Green Links

Composting:

Energy:

General Information:

  • Earth 911
    http://www.earth911.com
    Provides a recycling database, where you can help you find over 100,000 recycling locations across the country to assist you in finding a place to recycle hundreds of products from packing peanuts to computers.
  • Ecocycle
    http://www.ecocycle.org
    Check out this Colorado site that has ecofriendly cleaning solutions and ways to reduce junk mail.
  • Forecast Earth
    http://climate.weather.com
    Provides news, science and debate advancing sustainable life on a changing planet.
  • National Geographic
    http://www.Nationalgeographic.com
    Great Site with Green Guide, E-mail newsletter option.
  • Nature
    http://www.nature.org
    Information from the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people.
  • Tree Hugger
    http://www.treehugger.com
    This a company that claims to be your one-stop shop for green news, solutions, and product information.
  • Zero Foot prints
    http://www.zerofootprint.net/
    This Canadian Not-for-Profit uses technology to engage communities around climate change.

Government:

  • NACO Green Counties
    http://www.greencounties.org
    Learn more about how county governments nationwide are developing programs to recognize desire of citizens to participate in sustainable governments.

Kids:

Local:

  • I live Here Campaign
    http://ilivehereqc.com
    Great information, community boards, and opportunities to volunteer within the community.
  • Keep Iowa Beautiful
    http://www.keepiowabeautiful.com
    Learn more about the State of Iowa's efforts to assist communities and organizations in cleanup (anti-littering) and beautification projects.
  • Living Lands and Waters
    http://www.livinglandsandwaters.org
    Programs include: Community River Cleanups, Big River Educational Workshops, MillionTrees Project, Riverbottom Forest Restoration and Adopt-a-River Mile.
  • River Action
    http://www.riveraction.org
    Learn more about the conservation of the Mississippi River front . Find out how to purchase a rain barrel to conserve water at home.
  • Waste Commission of Scott County
    http://www.wastecom.com
    Find out more information about your community's recycling programs in Scott County.