These resources are listed in no particular order, other than how I thought of them.

Eating Locally, Eating Whole Foods

  • LocalHarvest – Find Farmers Markets and CSAs near you.
  • Eat Wild – “your source for safe, healthy, natural and nutritious grass-fed beef, lamb, goats, bison, poultry, pork, dairy and other wild edibles.”
  • PickYourOwn – Learn to Can and Freeze your produce bounty!

Eco-friendly product guides

  • Cosmetics Database
  • GenGreen Life – “The goal of GenGreen is to be the most comprehensive and diverse resource available for people looking to live a locally-focused, environmentally conscious lifestyle.”
  • EcoFrugalLife– “Eco-frugal living isn’t just a fad, it’s a growing necessity for millions of people worldwide. Saving the green in your wallet, and the green outside your window really can, and should go hand in hand.”

Cloth Diapering Resources

NOTE: There are many, MANY great cloth diaper retailers out there. I’ve used several and haven’t had any problems with any of them. I also spotlight many in my daily Green Baby Deals.  I chose to highlight two here, simply because they offer options that involve recycling materials to make diapers and/or covers. This is not meant to be an end-all, be-all list.

  • – retailer that sells upcycled t-shirt one-size fitted diapers
  • Wallypop – Iowan WAHM that sells upcycled t-shirt fitted diapers and wool covers.
  • DiaperPin – Read reviews of diapers, covers, and retailers
  • Diaper Swappers – great FSOT forum, as well as forums to talk over with other CDing parents
  • Traveling with Cloth Diapers (Thanks, RDA!)
  • Real Cloth Diaper Association – “a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, provides support and education to parents all across North America for the use of simple, reusable cloth diapers.”

What Can I Do With This?

  • RecycledCrafts – How to upcycle everyday items into cool stuff!
  • MyRecycled Bags – blogger who upcycles materials in her crochet projects. FREE patterns.

Recycling Resources

Places to buy/sell/trade/giveaway items

Living Green

  • TreeHugger – Beware if you sign up for updates. They send out a LOT daily!
  • The Daily Green
  • Do Your Part – New online green community I found that looks cool. 🙂 As I explore it more, I may write up a post about it.

Places to Buy Eco-Friendly Product

  • Wallypop –  Cloth napkins, wipes, hankys, grocery bags, and more reusable products! All made by a WAHM from Iowa (my home state!)
  • More to come as I gather them!

Also, be sure to check out my sidebar for more resources and green blogs!

If you have a great resource, leave me a comment and I’ll add it!

One Response to “Green Resources”

  1. Jo Says:

    Thanks for sharing these resources.

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