Green Links

Looking for ways to celebrate Earth Day every day?  Check out the following websites, by clicking the organization or article in blue print:

The Plastic Experiment

Have you ever considered how much plastic your family uses in a month?  The Plastic Experiment is a short film narrated by fourteen year old Santa Barbara surfer Decker McAllister.  The 13 minute film guides the viewer through a detailed look at the problem, and some simple solutions, to plastic pollution.

The Surfrider Foundation

The Surfrider Foundation supports the protection and enjoyment of oceans, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network.  Among other actions, they promote water quality monitoring and beach clean-up efforts.  Their video “The Cycle of Insanity: The Real Story of Water” discusses why we shouldn’t take clean water for granted.

Environmental Protection Agency

The Environmental Protection Agency website offers numerous games and quizzes for kids.

EarthShare

Whether it’s recycling your car or your cell phone, making sustainable changes in your life, learning about greening your workplace, or volunteering to help the earth, EarthShare  provides many resources to help you make a difference.

Sierra Club

Since 1892, the Sierra Club has been working to protect communities, wild places, and the planet itself.  The Sierra Club is America’s largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization.

World Wildlife Fund

World Wildlife Fund’s mission is to conserve nature and reduce the most pressing threats to the diversity of life on Earth.

Composting Information

Californians Against Waste offers detailed information on How to Start Composting

Reduce

The Story of Stuff is one of the most watched environmental-themed online movies of all time.  Why should we care about reducing waste?  Our actions can help protect the environment, protect our health and save money.

Camarillo Community Gardens

The Camarillo Community Gardens is an organization that strives to empower their neighbors, encourage them to take control of their own food supply, to enjoy a more healthful life style, educate youth about where food really comes from, build a sense of community among citizens, reduce their food costs, and help the environment.

EarthSave

The mission of EarthSave is to help people make food choices that promote health, reduce health care costs, and provide greater health independence.

Sustainable Food Choices

This article by Adria Vasil, author of Ecoholic, lists the top 5 food choices to keep the planet healthy.

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