Thursday, September 18, 2008

It's Easy Being Green

Posted on Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 4:00 AM

Especially if there’s a handy-dandy list involved.

Now that you’ve had a chance to read the Flyer’s green issue (see Conservation Nation, left), maybe you’re interested in more information.

Memphis consumes more electricity per capita than any other city in the nation. Together, Americans consume 26 percent of the world’s energy.

To help do something about that, we’ve put together a list of websites for products, organizations, and companies featured in the green issue.

Green Resources:

Autoclaved Aerated Concrete product association:

http://www.aacpa.org/

Brac Grey Water Recycling Systems:

http://www.bracsystems.com/

MLGW’s EcoBuild Program:

http://www.mlgw.com/SubView.php?key=about_ecobuild

Paperstone countertops, conference tables, and toilet partitions made from recycled paper:

http://www.paperstoneproducts.com/

Project Green Fork:

http://www.projectgreenfork.org

Recycle Memphis:

http://www.cityofmemphis.org/framework.aspx?page=666

Recycle Solutions:

http://www.recyclesolutions.net/

Rocio Romero’s pre-engineered modern home kits:

http://www.rocioromero.com/

Sharp’s Photovoltaic Panels:

http://solar.sharpusa.com/solar/home/1,2462,,00.html

Two Chicks and a Broom:

http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendid=55075522

U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED certification system:

http://www.usgbc.org/DisplayPage.aspx?CMSPageID=222

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