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U.S. Department of Energy Office Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy: www.energysavers.gov
Calculate your carbon footprint and find strategies for carbon management: www.carbonfootprint.com
Conduct your own home energy audit: http://hes.lbl.gov
United States Environmental Protection Agency: www.epa.gov
U.S. Energy Information Administration: www.eia.doe.gov
Dartmouth Office of Sustainability: www.dartmouth.edu/sustain
Find out which companies have take-back programs for used cell phones, computers, and other devices at www.pprc.org/pubs/epr/takeback.cfm
Find a farmers' market near you as well as local purveyors of sustainably produced meat, poultry, eggs, and dairy at Epicurious.com's interactive, Peak-Season map: www.epicurious.com/articlesguides/seasonalcooking/farmtotable/seasonalingredientmap and www.eatwellguide.org
Collect your wrappers, juice pouches, yogurt containers and more and send them to TerraCycle, a company that turns the potential garbage into purses, backpacks, planter pots, and other useful items that are then resold at www.terracycle.net
Brower, Michael Ph.D., & Leon, Warren Ph.D. The Consumer's Guide to Effective Environmental Choices. New York: Three Rivers Press, 1999.
Friedman, Thomas L. Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution--And How it Can Renew America. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.
McDonough, William & Braungart, Michael. Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things. North Point Press, 2002.
Paul Hawken, Amory B. Lovins, and L. Hunter Lovins. Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution. Little, Brown, 1999.
Books by Michael Pollan: Second Nature, The Botany of Desire, The Ominvore's Dilemma, In Defense of Food: An Eater's Mainfesto.
Brown, Lester B. Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization. 2008.
Hren, Stephen & Rebekah. The Carbon-Free Home: 36 Remodeling Projects to Help Kick the Fossil Fuel Habit. 2008.
Margonelli, Lisa. Oil on the Brain: Adventures from the Pump to the Pipeline. 2007.
Books by Bill McKibben: The End of Nature (2006), Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future (2008).
Davis, Devra. When Smoke Ran Like Water: Tales of Environmental Deception and the Battle Against Pollution. 2003.
Books by James Gustave Speth: Red Sky at Morning: America and the Crisis of the Global Environment (2005), The Bridge at the Edge of the World: Capitalism, the Environment, and Crossing the Crisis to Sustainability (2009).
Jones, Van. The Green Collar Economy: How One Solution Can Fix Our Two Biggest Problems (2008).
Pearce, Fred. When the Rivers Run Dry (2006).
League of Conservation Voters
The Wilderness Society
Defenders of Wildlife
Rainforest Action Network
Chesapeake Climate Action Network
End Mountaintop Removal: http://www.ilovemountains.org/