Here you will find resources to green your life, your home, your car. Browse the resources below or check the shelves at your local public library in the following areas: 636.3, 635, 643, 745, 747
Read more on the topics of sustainable energy, solar power, wind power, recycling, home maintenance, and more without leaving your computer.
The following organizations partner with Delaware Public Libraries through the Community Resources Exchange to provide information, programs, and services.
- Go Green
Delaware's Go-Green resource page. Here you will find answers to your most pressing “how to go green” questions. We have compiled a comprehensive list of links to a variety of state resources, providing you with information on how to reduce, reuse, recycle, and rethink.
- Green Energy Program
The Green Energy Program provides grant incentives for qualifying renewable energy systems installed in Delaware. In order to participate in the Green Energy Program, your electricity provider must collect funds for the program and currently offer a grant program for renewable energy projects.
- Green Energy Solutions
The Delaware Energy Answers for Business Program provides cash incentives for businesses to improve the energy efficiency of their facilities. There are three funding opportunities tailored to meet the energy efficiency needs of Delaware businesses.
- DSWA Recycling Programs
The mission of the DE Solid Waste Authority (DSWA) is to define, develop, and implement cost-effective plans and programs for solid waste management which best serve Delaware and protect our public health and environment.
- LEED Certified Buildings in Delaware
Here is an updated list of LEED certified buildings in Delaware.
- Tiny Green Bubble
Tiny Green Bubble is the place to go to see new technology that’s going to help the environment, learn how to greenify your house, get the latest green trends in fashion, learn about eco-tourism, and connect with others who are interested in the same thing.
- Environmental Protection Agency
- Mother Earth News
Online version of the print magazine.
- Sierra Club Green Home
Tips about going green and sustainability.
- Green Guide
From National Geographic.
- Going Green Publications
From US Publications; introduces technologies in energy efficiency to help save you money and protect the environment, alternative fuel choices and fuel economy, recycling tips and more.
- Green Biz
GreenBiz.com™, Business Voice of the Green Economy, is the leading source for news, opinion, best practices, and other resources on the greening of mainstream business.
- B Corp
B Lab is a nonprofit organization dedicated to using the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.
Ecopreneurist is a blog for eco-minded entrepreneurs. We deliver advice, tools, and services, to help them start, run, and grow their businesses more successfully.
- EPA for Businesses and Non-Profits
Information concerning partnership programs, environmental stewardship, environmental laws and regulations, and more.
- Center for Small Business and the Environment
This non-profit's mission is to mobilize the "economic and political powerhouse known as small business on behalf of environmental protection."
- Green Jobs
From the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This web page provides information on the BLS green jobs initiative, the status of survey development, the BLS green jobs definition, a link to career information for selected green jobs, and other information.