~ Go Green ~
West Central Missouri Community Action Agency is providing these links for your convenience.*
Kansas City Urban Waters:
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Waste & Recycling news:
Grist - a beacon in the smog:
The Lazy Environmentalist:
Dr. Bronner - all natural products
Shop Green Village
Bonded Logic - Natural cotton fiber insulation (blue jeans)
Pur Water - Filters and More
Misc. Green Links
Look for "Freecycle" groups in your county, or start one:
Greening up your life - not as hard as it seems ...
Daily tips for greener living
Don't want to go ALL the way to the city for greener options? Check out this link. Just type in your city and see how many opportunities you have to shop greener while you support your local community. http://www.localharvest.org/
Reduce, Reuse & Recycle your used stuff as locally as possible. Something within driving distance for almost everyone: http://earth911.com/
Looking for responsible ways to incorporate meat into your diet? Check this out .... http://www.ethicurean.com/
Want to cut down on the plastic invading your home? This blog contains accounts of regular every day people moving plastic out of their lives for good:
Alright, it's calculated, now what?
Take the challenges, make plans; it's all right there at the end of your carbon footprint report. Commit to reducing or offsetting your carbon footprint in small ways every day.
Free is good. Nah, free is GREAT! Find a Reuse group in your area:
Want to do something really easy? I mean really easy. Change a light bulb. That's right. 8 seconds makes an impact ... Click on the link below to see how: http://green.yahoo.com/18seconds
And now for some more traditional approaches to green ...
Plant a tree, hug a tree, whatever:
http://www.imatreehugger.org/ (the 2009 site, info for 2010 will be linked to the 2009 site as it becomes available.
Natural fiber clothing, shopping, and more green tips than you can shake a branch at (not for the faint hearted)
The world's largest directory of eco-friendly and holistic health: http://greenpeople.org/
Start an organic garden. Reasonably priced seeds from organic growers:
And last but not least, the original guide to living wisely ...
*These sites are not connected with WCMCAA, not do we assume any responsibility for their content.