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Tools to Promote Sustainability

Want to learn more about sustainability and/or how to live a more sustainable life? Here are just a few resources (feel free to join us at the next meeting of the Springfield Township Environmental Advisory Commission if you have additional resources that you would like to share with the community).

Buy Local

https://www.valleyforge.org/ 
http://www.lancasterfarmfresh.com/

The Consumers Handbook for Reducing Solid Waste

http://www.epa.gov/osw/wycd/catbook/index.htm

Light bulbs

https://www.energystar.gov/products/lighting_fans/light_bulbs

Bottled water

http://www.epa.gov/OGWDW/faq/pdfs/fs_healthseries_bottledwater.pdf
http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/conserve/materials/plastics.htm#facts
http://www.aquaamerica.com/WaterQualityReports/2007/PA1460073.pdf

Energy Vampires

http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2008/10/27/qotw-what-are-your-energy-vampires/

Water Saving Fixtures

http://www.epa.gov/watersense/water/simple.htm

Programmable Thermostat

http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=thermostats.pr_thermostats
http://apps1.eere.energy.gov/consumer/your_home/space_heating_cooling/index.cfm/mytopic=12720

Rain Barrel

http://www.phillywatersheds.org/rainbarrel/

Composting

Composting Information and Resources

Reusable Shopping Bags

http://www.reusablebags.com/

Junk Mail

http://www.reduce.org/

Purdue University Global Resource Guide

     https://www.purdueglobal.edu/blog/student-life/45-sustainability-resources/

What and How to Recycle

https://www.bottlestore.com/whatandhowtorecycle

This list is not an all inclusion listing of available options in the community. Exclusion from this list is unintentional and not meant to favor certain businesses and/or products. If you have a business to add, please reach out to the Township. 

 

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