KIRO TV’s Green Living Shopping Tips - http://www.kirotv.com/greenliving/9772590/detail.html
Find tips on how to save both money and the environment. Suggestions include buying products in the largest size you can use, avoiding excess packaging and buying reusable and long-lasting items.
KIRO-TV Resource List - http://www.kirotv.com/greenliving/index.html?rss=sea&psp=seattleinsider
This news source provides links to green resources and information.
Local Hazardous Waste Management Program in King County - http://www.govlink.org/hazwaste/business/imex
The Local Hazardous Waste Management Program focuses on helping local residents and business owners and operators use fewer toxic materials. The site contains information on how to properly use and store hazardous materials and also how to dispose of hazardous products. The site also features a free service designed to help businesses find markets for their byproducts, surplus materials and waste.
Macrina Bakery - http://macrinabakery.com/index.html
Few cakes are 100% organic, largely because it’s hard to find organic superfine sugar. However, Macrina Bakery, with several Seattle locations, creates many of their baked goods using Northwest apples, potatoes, cranberries and hazelnuts as well as wheat, rye, barley and buckwheat flour. Check out their Wedding Cakes link to see how they incorporate flowers, fresh fruit, lemon curd and fresh raspberry preserves into cakes.
Natural Choice Directory - http://www.naturalchoice.net
The Natural Choice Directory is your local "Healthy Yellow Pages" for businesses and services that address the community of environmentally healthy and spiritually conscious consumers in the Puget Sound area. A print edition also is published and available in KCLS libraries.
PCC Cooks - http://pccnaturalmarkets.com/pcccooks/index.php
This site from PCC Natural Markets features fun, idea-inspiring classes for experienced cooks and food-loving novices alike. Classes are conducted in kitchens located in PCC stores in Greenlake, Issaquah, Redmond and West Seattle. Classes focus on natural cooking techniques, presented by professional chefs and experienced instructors who are dedicated to using fresh ingredients.
Phinney Neighborhood Association - http://www.phinneycenter.org/programs/Well_Home.shtml
The Phinney Neighborhood Association has served North Seattle neighborhoods for more than 24 years. The organization’s Well Home Program allows people access to expert advice, classes on sustainable home improvement, a tool bank and a lending library of home repair reference materials.
Puget Consumer Co-op - http://www.pccnaturalmarkets.com
PCC is the largest consumer-owned natural food co-operative in the U.S. There are eight stores in the Puget Sound region, doing business as PCC Natural Markets. PCC is owned by nearly 40,000 members who shop, along with thousands of non-members, in neighborhood locations.
Puget Consumers Co-op - http://pccnaturalmarkets.org/about/index.html
Puget Consumers Co-op is a consumer-owned natural food co-operative. There are eight stores in the Puget Sound region, doing business as PCC Natural Markets. The products they sell are produced in a way that helps sustain the environment.