Sustainable Marketplace

A resource center for goods and services that support sustainable development goals. By patronizing these businesses, you help promote sustainability with the power of the purse. This includes manufacturers and installers of solar, wind, water and biomass energy systems; local agriculture and ecotourism; construction and retrofitting contractors, architects, interior and landscape designers, and much more.

Any business that supports and encourages sustainable development can qualify to be on this list. Please contact us if your business supports these goals and wishes to be included.


General Connections

FatEarth – connects businesses to sustainability-oriented products and services.

Real Goods – “Products for an Ecologically Sustainable Future” – power production, distribution and storage, appliances, heating, cooling and lighting, more.

Environmental Compliance Services, Inc. – Agawam, MA-based environmental consulting firm. Offers services relating to: cost recovery, emergency response, environmental laboratory, industrial/environmental compliance, lead and asbestos/indoor air quality, property assessment, remediation system design and installation (Soil and Groundwater). subsurface investigation/drilling, training/industrial hygiene, underground storage tank compliance, wetlands/ecology.

Sustainable Step New England – provides training and workshop facilitation on sustainability topics in business, society and personal life.



 Local Farms

 Miscellaneous Agriculture


Alternative Energy

Renewable Energy Businesses in Massachusetts from Source Guides – a comprehensive guide to more than 500 online marketplaces and global exchanges worldwide.

American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy — papers for purchase on energy policy, guidelines for ‘green’ building, appliances, transportation


Solar Heating / Hot Water

Wind Power

Biomass and Biofuel


Landfill Gas

Energy Providers

Alternative Energy Vehicles

Use Reduction

Efficient Appliances

Selling Power to the Grid

Miscellaneous Alternative Energy


Consumer Products

Power Systems

Efficient Appliances

Miscellaneous Consumer Products


Design and Construction

Sustainable Sources – Green Building Professionals Directory, Green Real Estate (buy or sell your sustainably built house), bookstore, sourcebook, web services.

ENERGY STAR Homes – a program in several New England states to promote energy-efficient practices in new homes. Services include experts who will assess and rate your home construction project, make recommendations for efficiency improvements and financing.

Comfort Home Corporation – the Comfort Home Program offers energy-efficiency services through utility sponsorship to builders and home buyers of single family and multifamily housing.


Landscape Architects

Landscape Contractors

Interior Designers

Greenhouses and Solariums

Sustainable Builders

Site Consultants

Building Materials

Construction Waste Recycling

Environmental Laws

Building Codes

The Permitting Process

Miscellaneous Design and Construction


Pollution Control

Local Organizations

Miscellaneous Pollution Control


Sustainable Tourism

Travel Agencies

Miscellaneous Sustainable Tourism


Water Supply

Local Organizations

Miscellaneous Water Supply


Waste Disposal and Recycling

Local Organizations

Miscellaneous Waste Disposal and Recycling



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