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- American Solar Energy Society (ASES) ~ The American Solar Energy Society (ASES) is the nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the use of solar energy, energy efficiency, and other sustainable technologies in the U.S.
- Audubon Sustainable Communities ~ The Web site of Audubon International (not affiliated with the National Audubon Society) sustainable communities and resources.
- Bloomberg ~ Bloomberg is a multi-faceted site with a focus on business, finance, and analytics. Their Sustainability pages (click the drop-down menu) include articles and resources on energy, policy, natural resources, health, and other topics.
- Center for ReSource Conservation ~ The Center for ReSource Conservation (CRC) implements programs for the community through distinct and separate divisions: Waste, Energy, and Water.
- Community ~ Map of Ecocycle and other recycling centers and relevant information for communities in and near the Boulder Valley.
- CU Environmental Center ~ The CU Environmental Center educates, activates, and inspires the campus community to understand and engage in local and global environmental issues.
- Earth 911 (for business) ~ Here is information for business people to understand how recycling and product stewardship will benefit you. This "for business" site provides information to: save, make, or attract money; keep you updated on federal, state, and local environmental laws; and, generate positive PR for your comapnay.
- Earth 911 (for consumers) ~ Earth911.com is your one-stop shop for all you need to know about reducing your impact, reusing what you’ve got, and recycling your trash. In their recycling database, they can help you find over 100,000 recycling locations across the country.
- Eco-Cycle ~ All the information you need to help build zero-waste communities in the Front Range and Boulder County areas.
- Leave No Trace ~ Leave No Trace is an national and international program designed to assist outdoor enthusiasts with their decisions about how to reduce their impacts when they hike, camp, picnic, snowshoe, run, bike, hunt, paddle, ride horses, fish, ski or climb.
- Nature Conservancy ~ The leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people.
- Partners for A Clean Environment ~The PACE program is a voluntary, non-regulatory program which offers free pollution prevention education and technical assistance to Boulder County businesses.
- Recycling Appliances and Electronics ~ Millions of appliances and electronic equipment are disposed each year. Most appliances and electronics contain hazardous materials and they are not biodegradable, so recycling them is the smartest option. This page has good advice and dozens of links to help you find the best option (including repair or donation) for your ailing appliance.
- ReSource ~ Local resource
for quality used building materials.
- Sierra Club, Rocky Mountain Chapter ~ The Sierra Club is America's oldest, largest, and most influential grassroots environmental organization.
- Sustainable Communities Network ~ Resources and links to create healthy, vital, sustainable communities.
- Sustainable Technology Education Project (STEP) ~ The Sustainable Technology Education Project (STEP) aims to increase people's awareness of sustainable technology, enabling them to recognize the economic, environmental, and social impacts of their own technology choices.
- Thorne Nature Experience ~ Thorne Nature Experience, formerly Thorne Ecological Institute, was founded in 1954. Thorne’s mission is to build Earth stewardship by connecting kids to nature through hands-on environmental education.
- U.S. EPA ~ The EPA home page for Wastes; includes links to educational materials, information resources, and others.
Resource Links For Kids
- Gardening with Kids ~ Building a life-long interest in gardening, by starting young. Tools, resources, and activities to awaken a child's interest in the world and how it works.
- Kids at Art ~ Dedicated to making learning fun and preserving the precious gift of imagination.
- Kids Corner ~ This site, sponsored by a commercial enterprise, is nonetheless a very good source for kids on such topics as fusion, matter and energy, electricity and magnetism, and more. Great for adults, too.
- Kids Recycle ~ Tools for zero-waste schools, resources for kids and teachers.
- Recycle Zone ~ The site for schools, children and
teachers that tells you what's what in the world of waste and the three Rs: reduce, reuse, recycle.
- World Almanac for Kids ~ Information on the World Almanac for Kids, including sample chapters, games, and more.
Resource Links For Business
- Capital Steel & Wire ~ Capital Steel & Wire has put together a collection of steel recycling resources for learning the benefits steel recycling has on the environment, and all the ways it helps our economy and save businesses money. The site includes custom search links and good information on steel recycling.
- Colorado Summit for Recycling ~ The Colorado Association for Recycling’s annual recycling Summit, in its 20th year, is a dynamic conference and exhibition that brings together the state's recycling professionals including recycling and waste processors, manufacturers, government agencies, non-profit organizations, academic institutions, trade associations, consultants, and individuals dedicated to the principles of recycling.
- Eco-Cycle ~ Eco-Cycle is now offering a groundbreaking and award-winning alternative to traditional garbage collection service to businesses in Boulder and Broomfield Counties in Colorado.
- Eco-Cycle, Recycling Facts ~ A concise overview of solid reasons to recycle.
- Division of Environmental Health and Sustainability ~ The mission of the Division of Environmental Health and Sustainability is to protect and improve Colorado's environment and human health through education, collaboration and compliance assurance while promoting sustainability practices.
- Partners For A Clean Environment ~ The PACE program is a voluntary, non-regulatory program which offers free pollution prevention education and technical assistance to Boulder County businesses. PACE is a partnership of local governments and businesses to encourage and recognize environmental achievement.
- Zero Waste ~ The Zero Waste International Alliance can connect you to leaders in the field who can provide your community with the models, the projects, the people and the means to help you develop Zero Waste as your ultimate goal.