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Environmentally Friendly Products and Resources


No matter how much information on environmental matters we put up on this site for our visitors, we can only ever scratch the surface. So, on this page, we’ll gather as many worthwhile environmentally friendly products and resources as we can, from Australia and around the world, to help you “Save water, save energy, save money, and save the environment.”

If you know of any sites with environmentally friendly products, resources, information or services that belong here, particularly from Australia, please let us know.

AgLinks – The Australian Agricultural Directory
Over 840 links in nearly 100 categories- Products, Services, Information and more.

Alternate Energy Sources – How To Minimise Climate Change
The effects of global warming are with us now. Learn all about how you can make a difference. Alternative energy sources are only a part of that. A site that is not just about surviving – but about thriving in adversity.

Alternative Fuels and Energy
Sustainable, sensible, safe, and environmentally-friendly alternative fuel and energy options.

Australian Solar Council.
AuSES promotes scientific, social & economic development through the environmentally sound utilisation of solar energy. Formerly AuSES.

Australian Alternative Technology Association.
With more than 3000 members, the ATA is Australia’s leading environmental organisation promoting sustainable technology and representing community issues. Their Renewmagazine is a must-read.Ecolife:

Biome Living- Earth-Friendly Products Online. Biome is an Australian online shop specialising in earth-friendly, organic and recycled homewares, body care, cleaning and gifts.

Building Designer’s Association of Australia. BDA members can produce the design for your residential, commercial or industrial project, with sustainability in mind.

Business Council for Sustainable Energy. Meeting Australia’s energy needs, creating jobs and cutting greenhouse emissions.

ClimateXchange ClimateXchange provides a local Events Calendar and Green Directory and extensive forums on climate change and sustainability solutions for Canberra and region.

Carbon Footprint Calculator. Visit the Internet’s best Carbon Footprint Calculator.

Discover Solar Energy
a helpful portal to relevant renewable energy websites of individuals, governments and organizations. The links are cross-referenced to help homeowners, engineers, hobbyists, teachers and students find quick answers to issues relating to alternative energy.

Eco Directory. Australia’s guide to sustainable living.

Eco Investor Magazine.
Brings together Australia’s top Investment and Environmental professionals, “Helping Commercialise Australia’s Leading Environmental Ideas.”

ecolife: The Australian Guide to Healthy Living.
Information for Australians ranging from personal health & wellbeing to environmental issues with articles, news, events and a business directory.

EcoShop Environmental Portal and Online Shop.
Sells a fascinating range of environmentally friendly products, as well as providing useful information and links.

Elite Sites Web Directory
Environment listings from the Elite Sites Web Directory

EnviroTalk Discussion Forum.
A not-for-profit Australian environment discussion forum worth checking out.

Eco Voice.
The environment newspaper of Australia and New Zealand has gone online! Eco views and news online, any time, absolutely free! Read the current issue on EV Online, download any page from any past issue, or browse the EV Eco Guide for eco products, services and contacts.

Energy Efficient Lightglobes. Get Tips on the best bright ideas in lighting.

Green Fleet.
A unique program to reduce your car’s impact on the environment. For an annual fee of $40 (tax-deductible), Greenfleet will plant and maintain 17 native trees each year on your behalf, to absorb the greenhouse gases that the average car produces.

Green People– Environmentally Friendly Products
The world’s largest Directory of environmentally friendly products.

Greenpeace Australia- Environmentally Friendly, Green Links
Links to Green Commumity. Green Products, Green Living Spaces, Green Education, Green Transport and Green Business.

Green Power from Renewable Energy Sources.
Around 75,000 customers across Australia have chosen Green Power, produced by Accredited electricity suppliers. Learn why you should!

Green Shopping Guide.
Green shoppers do not simply walk into a store and pick up the first item they seen, instead they do their research and make sure that what they buy fits in with their desire to live a green life, even if it means spending a little more or going out their way to shop at a store that specializes in green products.

Rainwater Harvesting
Specialising in water catchment, storage, vector control, leaf and debris removal systems. Over a period of years a wide variety of products have been invented and perfected as part of a complete water catchment and storage system. Suppliers to Enviro Friendly.

Renewable Energy
Australia’s Rainbow Power Company designs, manufactures, sells and installs renewable energy equipment based on solar, wind and hydro energy sources.

SmartFLO Environmentally Friendly Leafless Guttering.
Would you like to use guttering that never needs cleaning; lasts longer; supplies clean water to your water tank, and helps fire-proof your home? SmartFLO (formerly EnviroFLO Guttering Systems) is the answer! Proudly developed and manufactured in Australia.

Somerville Ecovillage Perth
A community driven, not-for-profit project in the Perth Hills only 45 minutes from Perth. The land was purchased in 2002 and rezoning is expected to be achieved in 2006. There are still opportunities for new residents and businesses to become involved.

Strine Environments- Environmentally Sustainable Home Design
Their knowledge, construction experience, environmental expertise and unique design skills combine to provide the best in environmentally sustainable passive solar homes.

Sustainable Gardening Australia
GREAT gardening advice FREE. Gardening fact sheets. Monthly e-mag. Find out about SGA- a not for profit organisation helping Austalian gardeners to work with the environment by reducing pesticide use, conserving water, avoiding environmental weeds and using environmentally friendly products.

Tanks Not Dams
A new website dedicated to using water tanks to help solve our water problems.

Technology for Energy and Water Efficient Houses
Tom Worthington’s excellent site, specifically referring to Canberra, ACT.

Urban Ecology Australia
An organisation committed to the transformation of human settlements into EcoCities – vibrant, equitable, ecologically sustaining and economically viable communities. Well worth a visit!

Wangat Lodge on Wangat Nature Reserve
Wangat Lodge is a tranquil bush retreat offering down-to-earth accommodation for family holidays, group activities, school camps, training courses, and conferences. Eco-Tourism at its best, located 20km north of Dungog, NSW, in the foothills of the Barrington Tops.

Waterless Urinals- Australia & New Zealand
South Pacific Waterless Urinals slash water use, reduce smells and bacteria levels.


Air Conditioning and Water Solutions
Whether you need pure, crystal-clear water, or refreshingly clean air, both now lie at your fingertips!
The web’s largest Agricultuer and Outdoor World Directory.

Alternative Energy Store.
Free educational information on renewable energy systems for your home and great prices on solar panels and wind turbines for your home.

Arizona Solar Centre US.
A great source for solar energy information. Explore various technologies, including photovoltaics, solar cooking, solar water heating, solar architecture, wind power, and hands-on activities for the classroom.

ARCON Solvarme Solar Heating Systems Denmark.
For 30 years, ARCON Solvarme has been one of the pioneers in production and sale of solar heating systems in Denmark. Today they sell solar heating systems in Denmark and Europe.

Bison Tanks for Water Storage. Bison Tank’s focus and commitment is on the water storage needs of home owners and residential contractors.

CirKits Links to Alternative Energy Web Sites. US.
A valuable collection of links to Manufacturers and Dealers of renewable energy products.

Clivus Multrum Composting Toilets.
Provide public and residential composting toilet systems that are odor free, environmentally beneficial and are suitable for any site or climate.

Complete Guide to Recycling & Donating Used Clothing.
Why is it important to Recycle?. What to do with your unwanted clothes? Can you turn your old clothes into cash?

E- The Environmental Magazine.
Every issue of E brings you empowering information on all the key and emerging environmental issues.

Earthtoys. US.
Your alternative energy industry resource, including the excellent Earthtoys Alternative Energy Emagazine.

Looking for organic food, cheap clean energy, a sustainable house, organic cotton,
a vegetarian date, an organic farm, a sustainable community or eco products? This is a Directory that will help you find them.

ELA Water Directory.
Hundreds of useful links to water sites.

Energy Source Guides
The Source for Renewable Energy! A comprehensive online buyer’s guide and business directory to more than 10,000 renewable energy businesses and organizations worldwide.

EV Solar Products US.
EV Solar Products specializes in the design and installation of fully integrated solar electric, solar hot water, wind, water pumping and emergency back-up systems for residential and business applications.

Go Solar Company US.
Solar electric information, solar pool heating, solar water heating, solar repair and projects…

GreenPeople.Org The World’s largest, directory of eco-friendly and holistic health products.

Carl Lindstrom of explains what greywater is, how to treat it, and how to use it.

Grey Water Central
All about greywater systems: Why to use them, how to choose, build and use them, regulations, studies, and examples.

The website of the international rainwater harvesting community. Loads of information, articles and rainwater harvesting resources.

Heavens Solar Technology UK.
Solar lights, solar hot water, solar panels, free energy!

Home Home Power Magazine is the Hands-on Journal of Home-Made Power. US.
Home Power magazine is the Hands-on Journal of Home-Made Power. If you are interested in: making your own electricity from renewable energy, alternative vehicles, or finding out the latest in related technologies and life-styles, then this publication can keep you up to date.
Jess Stryker’s mother lode of free irrigation information.

Nigel’s Eco Store
The UK’s best range of environmentally friendly products for sustainable eco living.

Phillips Bespoke Joinery
Phillips Bespoke Joinery produces a wide range of environmentally-friendly timber doors and windows (and other joinery), custom manufactured to your exact specifications.

Poly Water Tanks- US.
Lowest prices! Fast shipping! Order online now…

Potable Water Storage Tanks and Containment Systems
Modutank specializes in liquid / chemical, secondary containment, and potable water storage tanks.

Purity Planet
A homeowners’ guide to cleaner air & water featuring shopping links & product information.

Rainwater Harvesting
Resources for design and construction of rainwater harvesting systems.

Shop Tiny Houses
Shop Tiny Houses is dedicated to providing the largest selection of Tiny Home products at the best possible prices, incl. RV & Off-Grid supplies.

Solar and Renewable Energy
The Solar Guide gives consumers practical information about buying solar and renewable energy systems.

Solar Build It
Plans, tools, and information to help you build solar energy projects that save money and reduce pollution.

Solarcraft Clean Energy Alternatives US.
SolarCraft Services Inc. is dedicated to providing quality design, sales, installation, service and repair of renewable energy systems to residential and commercials customers.

Solar Energy And Its Uses
Solar energy is renewable, doesn’t cause pollution and is free to consume. Solar energy has many uses such as landscape lighting, home lighting, battery chargers, water pumps, radios, RV solar systems and many other applications.

Solar Energy and Solar Power Information.
Useful solar information from

Solar Illuminations- Solar Lighting
Online store offering the widest selection of solar lighting in the US. They supply worldwide, and also have a dedicated Solar Illuminations UK site.

Solar Pool Heaters
The comprehensive Pool Heater web directory which features solar pool heating companies, products, services, and information.

SolarSense Solar Energy Systems UK.
One of the UK’s only specialists in both Solar Heating and Solar Electrics (PV) and combined installations.

Sun Electronics International
Energy Saving Appliances: Refrigerators, Air Conditioners, Indoor-Outdoor Lighting, and Solar Water Heaters.

Sustainable Middle Class
A fascinating and unique site that explores the “Three E’s” of sustainability: economic vitality, environmental quality, and social equity.

The Energy Supermarket Online
An excellent US on-line resource for quality energy efficient products.

The Green Builders Catalog.
Positive energy conservation products providing the latest in Green Building technology.

The Solar Industry’s Water Heater Bible – “Solar Hot Water Systems: Lessons Learned 1977 to Today” Solar Hot Water and Pool Heating Design / High Performance Low Maintenance Systems / Reality Checks Using Current Technology…a definitive how-to book for installing and maintaining high-performance and low-maintenance solar hot water systems — written by one of the leaders in solar contracting today. More info at

The Tank Depot- US
Water Tanks, Plastic Storage Tanks, Poly Water Tanks, Septic Cisterns, Underground Septic Systems, Underground Tanks.

UK Green Building Store
Specialising in environmentally sensitive building products which promote energy efficient, sustainable and healthy buildings.

Water Filter Resources Site
Water filters and resources to help you locate the products you need.

Water Tanks- USA
America’s leading supplier of Water Tanks, Septic Systems, Plastic Water Storage Tank Systems, Pressure Tanks and Underground Cisterns

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Web Marketing Resources
Web Marketing Ezine helps YOU grow your business, using internet, email and search engine marketing.

Wallis & Matilda
Beautiful musical versions of Banjo Paterson’s best-loved Australian bush ballads and poems.

Double Glazing Australia DGA is an educational & informational site for those interested in double glazing. It includes a copy of an Australian Government Report on the effect higher Energy Ratings have on the sale value of homes.