Building Seattle Green - http://blog.seattlepi.nwsource.com/greenbuilding/
This blog is from professionals dedicated to exploring green building and the technologies, practices, materials and designs that are at the forefront of the movement. They work to dispel the myth that green building is more expensive and hope to inform and inspire people, businesses and communities to join in creating a more sustainable urban environment.
Built Green: Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties - http://www.builtgreen.net/
Built Green is a nonprofit environmentally friendly residential building program of the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties. The site provides consumers with easy-to-understand rating systems, which quantify environmentally friendly building practices for remodeling and new home construction, communities and multifamily development units.
Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) - http://www.balleseattle.org/
BALLE Seattle is dedicated to connecting, educating and promoting King County businesses supporting Local Living Economies. We are part of an international alliance of 43 independently operated local business networks with more than 15,000 members dedicated to building Local Living Economies.
Cascade Land Conservancy: Stewardship Program - http://www.cascadeland.org/stewardship
This site gives an overview of land owned by the Cascade Land Conservancy- holdings which include diverse lands such as estuaries, wetlands, community open spaces, timberland and even a mountain peak. The site features a list of the lands within King, Kittitas, Pierce, Snohomish and Mason counties.
City Green Building - http://www.seattle.gov/dpd/GreenBuilding
The Seattle Department of Planning and Development is devoted to helping people working on a simple home remodel, a new apartment building or office, or a neighborhood park find ways to incorporate green building ideas into their plans. Staff provides customized green building education, early design guidance, technical assistance, incentives and recognition for projects.
City of Seattle office of Sustainability and Environment - http://seattle.gov/environment/
Seattle's Office of Sustainability and Environment collaborates with city agencies, businesses, nonprofit organizations and other partners to protect and enhance Seattle’s environmental quality and livability. The purpose of the site is not only to inform, but also to inspire individuals and organizations to take actions that help make Seattle a model of healthy, ecologically sustainable urban living.
Consignment Shops, from Lost in Seattle - http://www.lostinseattle.com/LIS/-catlists/cat-consignmentstore.html
Here’s a great list of consignment stores in the Seattle area, from Lost In Seattle
Directory of Eco-Friendly Products in Washington - http://www.organicconsumers.org/state/greendirectory.cfm?state=WA
This site serves as an organic and green directory for the State of Washington and contains information on organic food, pet supplies, baby products, beauty products, organic cotton, hemp, health products, home improvement, recycled products and much more.
Earth Ministry: Caring for All Creation - http://earthministry.org/Congregations/PS_greening_resources.htm
At this site you’ll find links to a number of Puget Sound greening resources that provide information on topics including transportation, food, energy conservation, recycling, composting, water conservation, green building and financial stewardship.
Earth Smart Adventures – King County Department of Natural Resources & Parks - http://www.metrokc.gov/dnrp/swd/elementaryschool/documents/Earth_Smart_adventures.pdf
The King County Department of Natural Resources & Parks offers a free live assembly show for grades K-6 that will wow students and staff alike as they learn how their everyday choices impact the earth. The presenters take students through a fast-paced and interactive series of situations that demonstrate the following: how advertising influences their choices, how those choices affect the environment and how positive choices help reduce waste and benefit the earth.