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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.


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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