Green / Environment

GREEN / ENVIRONMENT BLOGS AND WEB SITES

The Best Blogs

http://blog.epa.gov/blog/ Greenversations - the official blog of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
www.epa.gov/OCEPAterms - EPA's glossary of green terms, abbreviations, and acronyms
www.thegreenguide.com – published by National Geographic
www.treehugger.com
www.grist.org
www.thedailygreen.com
www.care2.com/greenliving
www.greenlivingtips.com
www.teensygreen.com – for folks with kids
http://greenoptions.com
http://www.localharvest.org/blog/all/ - Local Harvest blog

Web Sites:

http://www.epa.gov/burnwise/resources.html- responsible wood-burning fires
www.safecosmetics.org
www.notsobighouse.com – downsize your McMansion
www.organicgardening.com
www.carbonfootprint.com
www.thegreenguide.com/doc/118/fabrics and www.sustainablecotton.org - natural fabrics
http://www.sokindregistry.org/– to request green goods, secondhand goods and/or experiences instead of things
www.eere.energy.gov/consumer -- Dept of Energy’s web site has latest news, tips on energy efficiency at home, at work and on the road
www.compostguide.com- great introduction to composting
www.localharvest.org/csa - Community-sponsored agriculture - find a green market near you - search by zip code
For a green vacation:
www.greenhotels.com
www.nps.gov - camping at national parks
www.environmentallyfriendlyhotels.com




“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” – Anthropologist Margaret Mead

“Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads” – Henry David Thoreau

“In the end, we conserve what we love. We love only what we understand. We will understand only what we are taught.” – Senegalese Poet Baba Dioum

"The supreme reality of our time is the vulnerability of our planet." -- John F. Kennedy



Compiled by Diane Lamb, News & Record researcher



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