Environmental Awareness

American Public Transportation Association
www.apta.com
Promotes public transit systems.

Association of American Railroads
www.aar.org
Promotes transportation by & safety of the railroads.

Audubon International
www.audubonintl.org
Education, assistance & inspiration for protecting & sustaining land, water, wildlife & natural resources.

Clean Beaches Council
www.cleanbeaches.org
Increases public awareness & volunteer participation in beach sustainability.

Detour UrbanSource
www.urbansource.org
Non-profit bookstore of over 300 sustainable transportation, urban planning, & other ecological books, magazines, videos, & CDs. {|}

Earth Day Network
www.earthday.org
Promoting environmental citizenship, year-round, worldwide.

Eco-Portal
www.eco-portal.com
Information gateway empowering the movement for environmental sustainability.

Energy Efficiency for Small Businesses

Envirolink
www.environlink.org
Database of thousands of environmental resources. 

Environmental Guidelines for Responsible Lawn Care & Landscaping
www.epa.gov/pesticides/grants/lei/draft_guidelines.pdf" target="_blank" 
Draft of document that is being developed to educate homeowners about environmentally sound landscaping & lawn care principles. 

EPA GreenScape Alliance
www.epa.gov/epaoswer/non-hw/green 
EPA program that combines government & industry into a powerful, unified influence over the reduction, reuse & recycling of waste materials in large land-use applications. Also includes roadside landscaping, brownfield land revitalization, and the beautification & maintenance of office complexes, golf courses & parks. 

EPA Resources Conservation Challenge www.epa.gov/epaoswer/osw/conserve/index.htm
EPA initiative that identifies & uses innovative, flexible & protective ways to conserve natural resources & energy.  

International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives
www.iclei.org
Dedicated to helping local governments make improvements in environmental conditions. 

Humane Society
www.hsus.org 
Programs for responsible animal control & environmental cleanliness, includes the Urban Wildlife Sanctuary Program. 

Organic Land Care Standards
www.nofamass.org/programs/landcare/index.php

Living Green
http://www.daytondailynews.com/livinggreen

Natural Resources Defense Council
www.nrdc.org
Information on “Green Living”. Dedicated to protecting the planet’s wildlife & wild places and to a safe & healthy environment for all living things.

National Fish & Wildlife Foundation
www.nfwf.org
Grants of up to $5,000 for schools & organizations interested in initiating “Nature of Learning”, a community-based environmental education initiative that seeks to use national wildlife refuges as outdoor classrooms to promote local conservation issues & encourage interdisciplinary approaches to learning.

Nuclear Energy Institute
www.nei.org
Resource concerning power plants & their relationship to the environment. 

National Recycling Coalition
www.nrc-recycle.org
NRC is the largest national nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement and improvement of recycling, waste prevention, composting, and reuse.

PestFacts
www.pestfacts.org 
Provides current & accurate information on issues, research, reporting & lobbying concerning pesticide & fertilizer use. 

Planet Ark
www.planetark.com
Reuters Daily World Environment News. Articles related to the planet’s ecological situations. 

RecycleBank

www.recyclebank.com
Organization that gives cash rewards to businesses who recycle. 

Recycle Curbside
www.recyclecurbside.org
Promotes curbside recycling

Recycling Partnership

www.recyclingpartnership.org

Engages in community partnerships to design and execute tailored social marketing campaigns that increase desirable recycling behavior. 

Resources for Business Recycling

Rocky Mountain Institute
www.rmi.org
Independent non-profit that fosters efficient & restorative use of resources that are sustainable & just. 

Sierra Club
www.sierraclub.org
Practice & promote the responsible use of the earth’s ecosystems & resources. 

Smart Communities Network
www.smartcommunities.ncat.org
Supports economic development approaches that benefit the local environment & quality of life.

Solid Waste Association of North America
www.swana.org
Recycling. Solid waste & landfill management & programs. 

Smart Communities Network

www.smartcommunities.ncat.org
Supports economic development approaches that benefit local environments & quality of life.  

U.S. Composting Council
www.compostingcouncil.org
Dedicated to the development, expansion & promotion of the composting industry based upon science, principles of sustainability & economic viability.

National Wildlife Federation
www.nwf.org
Provides individuals, organizations, businesses & government with accessible, hands-on conservation education & action opportunities, leadership training & development, educational curriculum, information outreach & networking opportunities.

Waste and Recycling Apps

Backyard Wildlife Habitat Program
www.nwf.org/backyardwildlifehabitat