Green Living - Local and Other Resources
Local Green Resources
- Evansville Department of Solid Waste Management - Learn about local recycling programs and events for the city of Evansville
- Indiana Environmental Organizations - A listing of Indiana Organizations
- League of Women Voters of Southwestern Indiana - Programs on the Environment A listing of current programs on the environment sponsored by the League of Women Voters.
- Valley Watch - A local "watchdog organization" focused on the Public Health and Environment of the lower Ohio Valley.
- Association of Indiana Solid Waste Management Districts
- Glass Packing Institute
- eScrap Indiana - Electronics Recycling
- Indiana Department of Environmental Management
- Indiana Recycling Coalition
- Indiana Solid Waste Districts
- Keep Evansville Beautiful
- Keep America Beautiful
Other Green Resources
- Alliance to Save Energy: The Alliance to Save Energy promotes energy efficiency worldwide to achieve a healthier economy, a cleaner environment, and greater energy security.
- Campus Ecology: National Wildlife Federation - National Wildlife Federation's Campus Ecology program helps colleges and universities confront global warming through climate and wildlife-friendly practices that reduce their global footprint. Campus Ecology supports campus members by providing consultation, educational resources, recognizing extraordinary efforts through an awards program and fellowships, and by cultivating long-term leaders on campus and in the community.
- Center for the New American Dream - Dedicated to helping individuals and institutions reduce and shift consumption to enhance quality of life and protect the environment.
- Earth Charter Initiative - The Earth Charter is a widely recognized, global consensus statement on ethics and values for a sustainable future. It has been formally endorsed by over 2,400 organizations, including global institutions such as UNESCO and the World Conservation Union (IUCN).
- Environmental Protection Agency - The mission of the Environmental Protection Agency is to protect human health and the environment. Since 1970, EPA has been working for a cleaner, healthier environment for the American people.
- Global Green USA, Affiliate of Green Cross International - Global Green USA is a national environmental organization addressing three of the greatest challenges facing humanity: climate change, weapons of mass destruction, and drinking water.
- Green Building Council - The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is a non-profit composed of leaders from every sector of the building industry working to promote buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live and work.
- International Ecotourism Society - TIES is a global network of industry practitioners, institutions and individuals helping to integrate environmental and socially responsible principles into practice
- TreeHugger.com - How to go green and the resources to do it with. TreeHugger.com is a one-stop shop for green news, solutions, and product information.
- The Water Page - This resource is a fun page for kids but also provides some simple everyday ways to conserve water. Check it out!