Green Resources

Recycle ALL of your Ink cartridges & batteries:
http://www.nyc.gov/html/nycwasteless/html/recycling/recycle_what.shtml#other
All NYC stores that sell rechargeable batteries or products that contain rechargeable batteries (with the exception of small food stores) must accept up to ten batteries of the same shape and size as they sell, no purchase necessary.
http://www.greendisk.com they take everything!  cds, cords, pdas All ink cartridges, computers, batteries. etc. buy the technotrash can(box) and when it is full, send it in with the prepaid postage.  easy and only 30 bucks.
http://www.radioshackcorporation.com/cc/environmental.html Radioshack accepts most batteries and phones, no charge.  drop off in any store.
http://www.staples.com/sbd/cre/programs/recycle/more.html Staples  – recycles what it sells
http://www.rbrc.org/call2recycle many retailers participate in recycling rechargeable batteries.  you have to check the list. or call 1-800-8-battery

Stop Junk Mail:
http://www.greendimes.com

Sign up for your State Clean Energy Program:
http://www.sterlingplanet.com

Buy Recycled paper products & use Green Printers:
http://www.staples.com/sbd/cre/programs/recycle/more.html Staples sells 100% recycled office papers and more.
http://www.greenlinepaper.com
http://www.newleafpaper.com
http://www.dolphinblue.com

Use Rechargeable Batteries:

Use Compact Fluorescent Bulbs:
http://www.popularmechanics.com/home_journal/home_improvement/4215199.html?series=15 great article by popular mechanics from 2007

Try Green Shopping:
http://www.gaiam.com
http://www.reusablebags.com/store/acme-bags-earth-tote%99-heavy-duty-reusable-shopping-p-10.html
http://www.reusablebags.com/store/reusable-bottles-c-19.html
http://shopgreen.pricegrabber.com/?mode=tpgreen
http://goodstorm.com/index.html
http://www.treehugger.com/

http://www.shopsleuth.com/resources/green-shopping-guide

RECYCLE:  (you may be unaware that it has always been a law that businesses must recycle.
many buildings claim to recycle and throw everything away while others claim they don’t have to recycle.)
http://www.nyc.gov/html/nycwasteless/html/recycling/recycling_businesses.shtml
http://www.greendisk.com/ all technotrash accepted, batteries, cds, phones, cords, etc
http://www.recyclethisnyc.org/howto.jsp how to recycle in New York City
http://www.emptysolution.com/ money for ink carts
http://www.radioshackcorporation.com/cc/environmental.html Radioshack
http://www.staples.com/sbd/cre/programs/recycle/more.html Staples
http://earth911.org/
http://www.emptysolution.com/ money for ink carts
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/freecyclenewyorkcity/
http://www.recyclefree.com/

http://modularhomeowners.com/resources-for-recycling-at-home-and-beyond/

Recycle Furniture:

http://www.sofasandsectionals.com/furniture-refurbishment/

Recycle electronic devices:

http://www.verizonwireless.com/b2c/splash/electronicdevicerecycling.jsp
Reduce Waste and Save Money at Home:
http://www.homeadvisor.com/

Donate, Organize, Advocate, Vote Green:

http://www.idealbite.com/tiplibrary/ daily email tips for green living
http://www.lcv.org/ League of Conservation Voters
http://www.nrdc.org/ National Resources Defense Council
http://www.environmentaldefense.org Environmental Defense
http://www.environmentaldefense.org/documents/2456_Doesyourcatalogcare.pdf
http://www.ucsusa.org/ Union of Concerned Scientists
http://www.gpnys.org/ Green Party New York
http://www.gpnj.org/ Green Party New Jersey
http://www.greenpeace.org/
http://www.eany.org/ environmental advocates of New York
http://www.environmentnewjersey.org/
http://www.environmentconnecticut.org/

Buy a better Car & Go Carbon Neutral:
http://hybridcars.com/ Newsletter all things hybrid
http://www.betterworldclub.com/ dump AAA and go Green
http://www.terrapass.com/ carbon offsets
http://www.myclimate.org/index.php?lang=en
http://www.carbonneutral.com/
http://www.climatefriendly.com/
http://www.nativeenergy.com/lifestyle_calc.html carbon calculator
http://www.davidsuzuki.org/Climate_Change/What_You_Can_Do/carbon_neutral.asp

http://www.oildepletionprotocol.org/citizens/personalimplementation

http://exercisetheright.com/ Exercise your right to save money. Take transit tax-free, drive less and reduce your CO2.
Do business with other “Green”Businesses:
http://www.workingassets.com/creditcard.cfm cellphone business phone credit card
http://www.bankofamerica.com/environment/index.cfm?template=env_faqs Bank of America
http://www.canon.com/environment/
http://www.nikon.co.jp/main/eng/portfolio/environment/plan/index.htm
Apple’s “green” credentials in question…
http://www.macrumors.com/2006/08/29/greenpeace-rates-apple-4th-worst-eco-friendly-tech-business-apple-responds/
http://www.greenpeace.org/raw/content/international/press/reports/greener-electronics-guide.pdf

Recycle Apple electronics: http://www.ecyclebest.com/resources

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