Environment Information (Links)
- Online community that represents the
values of cultural creatives. Stated focus is on
naturally healthy, earth friendly living. Sections
include message boards, articles, links, e-cards
and current events. Primary issues include health,
home, gardens, eco-living, environment, spirituality,
vegetarianism, animals, energy saving, green building
- Creating a Sustainable Future
Powerhouse Musuem has developed this online resource
to complement its physical exhibition of sustainable
living ideas and technologies. EcoLogic will exist
both physically and online until at least 2008.
Building Primer by B.E.S.T.
- Green Building:
A Primer for Builders, Consumers and Realtors published
by B.E.S.T. (Building Environmental Science and
Technology). Provides a detailed review of green
building approaches and considerations. USA centric,
Green Design Initiative
- Carnegie Mellon University
Green Design Initiative. An industry-academic consortium
researching the benefits of managing resources and
usage of toxic substances.
- Clearinghouse for information
about creating a healthier and more sustainable
- Extensive noncommercial information
source on strategies for ecologically sound living:
composting, natural gardening, junk mail reduction,
energy and water conservation, garbage reduction,
safety of household chemicals and cleaners, and
- An Environmental Risk-Assessment Guide for the
Home. Covers eleven topics that every homeowner
or resident should understand: evaluating a property
for environmental risks, stormwater management,
drinking water well management, household wastewater,
hazardous household products, lead, year and garden
care, liquid fuels, indoor air quality, heating
and cooling systems, and household waste management.
for Sustainable Futures
- The Institute for
Sustainable Futures (ISF) is an initiative of the
University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). The ISF
conducts applied research and consulting on a wide
range of sustainability related topic areas.
- Low-Impact Living Initiative
(LILI) is a UK based non-profit organisation dedicated
to helping protect the global environment by researching
and promoting sustainable, low-impact living alternatives.
Includes information sheets, information on workshops,
installations and newsletters.
Mobbs | Sustainable Projects & Design
Michael Mobbs is a Sustainable Projects and Design
consultant based in Sydney, Australia. Michael has
held an interest in sustainable design for over
20 years, advising about technology, design, environmental
law and policy to government, the private sector
and community groups.
- Backyard Wildlife Habitat
program can help you save a place for wildlife right
in your own backyard and community, while opening
your eyes to the natural world around you, to be
nourished by its wonders.
- Green Building Source
- Oikos is an Oregon
based distribution firm with many links to green
design resources. Features a Green Product Directory
and a Green Building Library. Useful for commercial
green builders and novices seeking professional
- Tips for sustainable living and
environmental news. Intended to bring environmental
issues into the consciousness of Australian web
Solar Industries Council (PSIC)
- All aspects
of sustainable design and construction: energy efficiency,
renewable technologies, daylighting, healthy indoor
environments, traditional materials, and resource
Action Inc. Institute
- Non-profit technology
transfer institute dedicated to innovation and public
education in sustainable development and self-sufficiency.
Research and experimental development of cost-effective
energy efficiency for homes, businesses, and farms.