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What's greener than a Green Book Sale?

April 11, 2013 | Sephora | Comments (1)

In honour of Earth Day, come out the Green Book Sale at Barbara Frum Branch on Thursday, April 18, 2013, from 2:00-4:00 p.m.  There will be LOTS of books and other library materials for sale at a reduced cost.  This is a great way to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle!

Also, if you have any trinkets lying around at home that you no longer want, bring it in on the day of the book sale and exchange it for something else.  After all, one person’s trash can be another person’s treasure!  Feel free to leave something behind as long as you take something else home.

Mark it in your calendar!  That’s the Green Book Sale, Thursday, April 18, 2013, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at Barbara Frum Branch.

Reduce reuse and recycle

 

When it comes to making your life greener and your environment more eco-friendly, the possibilities are endless.  Every day can be Earth Day with a few simple changes to our habits and practices.  The TPL catalogue has many resources to help you get started.  Check out some of these titles:

Remake_it_clothes1000_ideas_for_creative_reuse Delicious_gifts

 

Remake it clothes: the essential guide to resourceful fashion: with over 500 tricks, tips and inspirational designs by Henrietta Thompson, 2012

1000 ideas for creative reuse: remake, restyle, recycle, renew, by Garth Johnson.

Delicious gifts: edible creations to make and give, by Jess McCloskey



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Composting inside and out: to fit your space and lifestyle, by Stephanie Davies

Junk genius: stylish ways to repurpose everyday objects, with over 80 projects and ideas, by Juliette Goggin

Gardening by cuisine: an organic-food lover's guide to sustainable living, by Patti Moreno  

 

We can all help to make the world a greener, cleaner place.  This Earth Day, how will you celebrate?

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