The Green Websites
One click will reduce your carbon footprint further. With these green websites around you don’t even have to step out to save the environment.india Updated: Aug 12, 2011 12:13 IST
One click will reduce your carbon footprint further. With these green websites around you don’t even have to step out to save the environment. If you didn’t get the go- green brochure, the web will take care of it. Now even in your busiest hour a small tab on your browser will help you to be more eco friendly.
1. http://www.treehugger.com/gogreen.php- It is a media outlet dedicated to driving sustainability mainstream. It acts a one-stop shop for green news, solutions, and product information. They strive to make going green easier.
2. http://www.recycling-guide.org.uk/ - An A-Z recycling guide from the UK. They list out easy recycling steps of various materials for anyone to follow.
3. http://ecosia.org/about.php - It provides a search engine where a click on every ecosia sponsored advertisement donates a cent to the environment. The search is carbon emissions offset.
4. http://www.wateruseitwisely.com - It is an interactive website that provides 100 plus ways to conserve water.
5. http://www.printwhatyoulike.com/ - It provides a free online editor that stops printing of extra ads making it one step easier than word. They want to avoid waste of paper and ink.
6. http://www.payitgreen.org/ - They minimize paper usage by simplifying and promoting electronic transactions using a business model for the same.
7. http://www.thedailygreen.com - It is a consumer's guide to green. Green products, recipes, tips, lifestyle etc are all available on this.
8. http://www.goodtravelcompany.com -Their aim is to provide eco-friendly travel and accommodation with a smaller environmental footprint.
9. http://www.freegreen.com - It provides free green house designs online. They come up with environment friendly house plans using eco-conscious products.
10. http://1800recycling.com - It provides comprehensive recycling location database that gives the user the ability to easily assemble a recycling to-do list. It aims to make recycling needs as easy as possible.
11. http://www.greenleafgoods.com- This website sources a variety of eco friendly products.
12. http://www.freecycle.org/- This website promotes re-using commodities. It links people across locations to exchange stuff. A person can put up something that he doesn't want and anyone who is interested can take it.
13. http://elephantpoopaper.com- The name says it all. Get your organic paper with a slight twist.
First Published: Jun 04, 2011 19:02 IST