Independent, solar housing made from materials that are indigenous to the entire planet.
An Oregon based distribution firm with many links to green design resources. Features a Green Product Directory and a Green Building Library. Useful for commercial green builders and novices seeking professional information.
Site offers weekly tips and other information to email subscribers, some information and links accessible without subscription.
Green Building: A Primer for Builders, Consumers and Realtors published by B.E.S.T. (Building Environmental Science and Technology). Provides a detailed review of green building approaches and considerations. USA centric, globally useful.
Carnegie Mellon University's Green Design Initiative. Promotes environmentally conscious engineering, product and process design, manufacturing, and architecture. Information includes research, publications, education.
Discussion of declining quality of various world systems, extracted from book "The Vital Vastness". Includes some positive suggestions. Book available for order online. Lots of assertions. Sources used in book are not referenced online.
Backyard Wildlife Habitat program can help you save a place for wildlife right in your own backyard and community, while opening your eyes to the natural world around you, to be nourished by its wonders.
Table of contents, excerpts, and environmental tips from book by Greg Pahl. Brief review of book by Seventh Generation of Burlington, Vermont. Also lists links to relevant resources. Book is offered for sale online.
Online community that represents the values of cultural creatives. Stated focus is on naturally healthy, earth friendly living. Sections include message boards, articles, links, e-cards and current events. Primary issues include health, home, gardens, eco-living, environment, spirituality, vegetarianism, animals, energy saving, green building and politics.
An Environmental Risk Assessment Guide for the home. Covers eleven topics that every homeowner or resident should understand: evaluating a property for environmental risks, stormwater management, drinking water well management, household wastewater usage, hazardous household products, garden care, lead risks, liquid fuels, indoor air quality, heating and cooling systems, and household waste management.