Sure there are people who chain themselves to old-growth trees, raise their one child diaper-free, and make their own soap. The Virtuous Consumer is for the rest of us, struggling to make choices that are better for the planet-and for us. Leslie Garrett has created a comprehensive reference guide that-like a smart, funny, and eco-conscious friend-will steer you toward ethical purchases for everything from lipstick to cars, kids' toys to a new mattress. The Virtuous Consumer is your key to shopping consciously and creating a simpler, greener lifestyle. Book jacket.Garrett, Leslie is the author of 'Virtuous Consumer ', published 2007 under ISBN 9781930722743 and ISBN 1930722745.