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Eastern Connecticut State University, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT  06226

LIVING GREEN:
Top Ten actions for Living Green
7 Ways to Live Green While On Vacation
How to dispose of Hazardous Home Waste
Consumer Energy Saving Tips
What Makes a Product Green?
Many Different Articles on Living Green
10 Green Ideas to Improve Your Life
20 Ways to Live Green
ON THE LEFT MARGIN OF THE PAGE THERE ARE MANY MORE TIPS FOR GREEN LIVING THAT ARE MORE IN DEPTH
22 Ways to Go Green
10 Simple Ways to Prevent Global Warming
Norwich Bulletin- It Doesn’t Take Much to Be Green
Green living articles
5 Eco-Friendly Tips on Oprah
Go Green At Home

GREEN PRODUCTS:
Eco-friendly products, green gifts from a Brooklyn-based company
Eco-friendly products, green gifts; also magazine, news source
Various Green products and innovations
Eco-friendly products made here in America
A complete line of non-toxic household products
Commercial online printing company using soy inks and printing on 100% post consumer recycled papers to produce brochures, posters, etc.  Great quality, low prices, good for the environment
Green Friendly products for your home
Fresh Vegetables and Fruit in CT
World’s Largest Directory of eco-friendly and holistic health products
Carbon neutral, eco-friendly marketing and advertising firm
“The Green Host” Domain registration, ema
il hosting, web hosting
Push reel lawn mowers without carbon or noise pollution.  “The average gasoline mower tested by the EPA emits in 1 hour of operation the same amount of hydrocarbons that a 1992 Ford Explorer emits over 23,600 miles.”
Rain water collection and storage devices
Massachusetts-based rain barrel company
Environmentally friendly lawn and garden supplies

CARBON REDUCTION:
Donate to Carbon Fund to offset your carbon emissions footprint.  “Reduce what you can.  Offset what you can’t”
Learn about your own carbon footprint and ways to reduce carbon emissions
One of the world’s leading companies in helping corporate and individual companies reduce their carbon output
A company whose mission is to create a low carbon economy by working with organizations to reduce carbon output and to develop low carbon technologies
A carbon footprint calculator to figure out your household carbon output


GREEN ENERGY / LIGHTING:
Explore energy star products
About Compact fluorescent light bulbs and how they save energy
Information about lamp recycling
How to Build Your own Solar Powered Lantern for only $10
How to Green Your Lighting
American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy
Information about the movie An Inconvenient Truth
U.S. Department of Energy Website featuring ways to reduce your energy consumption
Green Building resource guide with a database of over 600 green building materials and products
Latest Eco-friendly News and Green Guide


VEGETARIAN OPTIONS:
Information about a Plant Based Diet
Vegetarian Protein Guide
Online Guide to Vegetarian Restaurants around the World
Listing of Vegetarian Restaurants


ORGANIC FOODS / LOCAL MARKETS:

A Group of Family owned Connecticut Farmers who produce milk without artificial growth hormones
New Haven farmers market network of locally grown and mostly organic produce.  This was the first market in the nation to accept WIC / food stamps
Buy CT Grown
10 great farmers markets nationwide
Non-profit grassroots organization interested in health, justice and sustainability
Organic Food made Easy
Provides the Resources Needed to Make Informed Decisions about the Food you Buy and Eat
USDA: Info about Wholesale and Farmers Markets
Community Supported Agriculture
Find the Best Organic Food near You

A
RT, ACTIVISM AND GOING GREEN:
A new online Museum of Environmental Art
A resource for information on practices and theories of environmental art
Robin Cembalest, executive editor of ARTnews interviewed re art going green

ROOFTOP GARDENS:

www.greenroofs.com
www.greenroofplants.com
www.pomegranate.org


BUILDING / CONSTRUCTION OPTIONS:

www.bp.com
www.ecofabulous.com
www.ecotimber.com
www.epa.gov/greenbuilding
www.flor.com
www.forbo.com
www.fsc.org
www.greenerbuildings.com
www.hgtv.com
www6.homedepot.com/ecooptions
www.interfaceinc.com
www.nrdc.org
www.shawfloors.com
www.usgbc.org


NEWS SOURCES:
Environmental News and Commentary
Eco-friendly products, green gifts; also magazine, news source


BOOKS / PUBLISHING:
Various Articles and Works that promote Environmental Sustainability

LOCAL / CT / NEW ENGLAND GREEN INITIATIVES:
Some Simple Steps you can take to Save Energy
CT Energy Info
Connecticut Clean Energy Fund
New Haven, CT green events and activism
Leading online source for green business and green building in CT
New Haven, CT farmers market network of locally grown and mostly organic produce.  First market in the nation to accept WIC / food stamps
The New England Futures Project Which Features 6 Key Steps to a more environmentally friendly New England States
www.thelastgreenvalley.org
Connecticut Energy Education
Project Oceanology, a non-profit organization, that fosters interests in science and marine life located in Groton, CT
Willimantic Whitewater Partnership
The Green Party of Connecticut
EPA New England: Go Green At Home
Environment Northeast
Plans for an “urban Appalachian Trail” linking cities from Maine to Florida


NATIONAL INITIATIVES:
A National Organization devoted to Soling the Climate Crisis
The National Resources Defense Council’s initiative to save polar bears from the loss of arctic sea ice
The U.S. Green Building Council.  Check this site to learn about the USGBC’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building rating system
Global movement re the climate crisis
National green business directory


GREEN BLOGS:
Huge directory of green blogs
Connecticut Green Scene
Connecticut Energy Blog
Connecticut Environmental Headlines
Green Girls Global Blog







 *A good many of these URLs are found in the publication 50 Simple Steps to Save the Earth from Global Warming.  The Green Patriot Working Group.  Introduction by David Steinman.  Foreword by R. James Woolsey, Former Director of Central Intelligence.  Topanga, CA:  Freedom Press, 2008.  ISBN: 978-1-893910-49-2. www.freedompressonline.com