Consumer Products – Miscellaneous –

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.

Plug Power — Fuel cells for home electricity generation. Based in NY.

ClearSolar — many solar-powered products for the home user.

Responsible Shopper — searchable database rates companies on a range of issues, helping consumers support socially responsible and sustainable business.

Shenzhen Shyo Electronics Co., Ltd. — Chinese company producing photovoltaic modules and a variety of solar-powered consumer goods.

 

 










Design and Construction – Architects –

Architects –this listing is by no means comprehensive–to be included, please send us your information.

Listing of International Sustainable Architects – listing compiled by Wallace Research Group, a provider of information and research services for architects. See also Wallace Research Group’s listing of sustainable designers and consultants.

Amacher and Associates – Commercial and Residential Architecture, Home Design, Interior Design, Sustainable Development, Green Building
Cambridge, MA
617-354-8707

Kraus Fitch Architects, Inc. – Environmentally Inspired Design
110 Pulpit Hill Road
Amherst MA 01002
Telephone: 413-549-5799

William McDonough, FAIA – renowned designer, recipient of the Presidential Award for Sustainable Development, the nation’s highest environmental honor.
410 East Water Street
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
Telephone: 434 979 1111

Loken Builders – Energy & Resource Efficient Construction & Consulting – Montana-based firm specializing in personalized remodeling and new construction.

 

 

 









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.

 

Agriculture

 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

Photovoltaics

Solar Heating / Hot Water

Wind Power

Biomass and Biofuel

Hydropower

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.

Architects

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

 

 

Design and Construction – Landscape Architects –

Sustainable Urban Landscape Information Series – providing sustainable landscape information to the public and to the horticulture/landscape industry.

Ecological Engineering Group – water-reuse systems, water and energy conservation, septic system alternatives, landscape design

Landscaping for Energy Efficiency – U.S. Department of Energy fact sheet detailing ways to save energy through landscaping.

LessLawn.com – Landscaping for gardeners and nature lovers – articles and resources for alternatives to grass lawns.

 

 

     
     
     

Sustainable Tourism – Travel Agencies –

Backroads – bicycling, walking, and multisport tours worldwide.

EarthFoot – lists small-scale, low-impact, locally produced ecotours.

Planeta.com – a clearinghouse for practical ecotourism around the globe. Home of the Financing Sustainable Tourism Conference.

worldsurface.com – sustainable tourism for backpackers and independent travelers. Live diaries, travel guides, flight and accommodations reservation.

 

 

     
     
     

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.

 

     
     
     

Sustainable Tourism – Miscellaneous –

Biological Diversity and Tourism International Guidelines for Sustainable Tourism – guidelines from the Workshop on Biological Diversity and Tourism.

Leave No Trace – guidelines for sustainable outdoor recreation, training courses, teaching resources, programs, research.

National Geographic Sustainable Tourism Resource Center – information and links for travel professionals, travelers, and residents, aimed towards promoting environmentally and culturally friendly tourism.

responsibletravel.com – “Holidays that give the world a break” – articles and links to help travelers find environmentally-friendly holidays and accommodations. Volunteering information.

Sustainable Tourism – World Travel & Tourism Council Strategy & Development page.