Green Resources on the Web

40 Ways to Go Greener at Home Besides Recycling 

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.

ACU Biodiesel Collaboration Website

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.

AbileneFreecycle

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. 

American Solar Energy Society

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."

Astonishing Recycling Facts 

Even the smallest efforts can make a difference.

Coupon-Wise Tips-for-Eco-Friendly-Shopping 

Be proactive with Eco-Friendly habits. This website has tips for changing shopping habits.

Energy Savers

Find ways to use energy more efficiently in your home by visiting the U.S. Department of Energy website.

Green Bathroom Remodeling

Remodeling the bathroom is another way to “go green” by exchanging outdated fixtures to more modern, efficient ones.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.

Greener Choices for Consumers

Helpful articles from Consumer Reports.

Teach Kids to Go Green

Help kids learn the importance of protecting and preserving the environment by teaching them about recycling and reusing things they already have.

Tips to Improve Gas Mileage for your Car

Find calculators, tips and more at this website.

What is Fair Trade? 

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

Woodworking Projects and Crafts

This site has great resources for reusing wood and scrap wood.

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