Information for greening your everyday life
Arbor Day Foundation
"Founded in 1972, the centennial of the first Arbor Day observance in
the 19th century, the Foundation has grown to become the largest
nonprofit membership organization dedicated to planting trees, with
nearly one million members, supporters, and valued partners."
Consumer Reports Eco-Label Verifier
"As the popularity of green product claims continues to grow, it’s
important to know which claims you can trust and which ones you can’t.
Use the search tools below to get our expert evaluation of labels on
food, wood, personal care products and household cleaners. You can
search by product, category, or certifier, and easily compare labels
using our report cards."
eCycling (Environmental Protection Agency)
"EPA is working to educate consumers and others on why it is important
to reuse and recycle electronics and what the options are for safe
reuse and recycling of these products." this site includes data, regulations, and resources.
The Electronics Recycling Superguide
"We show you how to recycle your used electronics through manufacturers,
your local electronics stores, and online trade-in programs that offer
you cash or gift cards." (PC Magazine)
The Electronics TakeBack Coalition
"The Electronics TakeBack Coalition promotes green design and
responsible recycling in the electronics industry in the U.S. as part
of the global effort for advancing sustainable practices.We have a
three-point platform for reform in the electronics industry: Take it
back, Make it green, Recycle responsibly."
"The e-Stewards recyclers are a group of leading North American
electronics recyclers and asset managers who have been qualified as
upholding the highest standard of environmental and social
responsibility. Environmental and social justice advocates urge you to
make use of these recyclers for all of your e-waste
Guide to Greener Electronics (company rankings)
"Our scorecard highlights which of the major electronics companies is
doing the most to remove the worst toxic chemicals from their products
and which companies have good recycling programs for their products." (Greenpeace)
"GreenBiz.com™, Business Voice of the Green Economy, is the leading
source for news, opinion, best practices, and other resources on the
greening of mainstream business. Launched in 2000, its mission is to
provide clear, concise, accurate, and balanced information, resources,
and learning opportunities to help companies of all sizes and sectors
integrate environmental responsibility into their operations in a
manner that supports profitable business practices."