Apr 9, 2010 11:01 AM
When you're constantly bombarded with images of the planet going to hell in a hand basket, it's easy to get overwhelmed and stuck on inaction. Do One Green Thing: Saving the Earth Through Simple Everyday Choices ($12) is the perfect introduction to greenness in small doses that really make a difference. With dozens of good and bad choices for everyday products, you'll be able to make smart changes immediately. Author Mindy Pennybacker doesn't assume that you know the ins and outs of green and tackles everything from humane living conditions to cancer causing ingredients. You'll even get a breakdown on those triangular numbers on the bottoms of water bottles. Yeah, we didn't know what they were for either!