Green Resources on the Web
Being environmentally-friendly is just good economics - in our home and budget, and with the earth God gave us." - This is a magazine article byTsh, founder of Simple Living Media, a little group with the mission to help people live simply. Read her first book, Organized Simplicity to learn more. These are also good tips for college students.
The purpose of this site is to facilitate collaboration between researchers in order to reach the goal of implementing a practical and cost effective system that will recycle waste vegetable oil for use in campus vehicles.
Freecycle promotes reusing resources by facilitating stuff swapping. It is a group for everyone in the Abilene area who has something to give away or could use something for free.
ASES strives "to accelerate the development and use of solar and other renewable energy resources through advocacy, education, research and collaboration among professionals, policy-makers and the public."
Even the smallest efforts can make a difference.
Be proactive with Eco-Friendly habits. This website has tips for changing shopping habits.
Find ways to use energy more efficiently in your home by visiting the U.S. Department of Energy website.
Remodeling the bathroom is another way to “go green” by exchanging outdated fixtures to more modern, efficient ones. There are many new products that are recyclable and sustainable.
Helpful articles from Consumer Reports.
Help kids learn the importance of protecting and preserving the environment by teaching them about recycling and reusing things they already have.
Find calculators, tips and more at this website.
Fair Trade certification guarantees that farmers and workers receive fair wages. Most small coffee farmers, for example, make about 4-8¢ per $2 cup (retail). Thousands have lost their farms or jobs, many are homeless. Read more about Fair Trade
This site has great resources for reusing wood and scrap wood.