Links

Reduce

Learn how to consume and throw away less.

  • Adbusters fronts an effort to reduce resource consumption by promoting events such as “Buy Nothing Day” the day after Thanksgiving.
  • Air Quality Health Advisory sign up. An Air Quality Health Advisory will be issued if/when ozone levels reach unhealthy for sensitive groups level.
  • Energystar (EPA) helps you reduce your energy consumption with EnergyStar appliances and home improvement ideas.
  • Greener Cars is a source for seeing the resource consumption of specific cars.
  • Home Energy Saver helps you reduce your energy consumption with economic energy solutions.
  • Oklahoma Star Incentive Program (DEQ) informs you how to reduce or eliminate the creation of pollutants and waste at the source.
  • Use Less Stuff (DEQ) is heading up a campaign to reduce the resource consumption of citizens across the state.

Reuse

Learn how to reuse items which keeps them out of the waste stream and doesn’t require reprocessing like recycling does.

Recycle

Learn about recycling which turns materials that would otherwise become waste into valuable resources.

Various recycling programs in Oklahoma:

Oklahoma Department of Central Services State Materials Recycling Program
Keep Oklahoma Beautiful
Green Oklahoma – A news and resource site for all things green in Oklahoma.

Number of beverage cans and bottles that have been landfilled, littered and incinerated in the U.S. so far this year according to the Container Recycling Institute (CRI):

*If you know of a program or site that you feel should be added send us a note with the web address and why.

Updated 1/2/12