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Sustainability: Living Green

A guide for improving the quality of human life while living within the carrying capacity of the Earth’s supporting eco-systems as defined by the World Commission on Environment and Development.

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Going Green

Going green is one of many opportunities for a sustainable planet. Lifestyle changes can help protect our enviornment and provide economic advantages. The websites below and the featured materials in the library are a sample of many resources to help you go green.

Green Lifestyle

·          Energy Star

Find Energy Star appliances, lightening, computers, and electronics.

·      EPA Green Vehicle Guide

Guide to choosing the clean and fuel-efficient vehicles.

·      The General Store

A green online general merchandise store.

·      Green Living

Tips, advice, and editorial coverage of green living initiatives.

·      Greenopia

Local guide to green living

·      The Nature Conservancy

Calculate your carbon footprint and tips for living green.

·      Walk Score

Find out your neighborhood's walk score and get a commute report for walking, biking, and driving.

·      U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Household Products Database

Information about the contents of household products and their potential health effects.

 

Public Services Librarian

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Towanda Mathurin
Contact:
Harold L. Drimmer Library

Westchester Community College

75 Grasslands Road

Valhalla, NY 10595

914-606-8086

Library Room 120