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FAQ: Going Green

Going Green - Sustainability Center

This program examines the ways consumers can make small changes in their lives that can have a big impact on the environment. In your home, in the back yard and while out shopping, you can make your own world a little more green, and save money in the process!

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Websites for organizations and companies featured or mentioned in FAQ: Going Green

The views expressed in the links provided on this page are those of the organizations and do not necessarily reflect the views of KQED, its Board of Directors or underwriters.

EcoMom Alliance
Explore 10 First Steps For A Sustainable Future & Join the EcoMom Challenge at:

Kimberly Rider
Author, lecturer and interior designer, specializing in eco-friendly design.

Pacific Energy Center

Sustainable Fairfax
A community-oriented, non-profit educational organization offering information and resources about sustainable living.

To find out more about living an eco-friendly life, visit the links below:

Calculate your carbon footprint and identify ways to save energy in your home here:

Find a recycling center near you and learn more about local environmental programs and topics here:

Zero Waste California
The California Integrated Waste Management Board information and resource site

Eco-Cycle has a section on tips and recipes for non-toxic household cleaners here:
Learn more about composting on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency site:

Get free, daily, easy tips for living a greener life:

Do you know how to safely dispose of fluorescent lamps & tubes? Learn more here: has information about where to recycle electronic waste in California.

Search for used oil recycling centers in California here:

The Low Impact Living's Green blog has several green projects including a guide to building your own rain garden & intercepting water runoff:

Interested in building an herb spiral? Here's a detailed how-to guide:

The Ecology Center
Environmental services and resources for sustainable living based in Berkeley.
Includes useful directory of products, services and organizations here:

The Bay Area Recycling Outreach Coalition has a Stop Junk Mail kit available here:

Find information about alternative transportation options in the Bay Area, including public transit, rideshare programs and biking resources at

Other organizations and resources for green building, community livability and environmental activism:

Bay Localize
Oakland-based non-profit activist group working towards an economic localization strategy and projects in the San Francisco Bay Area

Build It Green
Offers training for professionals and product directory, an agency of the Alameda County Waste Management Authority and the Alameda County Source Reduction and Recycling Board, also includes green building resources and information for home remodeling and new home construction on their site.

Environmental Working Group
Consumer resources and practical information about public health and the environment

The Regenerative Design Institute
A non-profit educational organization offering courses on permaculture and other training workshops.

The U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Energy Technologies program

Pesticide Action Network North America
Offers information on how to deal with specific pests and pesticides in your home, garden, and community at

View a list of all FAQ programs

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Each October, KQED hosts a Celebration of Disability Culture, airing special programs that explore the complex web of experiences and issues faced by people with disabilities.

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California Election Watch 2014: The Voter Guide

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