- US Department of Energy Utility Programs by State
This is a state by state listing of green energy providers by the US Department of Energy.
- US EPA Green Power Locator
Gives a state-by-state listing of green power offerings.
- 2Plus Commuter Register (Connecticut)
2Plus Commuter Register provides listings of car- and van-pools as well as transit routes and schedules, and park and ride lots.
AlterNet Rides provides a nationwide rideshare solution matching individuals looking for carpooling partners.
- Carpool World
CarpoolWorld uses precise latitude and longitude coordinates to find best matches for commuters.
- Carpool.ca (Canada)
Carpool.ca helps Canadian commuters link up based on user-defined proximity, personal preferences, and time of commute.
CarpoolConnect helps people match up based on similar commutes in the US and in Canada.
- CarpoolMatchNW (Oregon)
CarpoolMatchNW is an Oregon-based ride-matching service.
- CarpoolTool (Canada)
CarpoolTool provides ride-matching services for anyone in Canada.
- Craigslist Ride Share Board
Craigslist provides a rideshare section for some cities.
eCommuter specializes in real-time Internet traveler solutions.
eRideShare connects commuters or travelers going the same way.
- Facebook Carpool application
Facebook Carpool application makes sharing a ride safer and easier by allowing Facebook members to find rides. To use this feature, you must sign up for Facebook, then do a search for ‘carpool’ to find the application.
Greenride is a map-based rideshare solution with instant ridematching.
This service can be used to find others for daily commuting, event carpools, instant trips and long distance trips. It's available to people in the US, Canada, Australia and Europe.
NuRide is the first incentive-based ride network that rewards people each time they share a ride.
- RideNow! (Bay Area, CA)
RideNow! is another instant-match service encouraging solo drivers to carpool.
RidePro, an integrated desktop and online rideshare solution, has integrated GIS mapping, and many more features.
- RideshareOnline (Idaho, Washington)
For those who live in Washington state or Idaho, RideshareOnline.com offers two services which require separate registration. They help those who want to carpool or vanpool to work. And they also help you locate others who want to ride together to an event such as a game, festival or concert.
RideShark is a map-based rideshare solution which offers true route matching.
Ridester allows individuals to easily offer or find a ride to work in a feedback-rated community.
VivaCommute provides ridesharing services for anyone in the US or Canada.
- Pella ThermaStar Sliding Window 10 Series Low E
These windows are ENERGY STAR rated, come with double-panes, and include low-e coating with argon gas filling.
- Bosch Nexxt 500 Series WFMC3301UC
This ENERGY STAR-qualified front-loading washing machine reduces energy and water usage by more than 72 percent when compared to conventional top-loading models.
- Frigidaire GLTR1670FS
With a capacity of 3.1 cubic feet, this extra-large ENERGY STAR front-loader features 16 wash cycles and allows you to set the speed each load's final spin.
- GE WBVH6240F
Featuring 24 wash cycles and the ability to clean 22 full-size bath towels at a time, this front-loading washing machine is equipped with a load-sensing adaptive fill, which senses how large your load is and fills the washer with the right amount of water for optimal efficiency.
- KitchenAid Pro Line Series KHWV01RSS
This top-of-the-line front-loading washer is ENERGY STAR-rated and features a water level sensor.
- LG Tromm SteamWasher WM2688H
This ENERGY STAR-rated front-loading washer is certified Asthma and Allergy Friendly by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation Of America (AAFA).
- Maytag MFW9700SQ
ENERGY STAR-rated, front-loading washer.
- Whirlpool Duet HT GHW9400P
This ENERGY STAR-rated, ultra-capacity front-loading washing machine can wash up to 16 pairs of jeans in a single load.
- Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings by Alex Wilson and John Morrill
This comprehensive, easy-to-read guide covers everything from light bulbs to furnaces, air conditioners to washing machines. It's a must-have reference for all green—and budget-conscious—consumers.
- Biokleen Natural Household Cleaners
Biokleen offers a full line of biodegradable, eco-friendly household cleaners. It also has a complete line of toxin-free soy-based cleaners.
- Earth Friendly Kleeners
From floor to shower and everywhere in between, Earth Friendly's line of biodegradable cleaning products are free of enzymes, phosphates, chlorine, cocamide DEA, DEA, petroleum, and alcohol, and are scented with natural oils like tea tree and lavender.
- Eco-Products Eco Cleaners
Eco-Products features a full line of bathroom, kitchen, glass, and surface cleaners, free from toxics and harmful ingredients.
- Ecover Ecological Floor Soap
Ecover's specialized floor soap contains natural linseed oil, but they don't stop there. From dishes to laundry to shower to counter tops, check out Ecover's line of eco-friendly cleaning products.
- Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day Products
Mrs. Meyer's aromatherapeutic cleaning supplies are made with natural essential oils, are biodegradable and phosphate-free, and never tested on animals.
- Natural Choices Home Safe Products
Natural Choices offers a complete line of cleaning products that are environmentally safe, nontoxic, and derived from natural raw materials whenever possible.
- Petganics floor cleaner
This nontoxic floor cleaner is safe for humans, the environment, and most importantly, your pet.
- Seaside Naturals simple. pure. clean natural cleaners
This all-natural line of cleaning products combines the power of plant- and vegetable-based ingredients with pure essential oils for their cleaning properties and aromatherapy health benefits.
- Seventh Generation Free and Clear All Purpose Cleaner
Seventh Generation products use plant-based cleaning agents making them nontoxic, free of unpleasant fumes, petroleum, and dangerous chemicals. They are biodegradable, vegan, and cruelty-free.
- Shaklee Basic H2™ Organic Super Cleaning Concentrate
These ultraconcentrated products add up to powerful cleaners when mixed with water. A mere 16 ounces becomes 48 gallons of a versatile cleaner that's nontoxic and biodegradable.
- The Clean Environment Company Natural Cleaners
This full line of cleaning products is safer for the environment and human health and has a proven record in commercial operations.
- Comfort Plus foam insulating tape
This self-adhesive insulating tape seals leaks around doors, windows, and attic hatches.
- Energy Federation Incorporated weatherization products
Energy Federation Incorporated (EFI) sells a number of weatherization products to better seal your home.
- GreenBean Foam Insulation
GreenBean offers eco-friendly spray foam insulation to seal and insulate homes and buildings.
- Icynene Insulation System
Icynene is a 100 percent water-blown foam insulation that minimizes air leakage for improved energy efficiency.
- Safecoat Caulking Compound
Safecoat Caulking Compound is nontoxic, water-based, elastic emulsion type caulking compound designed to seal around windows and other openings, as well as fill cracks, wall holes, and more.
- Circline Magnifier lamp
Use this magnifying lamp to illuminate anything that requires a bit of extra magnification: needlework, knitting, or emergency first aid! The bulbs are CFLs and the lense, used by medical professionals and spas alike, will help you zoom in on small images.
- Energy Wiser 5-Watt Torpedo Candelabra Base CFL
Save energy and lower your carbon footprint with this stylish compact fluorescent bulb that's specially designed to work in sconces and chandeliers. Bulbs measure 4.3 inches and produce an average of 8,000 hours of warm white light (3,000 Kelvins) over their lifetime.
- GE Energy Smart Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs
Select from among GE's extensive array of energy-efficient compact fluorescent bulbs—everything from spiral CFLs for your room lamps to outdoor floodlights.
- Globe 15-Watt R30 Indoor/Outdoor Compact Fluorescent Flood Reflector Bulb
Equivalent to a 50W incandescent bulb, these ENERGY STAR qualified bulbs are great for large surface areas, both inside and out. They’re set to shine for 8,000-10,000 hours, eight to 10 times longer than similar incandescents.
- Globe 23-Watt Mini Compact Fluorescent Spiral Bulb, Soft White
Want a replacement for your dimmable light bulbs? Look no further. These CFLs fit most standard medium base bulb fixtures, replace your energy-wasting 100W bulbs, are ENERGY STAR qualified, and warranted for 5 years.
- Ikea 11-watt Sparsam
Save energy—and money—with these low-priced (3 for $3.99) Ikea Sparsam compact fluorescent bulbs. Ikea claims its bulbs, which are specifically designed for table and standing lamps, last six times longer than regular incandescents (about 6,000 hours) and use 80 percent less electricity. Sparsam bulbs are available in Ikea stores only.
- Lumiram Ecolume full-spectrum compact fluorescent bulbs
Lumiram's Ecolume line of compact fluorescents come in five wattages (15 W, 20 W, 23 W, 25 W, 3 Way) and several different designs, including spiral. Bulbs emit full-spectrum natural light, according to the company, making them good for use anywhere in your home.
- n:vision 14-Watt R-30 Soft White CFL
Great for flood lights, these bulbs use 75 percent less energy than 65W incandescents, saving $82 per bulb. Its color is warm and it lasts four times as long as standard bulbs. All n:vision bulbs are ENERGY STAR qualified.
- Sylvania 14-watt compact fluorescent bulb
Replace your regular 60-watt incandescent light bulbs with these 14-watt CFLs. Measuring 5 inches, they provide the same amount of soft white light as 60 watt incandescents (often slightly more) and last at least five times longer (about 8,000 hours). Sylvania claims one compact fluorescent bulb pays for itself after only five months.
- Frigidaire 18.2 Cu. Ft. Top-Mount Refrigerator
This no-frills, ENERGY STAR-qualified refrigerator features analog temperature controls and two sliding glass shelves, designed to contain spills.
- GE Profile Energy Star 48" Built-In Stainless Side-by-Side Refrigerator
This ENERGY STAR-qualified refrigerator has a sleek built-in appearance and a capacity of 29.60 cubic feet. It features electronic touch temperature controls, a GE Water Plus Filtration System, and a quick ice feature, handy for entertaining large groups.
- LG 22.4 Cu. Ft. Bottom-Mount Refrigerator
This ENERGY STAR-qualified unit conveniently keeps the fresh food compartment at eye level by placing the freezer at floor level. This refrigerator is designed for quiet operation and features digital temperature controls.
- Maytag 25.6 Cu. Ft. Side-by-Side Refrigerator
This ENERGY STAR-qualified unit has a capacity of 25.6 cubic feet and features a smooth black finish. It includes an ice and water dispenser, analog temperature controls, and a crisper drawer with adjustable humidity settings to prolong the life of fruits and vegetables.
- Whirlpool 21.8. Cu. Ft. Side-by-Side Refrigerator
This refrigerator features electronic temperature controls in addition to a temperature management system. It is ENERGY STAR-qualified, has a sleek finish, and is equipped with a filtered water and cubed/crushed ice dispenser.