Green resources

If you're interested in going green, check out these sites.


(Fortune Small Business) -- Want to make your small firm an eco-friendly powerhouse? The links below can help you get started.

Green cars

Edmunds.com: Site provides pricing, car reviews, ratings and expert automotive advice.

CarMax: Says it's the nation's largest retailer of used cars.

Hybridcar.com: A useful portal for researching alternative vehicles, it's slogan says it all: any color -- as long as it's green.

Tools and suppliers

Friends of the Earth Scotland: Their Online Audit is designed to answer office-related environmental questions and whether certain strategies are affordable for your business.

California Waste Management Board: Learn where and how to recycle your goods.

Co-op America: Founded in 1982, this not-for-profit membership organization's mission is to harness economic power to create a socially just and environmentally sustainable society.

The Green Office: This online retailer offers recycled, environmentally friendly, and sustainable business products, school supplies, and paper.

Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing (PATH): Dedicated to accelerating the development and use of technologies that radically improve the quality, durability, energy efficiency, environmental performance, and affordability of America's housing.

Inspiration

Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth: An online collection of global shots dating from the Mercury missions in the late '60s.

Some green small businesses

Mooshoes: New York boutique offers animal-free products with growing online presence.

Green Field Paper: San Diego-based company specializing in tree-free paper, offering handmade and hemp lines as well as paper with wildflower seeds you can plant.

Ecohaul: Company offers businesses socially and environmentally responsible waste removal and disposal solutions, powered by biodiesel.

Earth 911: Founded in 1991, this company is on a mission to be the nation's premier one-stop environmental Web portal.

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