Waste Less Living

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Path to Freedom



An urban homestead and resource for sustainable living. The original grassroots, revolutionary urban homesteading model that is leading the fast-growing urban sustainability movement.


The Story of Stuff


A 20-minute fast-paced, fact-filled and animated documentary of the consumerist society, narrated by Anne Leonard. This short film describes the connections between our buying habits and the environmental and social issues our world faces today.


The Better World Shopping Guide

A pocket sized reference guide for socially and environmentally responsible consumers. This guide ranks almost every product on the shelf with a letter grade from A to F reporting on each company’s social and environmental responsibility and performance (i.e., human rights, environment, animal protection, community involvement, social justice).


Going Green Productions


For tips on healthy, ‘green’ living, check out this half-hour family-friendly program on PBS stations.


Buy Local Pasadena


A resource for consumers wanting to make a difference with their dollars.


10,000 Villages


A gift store that sells Fair Trade certified items that include home furnishings, jewelry, coffees, teas, etc.

Shorebank Pacific

The first commercial bank in the U.S. with a commitment to environmentally sustainable community development. The bank helps borrowers be more profitable, minimize environmental impact and assist leadership for community development.


Green America


An organization that promotes socially responsible and environmentally sustainable businesses and organizations through their publication of the National Green Pages.


Earth 911


A guide to local resources including recycling centers, how to recycle, pollution prevention and how help protect the environment.


U.S. Green Building Council

The U.S. Green Building Council is a 501(c)(3) non-profit community of leaders working to make green buildings available to everyone within a generation.


Green Line Paper


Since 1992, GreenLine Paper Company has been dedicated solely to the sales of quality, environmentally-sound office products. Unlike conventional office product companies, GreenLine is owned and operated by environmentalists–that’s why “every purchase is a trustworthy investment in a better world.”


Heifer International


An organization that promotes the gifting of animals to impoverished families around the world as a means of ending hunger.


Kiva


An organization that promotes direct lending to small businesses in the developing world.


Planet Green


Tree Hugger


BioCycle


Scientific American


Zero Waste America


EPA


Greenbiz


Planit Green Prinint


Greenfield Paper

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