Acceptable recycling items include newspapers, white and colored paper, magazines, certani plastic items, aluminum foil and food trays and more. Click here for a complete list.
Raleigh will be rolling out new blue recycling carts in the coming months, with pick up being offered on a bi-weekly basis.
Things you should know if you plan to recycle your wireless phone.
Compact florescent light bulbs contain a small amount of mercury so they need to be recycled, not thrown in the trash. Some stores, including Home Depot have a recycling program. Several communities across North Carolina have designated hazardous household waste collection sites.
The Alliance persuades people of the importance, urgency and feasibility of adopting and implementing effective and comprehensive solutions for the climate crisis.
Information on global warming and living green, including tools to calculate your carbon footprint and to make your own plans to save the planet.
Uncover the meaning of over 100 labels on Green products. Find solutions for improving energy efficiency at home and fuel economy on the road, plus ways to start saving carbon now.
BnBscape is an online directory that promtes eco-friendly or “green” Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns.
ESA's over 10,000 members conduct research, teach, and use ecological science to address environmental issues.
Provides information on alternative vehicle fuels and transportation technologies and related legislation.
ScienceDaily is one of the Internet's leading online magazines and Web portals devoted to science, technology, and medicine.
An agency of the federal government charged with protecting human health and with safeguarding the natural environment.
Drinking water experiments, activities, games, and resources for kids and teachers from the US EPA Office of Water Quality.
The mission of the Foundation for a Sustainable Community is to invest business and community resources to promote and advance the triple bottom line of community sustainability: environmental stewardship, social equity and economic prosperity.
Get fresh ideas, videos and articles on how to live a greener, healthier, more balanced life at Lime.com.
Non-profit community of leaders working to make green buildings accessible to everyone within a generation.
Weather forecast and weather related information from the National Weather Service.
Non profit that uses law, science, and the support of its 500000+ members to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places.
North Carolina Environmental Stewardship Initiative's mission is to assist organizations in reducing their environmental impacts beyond regulatory requirements and recognize those that achieve and maintain this commitment.
Database to help you find projects in the State of North Carolina that have implemented specific green building techniques.
The program accepts financial contributions from North Carolina citizens and businesses to help offset the cost to produce green energy.
NCSEA is a non-profit membership organization of individuals and businesses interested in the many aspects of sustainable energy.
EPA has developed an online emissions calculator to help individuals (and households) reduce their own contributions to US greenhouse gas emissions.
TerraPass is a resource for those looking to meet the challenge of global warming by taking responsibility for their own carbon emissions.
Non-profit EnviroLink Network is a clearinghouse for environmental information on the Internet.
Environmental Defense is dedicated to protecting the environmental rights of all people, including future generations.
A consumer's guide to the green revolution.
The Energy Hog campaign at the Alliance to Save Energy greatly values your thoughts and opinions! Every comment or suggestion you make is carefully read by the Energy Hog campaign management and other staff members.
TIES promotes responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people.
Find environmental information about your community.
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the voice for the environment in the United Nations system.
Zerofootprint is a not-for-profit that aims to reduce collective carbon and ecological footprint.