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Green Business: Hope or Hoax
Green Business Hope or Hoax
Author: Judith Plant, Christopher Plant
ISBN-13: 9780865711969
ISBN-10: 0865711968
Publication Date: 10/1990
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Publisher: New Society Pub
Book Type: Paperback
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Green Business provides a well-researched citique of "shallow green" consumerism, including specific examples such as biodegradeable plastics and dolphin-safe tuna. Clearly, the nimble leap of major corporations onto the Earth Day bandwagon is not enough.

Some people are doing more than just re-packaging business as usual, Green Business explories what kinds of "deep green" changes in the way we do business can help create a sustainable economy. The diverse contributors challenge us to make room for new concepts -- from the land trust movement and community-based agriculture to trash cash, green tax and free cities. They resurrect useful older ideas as well, from Amish econimics and communal land ownership to Gandhi's economic priciples.