Sustainability Links

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Want to learn more about sustainability and/or how to live a more sustainable life? Here are just a few resources (feel free to contact us at knb@norristown.org if you have additional resources that you would like to share with the community).

Buy Local

https://www.valleyforge.org/ 
http://www.lancasterfarmfresh.com/

The Consumers Handbook for Reducing Solid Waste

http://www.epa.gov/osw/wycd/catbook/index.htm

Light bulbs

https://www.energystar.gov/products/lighting_fans/light_bulbs

Bottled water

http://www.epa.gov/OGWDW/faq/pdfs/fs_healthseries_bottledwater.pdf
http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/conserve/materials/plastics.htm#facts
http://www.aquaamerica.com/WaterQualityReports/2007/PA1460073.pdf

Energy Vampires

http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2008/10/27/qotw-what-are-your-energy-vampires/

Water Saving Fixtures

http://www.epa.gov/watersense/water/simple.htm

Programmable Thermostat

http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=thermostats.pr_thermostats
http://apps1.eere.energy.gov/consumer/your_home/space_heating_cooling/index.cfm/mytopic=12720

Rain Barrel

http://www.phillywatersheds.org/rainbarrel/

Composting

Composting Information and Resources

Reusable Shopping Bags

http://www.reusablebags.com/

Junk Mail

http://www.reduce.org/

Purdue University Global Resource Guide

     https://www.purdueglobal.edu/blog/student-life/45-sustainability-resources/

What and How to Recycle

https://www.bottlestore.com/whatandhowtorecycle

20 Recycling Tips

How Used Cooking Oils and Animal Fats are Recycled

Sustainability for Businesses

Environmental Awareness when Running a Business