A Website for Information about Green and Sustainable Libraries
On this page you will find a selected list of green library resources.
Sustainability Round Table: Libraries Fostering Resilient Communities (SUSTAINRT)
The mission of the organization is to provide resources for the library community to support sustainability through curriculum development; collections; exhibits; events; advocacy, communication, library buildings and space design. SustainRT is open to all ALA members and will include both individual members and organizational members. http://www.ala.org/sustainrt/home
SRRT Task Force on the Environment (TFOE)
Created in 1989 by the Social Responsibilities Round Table to promote awareness for environmental issues within the American Library Association.
IRRT International Sustainable Library Development Interest Group
Serves as a clearinghouse of sustainable community-based library projects in developing areas of the world. http://www.ala.org/irrt/irrtcommittees/isld/isld
Maria A. Jankowska, General Editor of the Electronic Green Journal
Frederick W Stoss, Associate Librarian, University of Buffalo
Going Green @your library
Discover ideas, practices, tools, and techniques to help green libraries, librarians, and the communities they serve.
The Green Library
A facebook organization webpage run by Gerry McKiernan
Building Green - Leed Certification Information (NRDC)
Green Building and Sustainable Design Resource Library (UC Davis Extension) https://extension.ucdavis.edu/areas-study/environment-and-sustainability/resource-library
Links to Other Green Building Sites (CIWMB)
Sustainable Building Tool Kit (CIWMB)
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
The Solar Estimator (FindSolar.com)
Guide to Going Green at School
Trade in Your Old Cell Phone or Electronic Device (Verizon)http://www.verizonwireless.com/b2c/splash/electronicdevicerecycling.jsp