Green Team

Reduce Your Impact
Reduce Your Impact

Your Carbon Footprint #1

Efficiency Maine offers this calculator of your household’s energy use, and practical ideas on how to reduce it.

Your Carbon Footprint #2

Calculate your entire lifestyle’s impact on climate change with this carbon footprint calculator and compare yourself to other Americans and the rest of the world.

Curbside Composting with Garbage To Garden

Learn how you can recycle your food scraps on garbage day.

Go Maine

Tips on how to save on gasoline and stay warm during the winter!

Compact Florescent Lights

On this page you can find out more about the benefits of CFLs as well as how to recycle them

Natural Resources Council of Maine

Stay up-to-date on ways you can take action to help keep Maine green.

Ocean Conservancy

Learn more about their efforts to empower people through research, education, and science-based advocacy and to speak and act on behalf of healthy and diverse ocean ecosystems.

Maine Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council

Learn more about leaders in the building industry working to promote buildings that are envrironmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live and work


Explore using public transportation to get around greater Portland.

Green Burials

Find out more about reducing your impact permanently and forever! There are now two green cemetaries in Maine.


Helping you get a green lawn while reducing the use of pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers.

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W.H. Demmons, Inc.

WH Demmons

Engineering, HVAC Systems, Energy Controls, Roofing Systems. Sustainability through innovation.

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Find a CSA near you, from the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association.


Land Trusts

Find a land trust near you and learn more from the Maine Land Trust Network.


Farmers Markets

See a complete list of farmers’ markets near you from the Maine Federation of Farmers Markets.


Reduce Your Impact

New to going green? Find lots of resources to get you started down a path of enviro-friendly living.


Green Living

Sustainable ideas for your home, your kids, your friends – even your pets.



Stay up-to-date on the latest in green policy, environmental education, and ideas.