Sustainable Broomfield
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Resources

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Before you shop:
If we want to consider the environmental and climate impact of the things we buy, we need to understand the impact of a product from beginning to end. The Life-Cycle of Our Stuff

Sustainable Companies:
EarthHero.com is your one stop shop for all things sustainable! Not only are they a Certified B Corporation, but they also have plastic free packaging and carbon-neutral shipping. And right now, 10% of every purchase will be donated to the International Fund for Animal Welfare to aid in the Australian bushfire wildlife relief.

Certified B Corporations are businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose. B Corps are accelerating a global culture shift to redefine success in business and build a more inclusive and sustainable economy.

Etee is a great option for plastic-free shopping.

4Ocean funds are used for the removal of trash from the ocean, rivers, and coastlines while helping stop the inflow of plastic by changing consumption habits.

Better World Shopper is a public research project dedicated to making social and environmental data available to consumers who wish to utilize their dollars as votes in order to help build a better world.

Where to buy heirloom seeds

Green America is a great resource promoting green businesses and containing lots of sustainability tips.

 


Solar Energy

 

Solar energy In the past decade, solar panel installation costs in the U.S. have dropped by around 70% and in the past year alone they’ve dropped 5%. To help American’s considering installing residential solar power our experts at Bankrate created this guide that breaks down everything they need to know when financing the installation of solar panels including:

  • How much installation costs and how much it can save homeowners
  • How financing solar panels works
  • The tax benefits of solar power installation

For more information visit:
https://www.bankrate.com/loans/home-improvement/solar-financing/

Visit the Solar Energy Hub that covers a variety of information ranging from the basics and history of solar power to more advanced information like how to finance solar panels, solar incentives explained, and a guide to solar panels for your home.


More Green Ideas

Green Cleaning Recipes
In November 2019 the City hosted a great class on green cleaning. Here are the recipes they provided for all different types of household cleaning products.

Here is a list of 13 Toxic Chemicals Lurking in Your Home.