How do I go Green?

Going green does not have to be a difficult thing. It is actually fun! We have a top ten list for you to review and get started with below.

 

Save energy to save money,


Save water to save money.

Less gas = more money (and better health!)


Eat smart.

Skip the bottled water.

Think before you buy.

Borrow instead of buying.

Buy smart.

Keep electronics out of the trash.

Make your own cleaning supplies.

 


Good Guide is a website that uses scientific information to keep you informed about products you buy.

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The Good Guide mobile app makes it fast and easy to find safe, healthy, green, and ethical products, instantly deliverying the information you need, when you need it most — in a store and on the go.


Skin Deep contains information and online safety assessments for:

70,247 products | 2,906 brands | 253,934,397 searches since 2004

The core of Skin Deep is an electronic product database that contains ingredients in 70,247 products. EWG obtained detailed information on these products from online retailers, manufacturers, product packaging, and, to a lesser extent, through other methods described below. In most cases the information we obtain includes a brand name, product name, directions for use, warnings, ingredients, package/advertising text, and indications (cosmeceuticals).


 

Green Home Certification and Education Programs

Reviews and advice for green remodeling and living. Articles, directories of recommended products and green building professionals and retailers.

There are two kinds of green residential programs: national programs and local programs. National programs (listed below) offer green building certification and/or education nationwide.  Local programs are provided by organizations that have a defined geographical focus whether it be a metropolitan area, a county (or counties), statewide or regional.



greenplaybook.org

The Playbook provides local governments with guidance and resources to rapidly advance green buildings, neighborhoods and infrastructure.

Strategic action in these sectors promotes economic development, builds healthier communities, strengthens energy independence, and supports climate protection.