Here are a bunch of links to other websites that you might find helpful.
Local and Regional…
- The City of Delaware.
- Cooking Matters at OWU, a Health and Human Kinetics program that offers classes and events where participants learn how to eat healthy, cook and grocery shop on a limited budget.
- Delaware County, Ohio.
- The Delaware Gazette and This Week Delaware, our local newspapers.
- The Delaware General Health District and their Keep Delaware County Beautiful program, where you’ll find up-to-date info on recycling.
- The Delaware, Knox, Marion and Morrow Counties (DKMM) Solid Waste District.
- Delaware Soil and Water Conservation District.
- Main Street Delaware is a group of working, playing, living, learning, downtown passionate people doing all they can to perpetuate the heartbeat of this fantastic little hometown. They organize the downtown farmer’s market.
- The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) is an association of cities, villages, townships, counties and regional organizations (including Delaware City and County) serving Central Ohio in the core areas of transportation, sustainability, data & maps, and public policy.
- The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
- Ohio Wesleyan University
- Price Farms Organics (composting)
- Seminary Hill Farm at the Methodist Theological School in Ohio
- Simply Living
- Sims Brothers Recycling
- Stratford Ecological Center
- The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO) serves Franklin County and neighboring areas with solutions for solid waste.
- Sustainability and Environment at OWU.
- “A unique quality of OWU’s sustainability and environmental efforts is the way in which students, faculty, staff (Buildings & Grounds, Food Service, Residential Life) and community members work together on campus and regional projects. These efforts are greatly aided by our Sustainability Task Force (consisting of students, faculty and staff) and courses and majors integrating environmental and sustainability theory into practice. The entire community at OWU makes sustainability at OWU work.” It’s what makes sustainability work everywhere.
- American Waterworks Association is an international, scientific and educational society dedicated to providing total water solutions assuring the effective management of water, our most important resource, and DrinkTap, their consumer info site.
- The Earth Policy Institute (EPI) provides a plan for a sustainable future along with a roadmap of how to get from here to there.
- The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), its Web Archive, and its January 19, 2017 Web Snapshot.
- The Environmental Working Group, whose mission is to empower people to live healthier lives in a healthier environment.
- The US Geological Survey (USGS) provides science about the natural hazards that threaten lives and livelihoods; the water, energy, minerals, and other natural resources we rely on; the health of our ecosystems and environment; and the impacts of climate and land-use change.
- Green America is a membership organization (formerly Co-op America) whose mission is to harness economic power—the strength of consumers, investors, businesses, and the marketplace—to create a socially just and environmentally sustainable society.
- The Last Plastic Straw is a movement to eliminate single use plastic at the source and a project of Plastic Pollution Coalition.
- The National Geographic Green Lifestyle Quiz.
- Plastic Film Recycling is supported by the Flexible Film Recycling Group (FFRG) of the American Chemistry Council. Its goal is to double plastic film recycling to two billion pounds by 2020. To achieve that, they work to increase access to and participation in plastic film recycling for both consumers and businesses.
- Slow Foods USA inspires individuals and communities to change the world through food that is good, clean and fair for all–part of Slow Foods International.
- The Transition Network (Movement) of transition towns moving to a circular economy and reducing our dependence on fossil fuels.
- Trash is for Tossers, Lauren Singer’s zero waste lifestyle blog.
We are not alone.
Last updated September 9, 2023
Let us know if we missed any, or if you have any suggestions for new links or how to better organize it.