Green Websites

Green Page Banner   Because trees provide extraordinary environmental and community benefits, Casey Trees and the District Department of the Environment (DDOE) have partnered to offer a rebate of up to $50.00 to individuals who plant a tree on residential property in the District of Columbia.   Free sign-up service to decline unsolicited catalogs – lighten your footprint on the environment.   Its basic mission is to teach how we can continue to buy and use products we love without destroying the planet.  Identifies hazardous products, learn what to do with them and tips on recycling and green shopping.   Government-backed program to help save money and protect the environment using energy efficient products and lifestyle.  This website helps from diagnosing the problem to improving to upgrading the energy efficiency of your home.
  You can use their online calculator to estimate your family's greenhouse gas emissions and the impact corrective choices can have on reducing your emissions. 

  Yale environmental performance index of countries   Grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to the exchange of free items and keeping the “good stuff out of landfills.”  One person’s trash is another person’s treasure.  It is helping keep over 300 tons a day out of landfills.   Sustainable building practices through education and example.   From Montgomery County Planning Dept.  Free presentations from experts show how homeowners can reduce energy costs and lessen their impact on the environment.  Have you always wanted a green home and don’t know where to start?  Start here. Part of Consumer Reports.  Gives product lists with green ratings for appliances, cars, electronics, food-beverages, home and garden.  In addition has information on hot topics such as recycling, label evaluation to buying greener products, energy calculators and product recommendations.   Website of the Green Resource Council established by the National Association or REALTORS (NAR).   Extensive information for technology, home and garden, transportation, food and health, energy, buying, gift guide, even calculates your personal carbon footprint.   Environmental news, the latest “green” product, even how green is your candidate.  Lively, informational and worthwhile.   Information for healthier indoor environments.  Sponsored by the American Lung Association.   Greening your life made easy.  Great advice on making your home and office greener.   Calculate your carbon footprint.
Maryland Green Registry   List of Maryland businesses that are voluntarily taking steps to reduce their impact on the environment, save money, and create a healthier workplace for their employees.   American Society of Interior Designers' Foundation and the US Green Building Council's joint best practices guides and educational resources.  Includes Green Webinars.
  Interactive game of consumer consequences to show the impact of your lifestyle on earth.
Tree Rebate Program: MD  

Get a coupon is worth $25 off the purchase of one tree with retail value of $50 or more at all participating retail nurseries and garden centers. The discount is taken at the register at the time of the sale.   Home Building Industry's technical information resources.   US Green Building Council.  Includes lists of LEED-accredited professionals.   Walkability index/ranking of 2,508 neighborhoods.   Whole building design guide from the National Institute of Building Sciences.  Click on their "green" information.