The Department of Energy's overarching mission is to advance the national, economic, and energy security of the United States and to promote scientific and technological innovation in support of that mission.
As it pertains to agriculture, sustainable describes farming systems that are capable of maintaining their productivity and usefulness to society indefinitely. Such systems must be resource-conserving, socially supportive, commercially competitive, and environmentally sound.
This Web site provides easy access to EPA programs and research activities related to: Safe and Sustainable Communities, Sustainable Water, Air, Climate and Energy, Safer Products for a Sustainable World.
Energy efficient choices can save families about a third on their energy bill with similar savings of greenhouse gas emissions, without sacrificing features, style or comfort. ENERGY STAR helps you make the energy efficient choice.
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality strives to protect our state's human and natural resources consistent with sustainable economic development. Our goal is clean air, clean water, and the safe management of waste.
Organization's team of scientists, engineers, policy experts, lawyers and computer programmers pores over government data, legal documents, scientific studies and their own laboratory tests to expose threats to health and environment, and to find solutions.
Intended for general consumers, GREEN GUIDE (in its book, magazine and online formats) shows people how to make small changes that add up to big benefits for their wallets, for their health, and, of course, for the health of the planet.
Most of the pages on Eartheasy come from author's first-hand experience. The gardening pages, home-efficiency pages, recipes, non-toxic home care, natural pest control, and family play activities come from 30 years of past living experience. Others come from many hours in the library, on the web, interviewing 'experts' in various fields, and from many site visitors who've contributed a wealth of information.
GreenerChoices.org, launched on Earth Day 2005 by Consumers Union, the non-profit publisher of Consumer Reports, is a Web-based initiative to inform, engage, and empower consumers about environmentally-friendly products and practices.
The Daily Green features daily news, tips, seasonal recipes and community photos. Features cover a variety of topics, including gardening, nutrition and food safety; saving money and energy at home, in the car and everywhere else; the latest research about global warming and the health risks of chemicals and toxic toys.
The best organic food is what's grown closest to you. Use this website to find farmers' markets, family farms, and other sources of sustainably grown food in your area, where you can buy produce, grass-fed meats, and many other goodies.
Fred Pearce surveys his home and then sets out to track down the people behind the production and distribution of everything in his daily life, from his socks to his computer to the food in his fridge.
From detailed instructions on turning old sweaters into hand-knotted rugs to tips on assessing local thrift shops and estate sales, Anderson makes re-styling a home practical and fresh at a very low cost.
Green Living For Dummies is packed with practical suggestions you can follow to make your lifestyle greener by doing as little damage as possible to the planet and the animal and plant life that depend on it.
These days, offering an innovative product or service is no longer enough to keep your business on the cutting edge. Customers want to know that they're supporting a sustainable, socially responsible company whose mission aligns with their values.
A desktop reference for any charitable organization to become greener, this essential book gives your organization the support it needs to take proactive steps to protect the environment while fulfilling its mission.
Concepts, processes, and products used in green projects are covered and all of the examples are centered around three broad principles of sustainable building: energy efficiency, resource conservation and healthy living environments.
Save Energy Cut Your Bills is full of practical advice on how to cut your consumption and costs at home. From reducing your fuel and electricity use to generating your own energy, it has solutions that will work for you, however busy you are.
Green living is simply about moderation, efficiency, and—believe it or not—living less expensively. Shift Your Habit shows you how to make easy changes to your lifestyle that will do the most to benefit your budget and the planet.
Packed with helpful tips and surprising facts, this book--from the founders of the environmentally friendly brand of cleaning products, Method--is a totally informative and completely entertaining room-by-room guide to giving dirty the boot, the natural way.
This small volume describes in clear language the many synthetic chemicals found in everyday products and environments, discussing the risks, recommending alternatives, and surveying the history of chemical legislation (or lack thereof) in the US and elsewhere.