All sorts of gardening
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10 Ways to Make Your Garden
Easy and inexpensive natural weed control.
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You don't have to be a fanatic to go organic! A
practical guide to organic gardening that doesn't make
you feel bad for not going 100% organic. With tips on
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http://www.wintergardeningtips.com/ - Fall and
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Learn how to care for your yard and garden during the
fall and winter. Our site focuses on natural methods to
care for your garden during the colder months.
Everything you ever wanted to know--and more--on home
composting, including techniques and resources from across the
USA. An invaluable resource.
Energy Saving Tips
Save money and energy with these simple ideas
Complete information on renewable energy sources, learn these
energy sources and how they are helpful for our planet Earth.
The Solar Tribune provides comprehensive and trusted
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For a database of state incentives, listed
state by state, for your renewable energy project;
offers contact persons and organizations for tax breaks,
rebates, possible grants, etc.
For sourcebooks about green energy, electric vehicles, efficient
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A wonderful resource library, with information about hundreds of
topics, from aquaculture and botany to sustainable agriculture
and renewable energy. One of the
best sites for informative links we've found.
Read articles on why we should make use of renewable fuels for
Alternative Energy Geek
Find out how water, solar and other popular types of alternative
energy sources work.
An Easy Guide to Understanding Alternative Energy:
A resource page about alternative energy and it's got
information on conventional vs. alternative energy resources.
Good Food Worls is an important platform to help re-establish
the connection between consumers and the sources of their food.
We seek out, select, and profile producers and processors who
are growing, harvesting, and preparing local or regional, whole
or minimally processed food products that are: Socially
responsible Environmentally resilient Economically viable.
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Ultimate Guide for the Conservation of Energy, featuring
household energy conservation tips suitable for adults and
children. It's instructive to have facts and perspective
from different parts of our world. Check it out.
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Solar storage tanks have the capability to store large amounts of hot water and
hold heat for a long period of time. There are 304 types of stainless
steel drainback tanks and are available in 10 to 20 gallon sizes.
RainBank is an ARCSA accredited designer and installer of rainwater collection,
rainwater harvesting and rainwater storage systems and also designs water
systems. Follow their blog on
building a simple rainwater collection system.
Click here to
see the Oasis Montana solar water pumping page translated into Romanian!
The information on this site is drawn from the Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings, now in its 10th edition.
Energy Trace Webzine
Energy Trace is the most comprehensive and up-to-date
source on energy news, information, jobs, events,
products, and more.
If you are Canadian and want to keep up on renewable energy policies and
projects in your country, you'll want to check this site
For local information on
renewable energy and issues (for Montanans!).
New concepts on Interactive Green Portal, this site offers
business and public networking for green and eco products,
services, news, information, and events.
Kitchen and home
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electrical device or appliance stacks up in efficiency to
A quick guide to your
home's spring cleaning
Do-It-Yourself Safe Cleaning Solutions
10 Ideas: Its Easy Being
The Dog Lover's Guide to Sustainable Living
The Impact of Your Grocery Store Choices
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"Green" Energy Machine
replacing 20 million traditional bulbs with Energy Star LED
bulbs, Americans would save more than $118 million each year in
energy costs and prevent greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to
that of more than 150,000 vehicles annually!S
a resource for Berkeley, California, residents wishing to make
their homes more energy-efficient.
For lists of top-rated, energy efficient
appliances and tips for conserving energy.
Great source for natural gas and LP or propane kitchen stoves,
refrigerators, freezers, etc.
Search for local Electrician and Electrical contractors by zip
code. Use our FREE directory of local Electricians to find the
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Electrician New York provides residential, commercial &
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We offer best cavity insulation services for save your energy
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Batteries are the heart of all back-up or
remote power systems; for an excellent reference of care and
Never buy bottled
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10 most important items to recycle
where to sell your old cell phone, tablet, etc.
How to save money by recycling:
Five dynamic sources that make recycling a snap.
These are very cool ideas.
Save money and reduce waste.
Manufacturers and retailers offer several options to donate or
recycle electronics, and this EPA website provides some of the
resources engaged in this endeavor.
comprehensive list of secure shredding and recycling companies,
aiming to help consumers get a fair price when securely
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useful products such as waste paper towels and packing
Alpine Waste & Recycling is the largest independent, locally
owned waste and recycling provider in the Denver Metro area, CO.
REDUCE-REUSE-RECYCLE -- and
this web site can help:
ecofreek.com is a search engine that searches the web for free
and 'for swap/trade' items people no longer need or want from
over 45+ major sources.
How-To Reduce Plastic Waste
- Tips and ideas for reducing plastic waste in your home and at
school. Great ideas for the classroom and projects to do with
For a grass driveway, click on the above link.
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LOGS, WIND & SUN, a book by
Rex and LaVonne Ewing, offers a how-to experience of building an
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building from the ground up, to sizing and installing your own
renewable energy system. Handcraft your own log home--then power
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Increase the R value of your windows and
make your home more efficient to heat and cool with these window
Green homes that are power efficient
Spark Building Energy Solutions have the skill, experience, and
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Star Energy Audits provides the most thorough, all-encompassing
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Using heat pumps and air conditioning in an economical manner so as to minimize the use of electricity.
The Midwest Renewable Energy Association has an annual fair,
one of the biggest of its kind in North America--with attendance
from renewable energy enthusiasts all over the world. They
also sponsor other seminars, programs and green home tours.
The National Center for
Appropriate Technologies is located in Butte, MT, and offers
excellent resource information about renewable energy.
Green Kinetics Webzine
Our goal at Green Kinetics is to provide current information
about sustainable energy and its application in the world and to
educate as many people as possible on the importance of energy
conservation and efficiencies.
A "Green Mortgage" is a program backed by private and government
mortgage programs designed to help you make your home more
Renewable Energy Information for Kids
Environmentally Friendly Kids
This link was brought to our attention by Mrs. McVey's 5th grade
class. This is an informative page about different ways
kids can be environmentally friendly!
Saving Money & the Environment: A Kid's Guide to Recycling
This link was provided by Mrs. Grace McNeil and one of her
students, Jess, of the W.B. Goodwin Community Center in
Springfield, PA. It's a product of their community service
project, "Recycling and the Environment." This is an
Earth Preservers is
the most wide-ranging environmental news and information site on
the Internet, combining a monthly educational newsletter for
kids with continuously-updated reports that find the green in
everything from science and technology to fashion and design;
from crime and the law to music and art; from jobs and business
to sports and celebrities. Earth Preservers has something for
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Pollution controls / climate change
For information about the environmental costs of animals in
What's my carbon footprint? Free calculator
Energy Alternative Fuels
Read articles on why we should make use of renewable fuels for
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Electric / alternative vehicles and
See people's travel related statistics.
The auto insurance industry describes and enumerates various
A personal favorite site of Oasis Montana's owner Chris Daum
There are simple ways to reduce the environmental impact of a
car without purchasing a hybrid or getting rid of the vehicle
Wind, hydro and more...
Water power is commonly known as hydropower, or when used to
create electricity is called hydroelectricity. Find out how it
If you have the funding and the site for some BIG
utility-tied wind generators,
here are a couple of sources.
USA Dept. of Energy calculations and data
on wind energy information; includes wind maps (state by state)
and beaucoup technical data.
Do you have frontage on a decent-sized
creek or river? This site contains valuable information
for you in your pursuit of a micro-hydro system. Other
consumer energy information is also offered at this site.
using wind turbines, wind generators
And here's very informative sites about
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Lastly, do you have any alternate energy components that you'd
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