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Resources/Links

Looking for more green info? Look no further. Well, maybe a mouse click further.

We’ve compiled a list of websites we think are some of the most useful, innovative, interesting and just plain fun green websites out there. Most of them feature information that can help you move to green and even those that don’t have information that you’ll probably find fairly interesting. So, now that you’ve looked through our site, click around. 

Government Sites/Resources

EarthDay.org
A government website created to help people find ways to volunteer and be active in the event
Environmental Protection Agency
Agency of the federal government charged with protecting human health and safeguarding the natural environment including a page featuring State by State Info/Resources
Energy Star
Program created by the United States Environmental Protection Agency to promote responsible energy consumption
DSIRE
Comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility and federal incentives that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency

Informational Sites

The National Recycling Coalition (NRC)
A coalition of businesses, environmental groups and individuals interested in promoting recycling, includes recycling resources and recycling advocacy information
Earth911
A great site for finding local resources
The Green Home Guide
Learn the basics about green homes
Ecologue
A nicely organized and informative website devoted to the benefits of living eco-consciously
The Daily Green
A consumer’s guide to green
Ideal Bite
Offers bite-sized ideas for light green living
Tree Hugger
A one-stop shop for green news, solutions and product information
World Changing
A solutions-based online magazine that works to bring you the most important and innovative new tools, models and ideas for building a bright green future

Green Design Sites

Greener Design
News, analysis and tools to address the many facets of a product's life-cycle that offer opportunities for companies to improve their environmental performance
Inhabitat
Devoted to the future of design, tracking the innovations in technology, practices and materials that are pushing architecture and home design towards a smarter and more sustainable future

Green Networks

FreeCycle
The Freecycle Network™ is a grassroots, nonprofit movement made up of 4,581 groups across the globe. It promotes reuse by having members trade used items by posting ‘wants’ and ‘offers’
PlayGreen
'We' are smarter than 'me'. The central premise of this assumption is that large groups of people ('We') can, and should, make a fantastic resource site to foster responsible consumption habits in our daily life, economy and industries
Green Options
A community and network of blogs dedicated to helping you figure out what sustainability means to you
Environment America
A federation of state-based, citizen-funded environmental advocacy organizations

Technology Sites

Green Print
A software program that prevents waste pages from printing by analyzing the content of your print jobs and enabling you to remove wasteful pages – saving you money and helping the environment
EcoGeek
Devotes its pages to exploring the symbiosis between nature and technology
C-Net News.com Green Tech
Information, tools and advice that help you decide what to buy and how to get the most out of green technology

Fun/Quizzes/Calculators

The Story of Stuff
A 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns
Calculate Your Carbon Footprint
How much CO2 does your lifestyle create? Is your footprint average? Answer a few easy questions to learn your shoe size using Yahoo Green’s calculator.
Measure Your Eco-Footprint
Visit Conservation International’s website and use this short, interactive quiz to determine your effect on the environment
Planet Green Game
Starbucks and Global Green USA collaborated on this game to educate people about climate change through engaging and informative game play
Ecorazzi
Covers environmental, humanitarian and animal rights issues as they relate to those in the spotlight
Grist
News about green issues and sustainable living written with a wry sense of humor
Green Gift Guide
From simple tips on how to shop for creative, environmentally conscious gifts to "green living" tips, the Green Gift Guide is your one-stop shopping site to help you "be green" during the holiday season and year round

Articles/Official Reports

The Effects of Climate Change on Agriculture, Land Resources, Water Resources and Biodiversity
From the U.S. Department of Agriculture
RealClimate
A commentary site on climate science by working climate scientists that aims to provide a quick response to developing stories and provide the context sometimes missing in mainstream commentary

Industry Links

Green Building Elements
A blog featuring green building projects, materials and designs
Ecobroker
A program designed to help communities take advantage of and encourage energy efficiency and environmentally sensitive design in real estate properties
U.S. Green Building Council
Non-profit community of leaders working to make green buildings available to everyone within a generation
Greener Buildings
A resource on designing, constructing, and operating environmentally responsible commercial and industrial buildings, created in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council
Green Building Initiative
The mission of the Green Building Initiative is to accelerate the adoption of building practices that result in energy-efficient, healthier and environmentally sustainable buildings
Architecture 2030
The goal of this non-profit group is to achieve a dramatic reduction in the global-warming-causing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of the Building Sector by changing the way buildings and developments are planned, designed and constructed
Regreen
The American Society of Interior Designers’ Foundation and the U.S. Green Building Council have partnered on the development of best practice guidelines and targeted educational resources for sustainable residential improvement projects
NRDC: Building Green
Find out how building green can boost your bottom line with tips for streamlining design and construction and strategies to deliver the big paybacks
BuildingGreen.com
Building Green is an independent company committed to providing accurate, unbiased, and timely information designed to help building-industry professionals and policy makers improve the environmental performance, and reduce the adverse impacts of buildings

Green Media Sites

Discovery Channel: Global Warming, What You Need to Know
This show presented the facts and encouraged viewers to determine their own opinion about global warming
Discovery Channel: Project Earth
Project Earth is a TV show presenting eight crazy experiments bold enough to change the world
MSNBC Environment News
Yahoo Environment News
CNN Planet in Peril
This website is based on the CNN program "Planet in Peril," that examines the issues facing our changing planet
Environmental News Network
Provides a global perspective on environmental issues and promotes thought, discussion and awareness
Green Energy News
Offers news and commentary in regards to clean, efficient and/or renewable energy in relation to business, technology, issues and policy
GreenBiz.com
An online news and information resource on how to align environmental responsibility with business success
ClimateBiz.com
A resource center focusing on strategies for companies seeking to reduce their climate "footprint" while saving money and increasing productivity
BusinessWeek
News related to the green movement from the editorial staff of one of America’s foremost business news sources
Environmental Capital
Daily analysis of the business of the environment by
Dot Earth
Environmental blog from the staff of

Environmental Groups

Earth Day Network
Working to broaden and diversify the environmental movement worldwide, and to mobilize it as the most effective vehicle for promoting a healthy, sustainable environment
EarthShare
Committed to making support of our environment as easy as possible by giving you simple, effective ways to donate to the environmental and conservation charities you care about
Arbor Day Foundation
The Saturday following Earth Day is Arbor Day, another vitally important environmental event — visit the organization’s official website for more information
MyBoneYard™
Created to help people recycle electronic devices such as cell phones and laptops in a smart, responsible and eco-friendly way
The Sierra Club
America's oldest, largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization
Conservation International
Aims to protect life on Earth and to demonstrate that human societies will thrive when in balance with nature
Earthwatch Institute
At 120 field sites in more than 40 countries, Earthwatch-supported scientists and volunteers work together to find solutions to today’s environmental challenges
Environmental Defense Fund
Partners with businesses, governments and communities to find practical environmental solutions
The Nature Conservancy
Conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people
Save Our Environment Action Center
Collaborative effort of the nation's most influential environmental advocacy organizations to increase public awareness and activism on environmental issues
National Geographic Society
You know their magazine and TV specials. Did you know they also have extensive conservation efforts?
New American Dream
Helps Americans consume responsibly to protect the environment, enhance quality of life, and promote social justice
National Environmental Directory
A directory of more than 13,000 organizations in the United States concerned with environmental issues and environmental education