The Happy Planet Index
a "global measure of sustainable well-being" data on 151 countries with an index to rank countries on the happy and sustainable lives for people who live in them. Find out more.
What is a Sustainable Community?
A sustainable community is one that is economically, environmentally, and socially healthy and resilient. It takes a long-term perspective – one that’s focused on both the present and future, well beyond the next budget or election cycle. Read More.
Westport's Green Task Force
The mission of the Green Task Force is to advise the First Selectman and town commissions and departments on determining and setting environmental policy and decisions for the purpose of transforming Westport into a sustainable green community. Read more.
Apps to check out
Locavore - Pinpoint nearby farmers market & farms that sell the products you love and discover seasonal recipes
Smart Food Organic Diet Buddy- Essential guide to fruit and vegetables to know which one should buy organic and which are safe to buy non-organic.
Buycott - "...helps you to organize your everyday consumer spending so that it reflects your principles."
Love Food Hate Waste - helps control food consumption through a cookbook that offers dishes that you can cook with the food you have in the refrigerator.
JouleBug -offers tips to make your day by day more sustainable through videos and consumption and savings statistics.
HowGood - offers a catalog with over 100,000 food products analyzed through indicators like ingredient supply, community impact, food processing, etc.
Seafood Watch - Up-to-date recommendations for ocean friendly seafood and sushi.