Here are web sites that have good information on living greener. We will add to them as we find them. Feel free to let us know of your favorites as well.
http://www.reviewlab.com/green-home-guide/ The Green Home Resource Guide (Thanks, Lorie Dyson, for suggesting this site)
www.IndianaLivingGreen.com (publishes a great magazine by the same name, too)
www.earth911.com This is one of my favorite site for all around good information.
www.onebagatatime.com (check out the 2 minute video on plastic bags “the problem”)
www.homeownersinsurance.org This link was sent to us by a teacher from a charter school who likes our site. She learned about it from one of her students. Additional resources on cleaning, recycling, etc.
http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/saving_energy/RECYCLINGFactsGamesCrafts02.PDF This is a great book (26 pages) of games and crafts on recycling that youngsters will enjoy.
The following resource sites were sent to us by Arianna Hernandez, a science teacher for some lovely students at Valley Charter School in Northern California. Thanks for sharing!
Environmental Studies – http://web.goddard.edu/ESresources/
Environmentally Friendly Cars – http://www.cheapcarinsurance.net/the-environmentally-friendly-car/
Alternative Energy Sources – http://istc013.istc.illinois.edu/resources/view_cat_admin.cfm?id=2
Green Furniture Guide – http://www.sofasandsectionals.com/green-furniture-guide
The resource site below came from Alyssa Britton, a teacher at Jean Massieu Academy in Grand Prairie, Texas. A big “thank you” for sending this to us.
From Terry William, retired mechanical specialist and volunteer middle school educator, offered yet another site that his class found helpful – ‘EcoFriendly Cars & Green Auto Tips’ http://www.autoloancalculator.org/driving/eco-friendly-cars.php
Christina Nill, all the way from Colorado writes, “My Girl Scouts found your resources to be so helpful while they are working very hard on earning their Go Green! badges! As a thank you for being so helpful, the kids wanted to suggest another resource: http://www.homeadvisor.com/article.show.Reduce-Waste-and-Save-Money-at-Home.17328.html
This resource site has a lot of information about your automobile’s carbon footprint. https://usinsuranceagents.com/everything-you-need-know-about-your-cars-carbon-footprint