Green

Green Links & Resources


On Campus Resources

OzonePass Program - NJIT is a participant in the State’s OzonePass Program, which offers New Jersey employees the opportunity to ride NJ Transit buses, trains and light rail vehicles at a reduced fare on days when high levels of ozone pollution are predicted this summer.

Technology and Society Forum- NJIT Technology and Society Forum offers presentations on the scientific, economic and social creativity needed to build a culture that values sustainability.

Technical Assistance for Brownfields- Technical Assistance to Brownfield (TAB) Communities is a program, which is intended to serve as an independent resource to communities and non-profits attempting to cleanup and reclaim Brownfield. NJIT�s TAB Team consists of professionals with academic research, government, industry and consulting experience available to assist communities with their Brownfield projects.

Off Campus Resources

  • World Changing is dedicated to providing information via articles and books that will inspire change in all communities. The website allows people to discuss and debate about the articles as well. Many contributors discuss the going green initiative that impact businesses, communities, politics and more.
  • Liftshare is for those who would like to take practical action to reduce their carbon footprint. This UK-based website provides suggestions such as carpooling, riding bikes or even walking as opposed to using cars with few passengers. The website also provides a BUDI system, a way to connect people with others who want to carpool or walk together.
  • Planet Ark provides readers with a world environment news section, which offers the latest stories from around the globe, ordered by country and searchable by topic. Planet Ark also provides products and everyday solutions to make going green easier in everyday life. Planet Ark lists different campaigns that are easy to do in local communities and around the world.
  • Green Options is a good place to keep track of what's going on in the Green community that impact one's everyday life at home with families or at work with coworkers. Assignment writers cover beats such as biofuels, green transportation, sustainable building practices, and alternative energy, to provide updated, important stories. Through the websites "channels", separated by lifestyle, people are also able to blog.
  • Daily Fuel Economy Tip is very relevant in providing �tips that help you increase your gas mileage and save money at the pump.� This site also gives a steady diet of news about gas prices to help one spot future trends.
  • HGTV's "How to go Green in your Home" provides different articles, videos, and products for people in moving forward to living in a green environment. This also shows what other home owners have done to their homes to make their everyday living green. 
  • The Green Guide gives people green options for their homes, garden, health, travel, and food. This website also provides different links for green shopping.
  • TreeHugger gives articles on green architecture, culture, travel, transportation, and new advances in science & technology. This website also provides forums so that people can interact with others across the internet. There also games and quizzes for people to take to make going green fun. 
  • Green Living Tips provides great ways and products for everyone to go green on any budget. Such articles provided by this website are on: building, business, cleaning, clothing, energy, food, garden, health, pets, transportation, etc.
  • Go Green Initiative provides a program based on going green on campuses. The founders believed in the unity of campuses, parents, and students to make an effort to have an environmentally friendly campus, and world.
  • Planet Green Discovery makes going-green easy, featuring basic tips on how to go green in all aspects of everyday life, from fashion to outdoors. This website was created by Discovery Communications, LLC.
  • EPA, Go Green is a monthly newsletter on everything about going green. It gives information on government provided solar panels for homes as well as different laws and regulations. It is free to sign up and provides users with the ability to go back and read past newsletters. It also provides links to television programs and other programs and contests about going green. This website was created by The United States Environmental Protection Agency.

Agencies

Books

  • It's Easy Being Green: A Handbook for Earth-Friendly Living by Crissy Trask
  • Green Building & Remodeling For Dummies by Eric Corey Freed
  • 50 Plus One Tips for Going Green by Alicia Marie Smith
  • Building the Green Economy: Success Stories from the Grassroots by Kevin Danaher , Shannon Biggs, and Jason Mark
  • 365 Ways to Live Green: Your Everyday Guide to Saving  the Environment by Diane Gow McDilda
  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Green Living by Trish Riley
  • Go Green, Live Rich: 50 Simple Ways to Save the Earth and Get Rich Trying by David Bach and Hillary Rosner