• U.S. Green Building Council

    A non-profit community of leaders working to make green buildings available to everyone within a generation.



  • Forest Stewardship Council

    A non-profit organization devoted to encouraging the responsible management of the world's forests.



  • The Surfrider Foundation

    A non-profit grassroots organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of our world’s oceans, waves and beaches.



  • Heal The Bay

    A nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to making Southern California coastal waters and watersheds, including Santa Monica Bay, safe, healthy, and clean.



  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

    Environmental public record resource including air, water, soil, and industrial studies. Also includes section on environmental law and regulations.



  • Santa Monica Green Building Program

    The City of Santa Monica has a commitment to protecting the environment, improving quality of life, and promoting sustainability. In order to fulfill this commitment, the City has adopted a set of requirements and recommendations to encourage the development of "green" buildings without forcing excessive costs or other burdens upon developers, building owners or occupants.



  • Global Green USA

    The United States affiliate of Green Cross International fosters a global value shift toward a sustainable and secure world.



  • The American Institute of Architects

    Based in Washington, D.C., the AIA has been the leading professional membership association for licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners since 1857.


    www.aialosangeles.org Los Angeles Chapter


  • AltBuild Expo

    Expo featuring over 150 carefully selected exhibitors who represent the best of Green Building & Design Materials, Engergy Efficiency, Alternative Energy, Water Conservation Products, Environmental Plumbing, Sustainable Landscape, Waste Management, State Agencies, Utilities, Non Profits and Municipalities.



  • Architecture 2030

    A non-profit, non-partisan and independent organization, was established in response to the global-warming crisis by architect Edward Mazria in 2002. 2030’s mission is to rapidly transform the US and global Building Sector from the major contributor of greenhouse gas emissions to a central part of the solution to the global-warming crisis.




    ENERGY STAR is a government-backed program helping businesses and individuals protect the environment through superior energy efficiency.

    Energy Star


  • Living Homes

    Produces a line of homes featuring modern design and green materials. Shows sample interiors and exteriors.



  • Building Green

    Publishers of Environmental Building News and of other information resources for practictioners of sustainable design.



  • Living Green

    We pride ourselves in offering healthier green alternatives to home owners and professionals making more conscious choices about products used at home and work. In addition to our online store, we have three retail locations—Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and most recently, Montecito, California.



  • The John Lautner Foundation

    Holds the archives of this creative American architect (1911-94). Provides a biography with plans, photographs and bibliography of his works.



  • The Committee on the Environment (COTE)

    Works to advance, disseminate, and advocate—to the profession, the building industry, the academy, and the public—design practices that integrate built and natural systems and enhance both the design quality and environmental performance of the built environment.



  • Rocky Mountain Institute

    RMI fosters the efficient and restorative use of resources so companies, governments and organizations are more efficient, make more money, and do less harm to the environment.




    Live Beyond The Surface.



  • Friends of Animals

Interview with Friends of Animals about Sustainability and Helping Animals.


Thinking about adopting? After interviewing over 200 rescues and shelters, HomeoAnimal has put together a comprehensive adoption guide to help you get off the fence and back home with a new best buddy.  



  • Marine Animal Rescue

    Peter Wallerstein, director of Marine Animal Rescue in Los Angeles County, has always forged his own path. For well over twenty years, Peter has been the first responder; the hands-on caretaker of ailing marine animals all over the globe.


Spreading awareness of asbestos-related disease and providing information as well as support is vitally important for those currently fighting the disease and for preventing it in the future. The Mesothelioma Center aims to provide these services with the hope that their support can be used as a life-saving resource. 


An online informational resource covering topics and issues in the asbestos and mesothelioma space. The MAA Center's goal is to end the use of asbestos in order to prevent future exposure to the harmful carcinogen.  


           Working towards reducing our carbon footprint and providing portable energy resources necessary during an emergency. Check out the infographic below for more               information on how to reduce costs and energy usage around the home.



  • Consumer Safety

Offering health and safety information for children, families, patients, and seniors, as well as consumer related news stories.