Around our house we do everything we can to be kind to the planet and I’ve included some resources here to help you do the same. In researching this post I was able to find some awesome new sites and tools that I had never even heard of before but that I will be checking frequently from now on. If you’re new to the green scene then you’ll probably dig all of the sites I’ve listed below, but, if you’re pretty familiar with eco-friendly sites and technology you’ll probably have heard of a few of these before. Either way, you’re sure to find something new and useful. Let me know in the comments area if I missed anything good!
Top 15 Eco Blogs and News Websites
- Ecoki – The eco-lifestyle community with tips for living green and more.
- SmartPlanet – Innovative ideas that impact your world.
- Eco Tech Ninja – Eco-friendly gadget and technology news.
- Forbes Green Tech – Green tech information and news.
- EcoWorld – Nature and technology in harmony.
- Haute Nature – Reuse, reclaim, reimagine.
- Treehugger – Leading media outlet dedicated to driving sustainability.
- Inhabitat – Green design will save the world.
- Go Green – Think green, act green.
- EcoSalon – Conscious culture and fashion.
- Eco Age – A magazine for consumers who care about what they do.
- Ecofabulous – Stylish, sustainable living.
- MNN – Mother Nature Network. Environmental news and info.
- Ecofriend – Promoting an eco-friendly lifestyle to save the planet.
- Ecopreneurist – Covering sustainable business ventures.
Eco Shopping Sites
- EcoSeek – Green product directory.
- Neerg – Daily deals on natural, green, eco and organic products.
- Ethical Superstore – Fair-trade, eco-friendly and organic shopping.
- The Green Ecostore – Eco-friendly products including gadgets.
- Nigel’s Eco Store – UK store with eco-friendly and sustainable products.
- BuyGreen.com – Green home and office products.
- MoreEco – UK site that gives cash back for eco shopping.
- Greener Choices – Products for a better planet from Consumer Reports.
- Ethical Community – An eco shop and ethical community in one place.
- The Daily Green – A consumer’s guide to green from Good Housekeeping.
Eco iPhone Apps
- iRecycle – Over 1 million ways to recycle plus recycling news.
- GoodGuide – Shop your values and find green products instantly.
- greenMeter – Evaluates your driving to help improve efficiency.
- Label Lookup – Verify green product claims.
- Green Genie – Your guide to a sustainable lifestyle.
- Green Outlet – Reduce your energy usage and save money.
- Walk Score – Maps with nearby amenities and walking directions.
- CORA – From trash to treasure. Choose a new life for old stuff.
- What’s On My Food? – A decoder ring for the chemicals on your food.
- Eco Mania – A recycling game.
Eco Mobile Phones and Accessories
- Samsung Replenish – Uses recycled and recyclable plastic (Sprint).
- Nite Ize BioCase – Compostable and biodegradable iPhone case.
- Aqua Tek Solar Charger – Double the life of your smartphone.
- ibamboo Speaker – iPhone speaker that is efficient/renewable.
- Samsung Evergreen – Built without hazardous materials and recyclable plastics.
- Elago Glide Case – iPhone case with eco-friendly packaging.
- Solarlink FR600 – Solar-powerd radio and cell phone charger.
- ECO-CELL – Free eCycling for a cause.
- Vers Slimcase – A sustainable iPhone case made out of bamboo.
- Lekki – A French company that revitalizes and recycles old phones.
- Ecosia – Protect the planet just by searching the web.
- BlueEye Eco Mouse – Eco-friendly, battery-free wireless computer mouse.
- i-Ecko USB Drives – Sold in recyclable packaging.
- PrintEco – Paper and money saving print-optimizing software.
- Green Maven – Green search engine searches only approved eco websites.
- GreenGeeks – Eco-friendly web hosting.
- Dell Studio Hybrid Desktop – Dell’s greenest desktop.
- ASUS U2E Bamboo – A bamboo laptop inspired by nature.
- Eco Button – Click the button to save energy your compeer would otherwise use.
- GreenZero USB Charger – Eliminates wasteful standby consumption.
Other and Miscellaneous
- Solar Bonsai Electree – Bonsai tree looking USB charging station.
- Spark Tablet Case – Solar-charge your iPad with this 8-watt case.
- SolarKindle – Charge your kindle with a solar cover.
- Rukus Solar Boombox – A solar, Bluetooth-enabled boombox.
- Cyber-Rain – Automatic irrigation system adjusts to weather.
- AutoblogGreen – Obsessively covering the green auto scene.
- ecoATM – Automated eCycling stations that pay cash for old gadgets.
- Nurturing Green – Website that helps you adopt a plant.
- Green Options – Organic living, green product reviews, tips for going green.
- EcoHome Magazine – Your source for green products and technology.
Future Eco Tech Concepts
- Plantbook – A laptop powered by water.
- NJORD Water Condenser – Creates drinking water from atmosphere.
- Interactive Water Meter – Counts water consumption via induction.
- Electrolux Orbit – Waterless washing machine concept for 2050.
- RITI Printer – Printer concept that prints using old coffee grounds instead of ink.