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GREEN RESOURCES
Local Products

Third Party product certifications:
GreenSeal- www.greenseal.org
Scientific Certification Systems- www.scscertified.com
GreenGuard- www.greenguard.org
Green Label- http://www.carpet-rug.org/ (2nd party)

Forest Stewardship Council- http://www.fscus.org/

Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA) software:
ATHENA (http://www.athenasmi.org/about/)
BEES 4.0 (http://www.bfrl.nist.gov/oae/software/bees.htm)
Pharos (http://www.healthybuilding.net; http://www.pharosproject.net/)
Sylvatica (http://www.sylvatica.com/tools.html)
LISA (http://www.lisa.au.com)
GaBi (http://gabi-software.com)

Toilet-mounted graywater solution:
www.gaiam.com

Water conservation resources:
Mass Water Resources Authority (MWRA is a good water conservation resource even if you’re not covered by them)
http://www.mwra.com/comsupport/conservation/ gardeningtips.htm

www.waterwiser.org
www.irrigation.org
EPA’s WaterSense program: www.epa.gov/watersense

Durable roofing options (product examples):
Ecostar- www.ecostarinc.com
Authentic Roof- www.authentic-roof.com
Interlock- www.interlockroofing.com
Naturals- www.naturalsroofing.com

Torrefied lumber (decking) sources:
www.purewood.net
www.cambiawood.com

Plastic decking sources:
www.plasticlumber.com
www.plasticlumberyard.com
http://www.liveroof.net/ http://www.westonsolutions.com/pdf_docs/B-D066-GreenGrid.pdf
www.conservationtechnology.com

Green roof industry association:
www.greenroofs.com

Rainwater harvesting suppliers:

http://www.cleanairgardening.com/33galrainbar.html
www.conservationtechnology.com
http://www.wattsradiant.com/rainwater/?t=professional%20rainwater

Light pollution resources:
Sample zoning ordinance: http://www.ci.neptune-beach.fl.us/2007agenda/4_16_07/2007-XXProposedLightingOrdinance.pdf
Sky & Telescope magazine: http://www.skyandtelescope.com/resources/darksky/3307541.html?showAll=y&c=y

Zipper doors & other site protection products:
www.protectiveproducts.com/zipwall.html

Boston Building Materials Co-op
a non-for-profit consumer co-op that is open to the public. They provide high quality materials at a reasonable cost and work to teach people how to maintain and improve their homes. .
http://www.bbmc.com

A&A Services, Salem, MA
Energy efficient windows and siding and roofing products all backed by Energy Start. We also provide a clog free gutter system.
978-485-3119 
www.a-aservices.com

Green Depot, Stoneham, MA.
This site offers information on green products for the home and landscape, assistance with ‘greening’ a project, information on national building standards and advice from ‘ask the experts’ .
http://greendepot.com/

Germinara Oil Company, Newburyport, MA
Biofuel supplier.

978-463-9059  
www.germinara-oil.com

Adams Imaging Systems, Newburyport, MA Recycled office products and services, toners, inks, supplies and equipment, refurbished copiers, printers, fax.978-462-9206  
www.adamsimagingsystems.com

Green Interiors, Concord, MA
Green Interiors sells healthy, sustainable green building materials.
978-369-8222  
www.greeninteriorshome.com

Recycled Office Products, Peabody, MA
5800 eco-friendly office supplies for home and business offices. Items are either made from recycled material, are reusable and/or recyclable, are biodegradable, or are ozone safe. There are remanufactured ink cartridges and printing services on 100% recycled paper with soy based ink.

978-977-4851  
www.recycledofficeproducts.com


 

 

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