Need some environment-friendly resources that will help you in your real estate endeavors? Looking at remodeling for yourself? Just looking for ways to do a little more for the environment without making major changes? We’ve got you covered. Take a look at some of our favorite green websites to learn some new tips and tricks for you and your clients.

Casey Trees

 

Casey Trees and the District Department of the Environment (DDOE) have partnered to offer a rebate of up to $50 to individuals who plant a tree on residential property in the District of Columbia.

Catalog Choice

 

Free sign-up service to decline unsolicited catalogs – lighten your footprint on the environment.

Earth 911

 

How to continue using products you love without destroying the planet. Also includes information on hazardous products and tips on recycling and green shopping.

Energy Star Home Performance

 

Government-backed program to help save money and protect the environment using energy-efficient products and lifestyle. 

Environmental Performance Index 

 

Ranking of countries and their performance in environmental issues.

Freecycle Network

 

Nonprofit organization dedicated to the free exchange of items and keeping the “good stuff out of landfills.”

Green Resource Council

 

How to locate green properties.

Grist Living

 

Environmental news on a variety of topics, namely living.

iPropertyManagement’s Going Green Guide

 

A thorough guide on ways homeowners and renters can cut back on water and energy costs while reducing their carbon footprint.

Low Impact Living

 

Tips for remodeling while lowering your environmental impact.

Mother Nature Network

 

Environment-friendly home news and updates from around the world.

Regreen Program

 

How to remodel without hurting the environment. 

U.S. Green Building Council

 

What constitutes a “green building”? 

Walk Score

 

How walkable is your neighborhood?

Whole Building Design Guide

 

A thorough guide to high-performance buildings.