"APTA is the leading force in advancing public transportation. APTA members are public organizations that are engaged in the areas of bus, paratransit, light rail, commuter rail, subways, waterborne passenger services, and high-speed rail."
“EcoSpeakers.com is the Speakers Bureau of EcoIQ. EcoIQ works to expand the audience for the valuable ideas and good work of speakers, authors, journalists, researchers, photographers, videographers, documentary producers, publishers, web site sponsors, and event planners who focus on the transition to a more sustainable future.”
“Green For All is a national organization dedicated to building an inclusive green economy strong enough to lift people out of poverty. By advocating for local, state and federal commitment to job creation, job training, and entrepreneurial opportunities in the emerging green economy – especially for people from disadvantaged communities – Green For All fights both poverty and pollution at the same time.”
This site is National Geographic’s web community devoted to the sharing of ideas for promoting and living the green lifestyle. The site not only offers tips for sustainable living, but also safety ideas for keeping your family green and healthy.
“The U.S. Green Building Council's core purpose is to transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated, enabling an environmentally and socially responsible, healthy, and prosperous environment that improves the quality of life.”
Created by author and radio columnist Sean Daily, this site is a blog devoted to tips and tricks for green living. The site features a Twitter stream, podcasts and videos, as well as links to articles, news, and events about green living in the 21st century.
Based in New England, with distribution on the West Coast, the Green Living Journal is a free journal devoted to green living in the United States and around the world. The periodical recycles articles on sustainability from other publications, as well as provides its own articles and advice on green living.
The Green Living Project is a web site that explores different options for green living from around the world and gives suggestions for applying those technologies and resources here at home. The GLP hosts documentary and travel projects designed to highlight environmentally friendly solutions.
“Willem Maas founded GreenHomeGuide in San Francisco in 2004 to help close the gap between the intentions and practical realities of a healthier, greener home. GreenHomeGuide is a trusted, community-based resource whose combination of tips, case studies, expert Q&A articles and regional directories of products and services has helped millions of homeowners create homes that make them feel good.”
The National Resource Defense Council is a grassroots movement to protect the Earth’s natural resources through sustainability. Its green living page offers advice and guides for living a green lifestyle. The site also provides links to news and video regarding environmental issues.
Healthy Child Healthy World is “leading a movement that educates parents, supports protective policies, and engages communities to make responsible decisions, simple everyday choices, and well-informed lifestyle improvements to create healthy environments where children and families can flourish.”
“The Healthy House Institute® (HHI) provides consumers information to make their homes healthier. HHI strives to be the most comprehensive educational resource available for creating healthier homes. To this end, HHI treats the home like an ecosystem with many interrelated parts, covering topics in-depth such as air and water quality, building, remodeling and furnishing, cleaning and housekeeping, health and safety, ventilation, lighting, energy efficiency and more.”
"New Jersey's Clean Energy Program (NJCEP) promotes increased energy efficiency and the use of clean, renewable sources of energy including solar, wind, geothermal, and sustainable biomass. The results for New Jersey are a stronger economy, less pollution, lower costs, and reduced demand for electricity. NJCEP offers financial incentives, programs, and services for residential, commercial, and municipal customers."
“[NOFA-NJ is] a unique collaboration among the stakeholders in our food system. [Its] members include farmers, consumers, retailers, processors, educators and researchers. NOFA-NJ serves the NJ/PA region as a catalyst in the development of a sustainable organic agricultural system; educates diverse audiences about the significance and meaning of organic practices for food and the environment, and helps organic and progressive conventional farmers build and maintain sustainable operations.”
"OFRF’s integrated strategy of grantmaking, policy, education and networking initiatives supports organic farmers’ immediate information needs while moving the public and policymakers toward greater investment in organic farming systems."
“Organic Home helps create an environment that lets you breathe easier - by cleaning with creature-friendly products or by improving the function and feeling of your space. Whether concerned about health of your family or of our world, [Organic Home] can introduce you to green options, ways of living lightly on the planet. [The site will] share with you information and resources, from books and recycling to product guides and suppliers.”
Organic.org's "mission is to educate people on the benefits of organic agriculture, food and products. With an increasingly crowded marketplace of organic goods, it is crucial to understand what the word 'organic' means, what type of products are available, the significance of purchasing them, and finally, how someone with little knowledge about organics can begin to take steps towards an organic lifestyle. Organic.org strives to make organic education easy—and fun!"
Hosted by the Discovery Channel, Planet Green is a 24-hour television network devoted to eco-living and sustainability. The network maintains a strong online presence and community and is partnered with several non-profit organizations and advocacy groups.
“After many years of watching advertisements claiming that petro-chemicals with mysterious names were the best way to clean house, we set out to prove that non-toxic cleaners can clean as well or better than more well-known national brands. We knew people wanted products made with non-toxic ingredients that didn't sacrifice performance. After extensive research, we developed cleaners made from coconut and orange oils that clean and shine beautifully and have an appealing fresh citrus scent.”
“Sustainable Jersey is a certification program for municipalities in New Jersey that want to go green, control costs and save money, and take steps to sustain their quality of life over the long term. Sustainable Jersey encompasses issues such as global warming, pollution, biodiversity, land use air and water quality, equity, buying local, local living economies, and sustainable agriculture.”
Planet Green’s sister site, Treehugger.com is a media outlet designed to promote green living and to bring it into the mainstream media. The site features news, video segments, and links to information about green technology and sustainability, while maintaining a fun, edgy feel.
"With food and other items that are free of pesticides, preservatives, sweeteners, and cruelty, Whole Foods Market knows more about guiltless eating and shopping than most retailers. Whole Foods Market offers more than 2,300 items in four lines of private-label products (such as the premium Whole Foods line). Founded in Austin, Texas, in 1980, Whole Foods Market pioneered the supermarket concept in natural and organic foods retailing."