid, rather MacEachern explains in detail the current marketplace, the issues and what the impact of buying these green purchase will make on the environment."
aThe book is a great resource for anyone not just women who are interesting in learning howto make better environmental decisions with their purchases.a
aWe forget too much how much power we hold in our hands as consumers and how much good we can do with it. This book is a perfect guide for using this power in a green and wise way.a
?If you take just a few suggestions from Big Green Purse, you will be on your way to being part of the solution instead of part of the problem.?
?Laurie David, founder of StopGlobalWarming.org and a producer of "An Inconvenient Truth "
?When the subject is the environment, Diane MacEachern has long been ahead of the times.?
?"The Christian Science Monitor"
?The most important book your book club will read this year? "Big Green Purse" is a ?must read, save, refer to? book that will get us through the next critical decision making years.?
-Mary Hunt, inwomenwetrust.typepad.com
?A very good all-encompassing book about our environment and how individuals can make a difference?The perfect gift for someone who needs a friendly book on how to be more green.?
?"Big Green Purse" is a highly informative, well researched and important green living book for women?it's the kind of reference book every green mom should have on her bo
About the Author
Diane MacEachern, the founder and CEO of Big Green Purse, is passionate about empowering women to use their marketplace clout to protect the environment.
A best-selling author, successful entrepreneur, sought-after public speaker, and long-time conservationist, she has launched the only company in the U.S. dedicated specifically to transforming women’s environmental concerns into measurable improvements in our quality of life.
Diane encourages women to green the marketplace by choosing products whose use or manufacture offer the greatest environmental benefit. Through her books, articles and speeches she motivates women to take actions that will make a difference. She helps environmental organizations engage more women as members, activists, and donors. She also encourages companies to green their products to appeal to more women consumers.
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Being a mindful consumer is one of the easiest, but most powerful things you can do to create change. Read this book and see what little things you can do to start contributing to a greener world.