Links• DON'T TRASH MICHIGAN
Campaign and Information
• EARTH911 - Making Earth Day Everyday!
LIVINGSTON COUNTY'S own ReSources for Sustainable Living - LIVINGSTON REUSES EXCHANGE! The only LOCAL Materials Exchange Network listed. Click here to find out what to do with almost any materials for reuse or recycling in our area!
• EARTHSCREEN - Improving our environmental impact
Green Power for your home/business, Pollution Offset credits, support for Conservation and more "green" economy efforts accomplished everyday!
• GLREA's Energy Efficient Habits to Develop
Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association Tips
• GREEN America (formerly Co-op AMERICA)
Economic action for a just planet...
• HEALTH EFFECTS OF POLLUTANTS
Chemicals released by non-sustainable living and industry practices which negatively affect our land, water, and air which sustains us or causes illness.
• Our Energy, our choice - Consumers for Clean Energy
The Way to Stop Global Warming - consumers exercising CHOICE
• POLLUTION: A Life and Death Issue
...we may "be conducting a large-scale experiment with children's health".
• RENEWABLE ENERGY ACCESS
Clean Energy products sourcing and LOCAL companies
• SCORECARD - Pollution in Our Community
Find out the source, where pollutants are, and effects in our communities!
• Union of Concerned Scientists
Citizens and Scientists for Environmental Solutions
• WASTE CHALLENGE - Local Governments for Sustainability
Cities for Climate Protection program for U.S. local governments taking the challenge to reduce greenhouse gases from waste
• What Can I Do About Global Warming?
10 Plus Real Ways to Make a Difference Today
LIVINGSTON COUNTY MUNICIPALITIES• Brighton Township
"We are truly 'at the crossroads of Michigan' "
• City of Brighton
Department of Public Services (DPS) refuse and recycling through...
• City of Howell
Contact for recycling bins/Residential Spring Clean-up info & dates (or give it for reuse now!): DPW at 546-7510 Each household is entitled to ten Yard Barge bags free of charge. Bags are available at the Recreation Center until November 2nd.
• COOL MAYORS for Climate Protection
Cool leaders, profitable solutions.....it's time for solutions......
• Genoa Township
Lakes and wetlands, rolling hills and meadows, state parks and wildlife abound...
• Green Oak Township
Public participation is a vital part of the process and volunteers are essential to helping us reduce pollution and improve water quality.
• Hartland Township
...a community that takes pride in its heritage and history...
• Howell Township
Note: SOLID WASTE PROGRAM, NEXT HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION DATE: CALL THE DRAIN COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE: 517-546-0040 TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT.
• Michigan DNR Green Initiatives
Our State Department of Natural Resources is going even Greener!
• NEED HELP NOW? WANT TO VOLUNTEER? CALL 211
Livingston County UNITED WAY's Human Service Organizations Helpline & Volunteer Services Matching Goes LIVE Nov. 1st,, 2006
• TAKE ACTION! Your Michigan Legislators in Washington
Contact Info for Michigan (Livingston County District 8) Representative and Senators
RESOURCES FOR SUSTAINABLE LIVING• CELLULOSE INSULATION - 85% Recycled Newsprint
Webberville, MI Manufacturer of "Greener" Insulation
• ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY INVESTING
Socially and Environmentally Responsible Stocks
• EPA/Purdue University - HOUSEHOLD WASTE MANAGEMENT
EDUCATION Project - Free Software for Environmental Awareness
• GREEN CARS TODAY, Blue Skies Tomorrow
New American Dream's Campaign and petition for Green Cars Today to major automakers.
• Green Markets for Farm Products
ATTRA - National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service
• MICHIGAN Green Communities™
Provides incentives to encourage developers to build green affordable housing across the state. Program for 500 affordable homes in Michigan that promote health, conserve energy and natural resources, and provide easy access to jobs, schools and services.
• Michigan State University
MSU News Release: Besides food, farming can provide wildlife habitat and reduce global warming.
• MLUI - MICHIGAN LAND USE INSTITUTE
WINDMILLS - Renewable Energy in Michigan?
• NEW RULES PROJECT
Designing Rules as if COMMUNITY Matters!
• PASSIVE SOLAR HEATING and Home Design
Passive or Active Solar Energy in Home Design and Remodeling
• SUSTAINABLE BUILDING SOURCEBOOK
Green Building Materials, Renewable Energy Resources
• University of Michigan Launches $10.5M Sustainability Institute
School of Natural Resources and Environment "We are confronted by issues that are critical to the survival of our planet, and it is imperative that we bring our collective efforts to bear on finding solutions."
• What is Sustainable Agriculture?
A general overview of planning and managing a more sustainable farm operation.
REPAIR IT! - LOCAL PROFESSIONALS• ALTERATIONS - TAILORS - CLOTHING REPAIR
Local tailoring, seamstress, or alteration specialists
• APPLIANCE REPAIR
Local appliance repair specialists
• COMPUTER REPAIRS & SERVICE
Local computer repair specialists
• FURNITURE REPAIR & RE-UPHOLSTERY
Local furniture repair specialists
USED - GOODS TO PURCHASE• AUTO PARTS- USED & REBUILT
• USED APPLIANCES
HOWELL APPLIANCE & SERVICE 517-548-1300
RENT IT! - LOCAL SOURCES FOR RE- USED ITEMS• Equipment Rental
Tools-Yard & Garden, Home Improvement, Electronics, Machinery
• Sporting Goods Rental Shops
Athletic Gear, Bikes, Cycles, Golf, Hockey, Skateboards, Skates. and More!
RESALE - RETAIL SHOPS• CONSIGNMENT & RESALE SHOPS
• RESALE - CLOTHING & Misc. Shops
• USED FURNITURE & CONSIGNMENT
SERVICES - PROFESSIONALS TO HELP YOU REUSE• MOVING? NEED HELP LIFTING LARGE ITEMS?
Over 20 years local and professional experience. Call John (734) 323-0740 for help. Material Transport also available.
1earth PRIORITY• Choices4Life - What Will Matter??
Slide Show by Michael Josephson - Beautiful Environment Scenery
MISC. GREEN INDUSTRY• FOOD For THOUGHT
MICHIGAN food company committed to the use of only organic and wild-harvested agricultural products either grown on our farm or purchased from farmers as close to our bio region as possible.
• GREEN KARAT Ecologically Responsible Jewelry?
Rethinking industrial methods of extracting jewelry’s precious metals and gems from the earth which damage the land and endanger ecosystems leads to recycled gold market.
• RECYCLED RUBBER PRODUCTS FOR PARKS, PLAYGROUNDS
Michigan Supplier of Recycled Rubber Products and Safe Surfacing
INSPIRE ME "GREEN"• ECO-QUOTES
Environmental "Food for Thought"
• GLOBAL ACTION PLAN's Whole Household 'Greenscore'
How 'green' is your household's habits? Find out with this survey and tips.
• JOY TO THE PLANET
Joy to the Planet is an 88-lesson e-course about how to enjoy life, have great fun, AND help the planet.
• ReUSE Your Junk! - tiffany tomato designs
Creative DIY design projects for everyday trash.
LOCAL GREEN IMPACT• BUY LOCAL, BUY FRESH
Livingston County Farm Marketline - Support LOCAL Producers
• Calculate CO2 Emissions for How you Travel?
Driving, Flying, Bus or Train Travel - What is the cost to the environment?
• Check your local community for REDUCE-REUSE-RECYCLE Info
Individual Cities, Villages and Townships Websites and Activities
• Ecological Footprint Quiz
Ever wondered how much "nature" your lifestyle requires? Take the quiz here. Discover how much productive land and water you need to support what you use and what you discard.
• Environmental News
Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable
• LOCAL HARVEST - Shop local producers of goods!
For sustainable communities, buy Michigan grown and made products within 50 miles
• MEASURE OUR ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT AS A GROUP
Visit New American Dream's website to learn about and take 9 simple steps to TURN THE TIDE and measure Livingston Reuses group impact that benefits the environment
• SAFER BUILDING MATERIALS
Livingston County Blogger lists many resources for healthier indoor materials.
• VOTE SOLAR
Michigan energy costs and economic recovery may be solved by a national transition to renewable energy.
KIDS and the ENVIRONMENT• Earth911 FOR KIDS - Environmental Games & Activities
• ECO-Kids Planet Protectors! Games
Great way to learn about environmental effects and choices we can make
• EPA Environmental Kids Club!
Be a Planet Protector! Visit Recycle City! and More...
• EPA's RecycleCity Web Animation
Where All That Garbage Goes - suitable for children
• Michigan e-Store
Products from the State of Michigan - support Michigan's environment, waterways, and natural resources.
Proud Association / MEMBER of:• We Love Michigan!! - Travel In-State
Michigan State Parks within short drives remind us of what 3-R's and conservation also help to protect!
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