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"Look - it's a bird, it's a plane ... no, it's EcoGirl!"

Ask EcoGirl's
"Insanely Useful" Booklets...

... bringing together key information that benefits
your health, wallet, family -- and planet!

QUICK CLICKS: You can automatically download two handy PDF documents:
* A
flyer about the booklets, including a basic order form; and
* Information about
quantity discount pricing and that order form. 

Eco-information is everywhere, but there's way too much to digest.

The result is that we can feel overwhelmed and thus not take much action at all. We wonder: Where do we start? Is this really important for our everyday lives? What are the most useful actions to take?

Never fear -- Ask EcoGirl is here!

EcoGirl understands -- and comes to the rescue! She does the research for you, pulling together the key information that you need to move into action. She boils it down to the vital essentials -- the most useful, effective, and meaningful ways for you to be part of the solution, while taking also care of your own well-being. Because truly wise information does both!

EcoGirl: Making it easy to be green!

EcoGirl's booklets are a great way for you to get up to speed and take constructive action. They're also a wonderful way for you to share this useful information with the people you care about. What a thoughtful and convenient gift!


"What impresses me is that it is so comprehensive for such a small booklet. Often I see a flyer on one or two topics, but you have packed so much in this. You give the larger principles, how to think of these things, plus simple suggestions that anyone can follow to move themselves forward in the ecological movement -- and feel good about it. You make it appealing to do, not a burden. This small but comprehensive book is a must-have. p.s. Do you have quantity discounts?"

Don Scully, MFT

Booklet titles available

The powerful information in these booklets is distilled from what I've learned over 15 years of researching and presenting this information in useful and inspiring ways. The information is engaging, accurate, and useful; and the presentation is beautiful, with a color cover and beautiful medium-weight recycled paper.

My goal is to make it easy to understand these key issues and take actions that really make a difference for you, your family, and this planet. It feels great to be part of the solution!

BOOKLET: Detoxing Your Life: Assessing & Reducing Your Exposure to Everyday Toxics

* These 11 potently-packed pages will help you improve all the areas of your life
* I help you identify the key toxics in each area of your life, the great less-toxic options, and how to get more information.
* The life arenas I include: Cleaning your home, personal care products, medical and health care products, hobby and craft supplies, food & beverages, remodeling your home, managing pests in your home & garden, pet care, drift from nearby farms and houses, exposure at school, at work, in parks, and beyond.
* Plus I offer you: Help in assessing product toxicity, information about children's higher vulnerability, evidence of the harm being done, tips for on reducing our community-level exposure, and the best resources for finding out more.
* All this expert info is gathered in one handy package for just $5!


BOOKLET: Healthier Housecleaning: Easy, Less-toxic, & Cheaper Ways to Create a Sparkling Home

* These 18 fully-enriched pages offer you tested, effective, & fun solutions.
* There's specific information on: the health and environmental risks of toxic cleaners, the criteria to use in selecting truly healthier replacements, and how to make your own cheap and easy homemade options to keep your house clean and smelling great.
* This booklet includes: What ingredients to get for your basic home-made less-toxic cleaning kit, making your everyday basic tools, knowing your ingredients, expanding into other uses, cleaning your oven without toxics, creating healthier scents and air fresheners, managing mold, and taming our tiny ant friends.
* Plus you get referrals to the very best resources for finding out more.
* All this expert info is gathered in one handy package for just $6!

These booklets make great gifts, fit splendidly into an eco-gift basket, are a fun and useful enhancement to your store, and are quality (but inexpensive) incentives for nonprofits to offer to joining members. They're an easy way to give a treat to friends and allies while bringing them into this healthier world!

More titles are coming soon! To be informed when they're released, email that request to ecogirl [at] askecogirl.info.


If you want to order one or two copies, click here for basic ordering information.

To order three or more copies, and get quantity discounts, click on this quantity discount page.

The booklets are also in four stores so far:

* Community Market, 1899 Mendocino Ave. Santa Rosa 707 546-1806 www.srcommunitymarket.com (They're carrying both booklets, which are hanging on a long clip across from the bulk herb section.)

* Hand Goods, 3627 Main St., Occidental 707 874-2161, www.handgoods.net (They're carrying Healthier Housecleaning.)

* Shelton's Natural Foods Market, 428 Center St., Healdsburg 707 431-0530 www.sheltonsmarket.com (They're carrying Healthier Housecleaning.)

If you know a store that might want to offer this to their customers, please encourage them to contact me at ecogirl [at] askecogirl.info.

Thanks for your interest and support!

Questions? Contact ecogirl [at] askecogirl.info.

Leaping overwhelm & despair in a single bound!

Want more of EcoGirl's uniquely useful information? See her syndicated monthly eco-advice column, "Ask EcoGirl," available in select periodicals and online. It's also great if you want to encourage your favorite newspaper or magazine to bring her constructive empowerment onto their pages. For more information, see www.askecogirl.info.

EcoGirl: Encouraging the eco-hero in everyone!

Ask EcoGirl is written by Patricia Dines, Author of The Organic Guides, and Editor and Lead Writer for The Next STEP newsletter, which gently educates readers about toxics and alternatives. For more information about her work for the planet, see www.patriciadines.info.

This entire website is (c) Patricia Dines, 1998-2013. All rights reserved.
Page last updated 08/16/13