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LIGHTING & ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS
- The Brickman Group Brickman is a leader in the commercial landscape industry with over 160 branches serving 29 states.
- Planet Natural Your online garden supply store offering organic fertilizers, natural pest control, organic gardening equipment and more.
- Extremely Green Online source for organic gardening supplies at great prices. Products include beneficial insects, organic disease and weed control, organic lawn care, organic fertilizers and soil amendments.
- Wild Ones Native Plants, Trees & Shrubs. Natural Landscapes promotes environmentally sound landscaping practices to preserve biodiversity through the preservation, restoration and establishment of native plant communities. Wild Ones is a not-for-profit environmental education and advocacy organization.
- EPA: Green Acers Frequently asked questions about landscaping with native plants.
- EPA's GreenScapes program provides cost-efficient and environmentally friendly solutions for landscaping.
- EPA Database of Environmental Information for Products and Services A tool to make it easier to purchase products and services with reduced environmental impacts. Environmental information on over 600 products and services is included in this database.
- EPA's Buying Recycled Information
- EPA's Procurement Information
- EPA's Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Guides
- Earth911 Green Purchasing Guide
- ENERGY STAR A program sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that sets energy-efficiency standards for computers, monitors, printers, and other appliances and certifies green buildings.
- ENERGY STAR Quantity Quotes This Web site connects institutions, corporations, and other purchasing groups with suppliers who sell the following ENERGY STAR qualified products in bulk.
- GreenOrder a New York-based consulting firm that helps Fortune 500 companies and top government agencies green their procurement and operations.
- Green Seal An independent organization that certifies and promotes green products and services and works with manufacturers, industry, purchasing groups, and governments to green the production and purchasing chain.
- INFORM A research organization that provides information on ways to reduce the environmental impacts of the U.S. economy through improved product design and greener purchasing.
- Eartheasy Resources for sustainable living. How to simplify your life by living lightly on the earth.
ADVOCACY & EDUCATION
- Save Our Environment SOE is a collaborative effort of the nation's most influential environmental advocacy organizations harnessing the power of the internet to increase public awareness and activism on today's most important environmental issues.
- American Rivers AR is a national organization standing up for healthy rivers so our communities can thrive.
- Environment America EA is a national, citizen-based environmental advocacy organization fighting to overcome the opposition of powerful special interests and win real results for America's environment.
- Environmental Defense Fund EDF partners with businesses, governments and communities to find practical environmental solutions.
- Friends of the Earth FOE is an environmental organization that lobbies for protection of the environment and champions a healthy and just world.
- League of Conservation Voters Education Fund LCV Education Fund strengthens the capacity of the environmental movement to mobilize citizens as informed voters and advocates for sound environmental policies, thereby increasing the influence of the environmental majority on the national, state and local levels.
- USEPA Environmental Education Web-based resource designed to help environmental educators evaluate their programs. The site includes basic information about evaluation, guides educators through a step-by-step evaluation process, and provides examples of actual EE evaluations. The site was developed by the University of Michigan in partnership with EPA and the U.S. Forest Service.
- Green Education Foundation The GEF provides educational resources that promote sustainable, impactful pro-green habits and practices in children, families, and communities.
GOING GREEN FOR KIDS