Resources & Sites of Interest

Our mission at Project Green is to be part of the global climate crisis solution. We believe that knowledge is power & that education & awareness will lead us all to ACTION!

We have carefully selected the following environmental resources and sites of interest to propel us all to action. The resources chosen provide a wide variety of the following; news & information, educational tools and resources, government websites, up-to-the-minute research and development, commentaries, helpful hints on how to “go green,” environmental calculators, clean energy options and initiatives, environmentally sustainable architecture and business practices, current and upcoming policy & legislation, advocacy and volunteer opportunities and much more. Further certain resources have received our “Project Green Recommended” seal of approval based upon the mission, quality, accuracy, accessibility and functionality of the organization. 

MEDIA, COMMENTARY & EDUCATION

• Greenworldmedia.com (http://www.greenerworldmedia.com)
Greener World Media the umbrella company for mutiple websites providing vast amount of “green” resources and information. A one-stop resource on business and the environment, the mission is the  help companies align environmental responsibility with business success. Greener World Media is the ONLY mainstream media company focused exclusively on sustainability. We at “Porject Green” have chosen this organization because it offers multiple resources that help the rapidly growing market of green-minded professionals and institutions succeed and prosper. The Green World network includes:

1. Greenbiz.com: The leading online news and information resource on how to align environmental responsibility with business success. It offers more than 8,000 resources, including daily news and feature stories, reports, checklists, case studies, and links to organizations, technical assistance programs, government agencies, and recognition programs. Its free e-newsletter, GreenBuzz, reaches more than 20,000 professionals every week.

2. Greenerbuildings.com: One-stop resource on designing, constructing, and operating environmentally responsible commercial and industrial buildings, created in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council. It features a free, twice-monthly e-newsletter, GreenerBuildings News.  All GreenerBuildings resources are free and accessible without restriction.

3. Climatebiz.com: Resource center focusing on strategies for companies seeking to reduce their climate “footprint” while saving money and increasing productivity, created in partnership with Business for Social Responsibility. Its free e-newsletter, ClimateBiz News, offers the latest developments, research, and strategies related to business and the environment.  All ClimateBiz.com resources are free and accessible without restriction.

4. Greencomputing.com: Details the environmental concerns of information technology professionals, covering such topics as energy efficiency, hazardous materials reduction, and disposal and end-of-life issues. Its free e-newsletter, GreenerComputing News, offers the latest news, tools, and resources on these topics.  All greencomputing.com resources are free and accessible without restriction.

• An Inconvenient Truth (www.climatecrisis.net) - Website devoted to education and action. Learn how you can make chnages to save our planet including; home & business energy saving tips, calculate your carbon footprint, find sources of renewable energy and more.

• TheDailyGreen (www.thedailygreen.com) - A fantastic “green” website for regular people. It calls itsellf the “consummer’s guide to the green revolution” and it lives up to it’s name. Enjoy sections featuring lates news and events, tips & advice, “green” cuisine, living “green,” weird weather watch and more. Fun & informative, this site had received the “Project Green” seal of approval. 

• TreeHugger (www.treehugger.com) - One-stop shop for green news, solutions, and product information. At TreeHugger variety is the spice of life, so you can find all you need to go green in the up to the minute blog, weekly and daily newsletters, weekly video segments, weekly radio show and a  user-generated blog, Hugg (like digg but for the “green” sphere). 

• Real Climate (www.realclimate.org) - Commentary website on climate science by working climate scientists. Provides quick response to developing stories and in-depth discussion. Also  offers a round-up of useful links for people looking to get up to speed on the subject of climate change, with sections for complete beginners, those with some level of knowledge and those who are well-informed but want more detail.

• Freecycle (www.freecycle.org) - The worldwide Freecycle Network is comprised of multiple individual groups across the globe.Freecycle groups match people who have things they want to get rid of with people who can use them. The goal: keep usable items out of landfills. This reduces consumerism, manuafctured goods, and lessens the environmental impact. You can also calculate how much weight you saved from going to landfills.

• Save Our Environment Center (www.saveourenvironment.org) - A collaborative effort of the nation’s most influential environmental advocacy organizations harnessing the power of the internet to increase public awareness and activism.  You can use the tools on this site and the numerous links to it’s eco-partners to make your voice heard in order to protect our air and water; our lands, forests, and oceans; our wildlife; our children’s future; and our planet’s climate.  Excellent advocacy resource – this site is “Preoject Green” recommended.