More and more individuals and organizations are responding to the many opportunities involving clean energy and sustainability solutions related to the circular economy and green marketplace.  We’ve compiled a list of resources to enable our members to share information and websites, tips and suggestions, and opportunities. 

NOTE: Please note that we have been inundated by requests to add additional resource links.   Until we further build our capacity to respond to these requests, we are not able to accept any new resource links.  However, we are accepting blog articles and those guidelines are available on our website here.

Circular Economy and Sustainable Supply Chains:

Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Circular Economy Resources

Product Stewardship Institute’s Plastic Reduction Guide for Restaurants

UN Global Compact Sustainable Supply Chains website

Sourcemap, Inc’s Supply Chain Mapping

Product Stewardship Institute’s Safe Drug Disposal Portal

Clean Energy:

Choose Energy’s Solar Energy Generation by State 

Solutions Project’s Cities and Countries Committed to Clean Energy

Low Income Solar Policy Guide

Arlington, VA Library’s AIRE: Energy Lending Library

The Beginners Guide to Driving Electric Cars

Electricity Prices By State and Renewable Energy Proportions https://www.electricrate.com/electricity-rates-by-state/

Electricity Rates by State – updated monthly by Choose Energy

Energy Definitions and Terms

Here is an informative and entertaining video titled Voltage, Amps, and Watts Explained.

A glossary of electrical terms can be found here.

Energy Resources for State and Local Governments:

EPA’s AVoided Emissions and geneRation Tool (AVERT)

EPA’s Fact Sheet for Decision Makers (PDF)

2018 California Environmental Justice Scorecard

Sustainable Development:

UN Sustainable Development Goals

UN Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform

UN Harmony with Nature Library

Household Sustainability and Green Living:

Wilderness Redefined: Benefits of Being Outdoors

Home Insulation & Energy Efficiency Guide

How Do Solar Panels Work?

Eco-Friendly Alternatives To Throwing A Mattress Away

What Do “Green” Mattress Certifications Really Mean?

EPA’s Household Carbon Footprint Calculator

How to Design and Energy Efficient Bedroom 

Sustainable School Resources

Greening Your “Back to School”

Eco-Friendly Tips for Pet Owners

Treehugger, 7 tips for eco-friendly pet owners

inhabit.com, Top Tips for Raising Your Pet in a Sustainable Way

Groundswell, Kitty, Litter Not! 6 Cheap Ways to Reduce Your Pet’s Environmental Impact

Petful, 19 Ways That People Who Have Pets Can Be Eco-Friendly

Greening Your Trip to the Beach

The Trash One Person Produces Per Year

Mattress Disposal & Donating Guide 

Lighting Savings Guide

Sustainable Home Decor

 

Waste and Recycling

Asbestos Cancer and Asbestos Recycling

Cell Phone & E-Waste Recycling Facts & Statistics

 

Green Investing:

Resources and Further Reading on Sustainable and Socially Responsible Investing

The Heart Rating

Mutual Fund Performance Chart

Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility