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see separate article: US sustainable community events

News and comment[edit]

see separate article: US news


Apps for sustainability[edit]

Apps for sustainability, USA part 1 (2011, not yet updated)

Biodiversity: Mobile Budburst, Citizen Science for Plant Phenology in the USA

Urban sustainability: Walk Score, a Walk Score for any address

Citizens data initiative[edit], home of the U.S. Government’s open data

Data & Society, NYC-based think/do tank focused on social, cultural, and ethical issues arising from data-centric technological development.

Infographic: How Green is Your State?,

Pinterest: EarthShare: Environmental Data


Social inclusion: US Poverty trends, MapStory


EarthShare, national federation that supports American environmental and conservation charities. Its stated mission is to engage individuals and organizations in creating a healthy and sustainable environment, by promoting environmental awareness and raising funds primarily through employee workplace giving. W

The Next System Project

Personal options[edit]

Energy saving: Project Laundry List, (Wikipedia) is a New Hampshire group that encourages the outdoor drying of clothes, "making air-drying laundry and cold-water washing acceptable and desirable as simple and effective ways to save energy," as quoted from their mission statement. It supports what is sometimes called the "right to dry". It provides information to those who working to change laws that prevent neighborhoods, private housing developments and apartment complexes from outlawing clothes lines because of aesthetic reasons, under the stated principle "All citizens nation-wide should have the legal right to hang out their laundry."



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Sierra Club, environmental organization in the United States, founded in 1892, in San Francisco; article includes section on Criticism and Controversy