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Building Energy Optimization Tool
BEopt (Building Energy Optimization Tool) is a free software application made by the USA National Renewable Energy Labratory designed to evaluate residential building designs and identify cost-optimal whole-house energy savings along the path to zero net energy. BEopt can be used to analyze both new...

Building Materials
Sustainable building/construction materials

Soil Building
Enhancing the quality and health of soil. Soil is much more then dirt. Healthy soil is a dynamic ecosystem teaming with life and rich in nutriments.

Just BioFiber
The Just BioFiber Block building system is based on lego-inspired interlocking hempcrete blocks. The blocks - Are carbon negative to produce, - Absorb greenhouse gasses from the air over their lifespan. - Have a useful lifespan of 100 - 600 years - Are nontoxic and naturally resistant to mold and...

Inhabitat.com overview of alternatives to concrete
Detailing 11 ( concrete) alternative building materials; photos, videos, and explanations including straw, hempcrete, grasscrete and more

A Home Building Revolution - The Harmless Home
A short documentary video featuring the first home in the world built with JustBiofiber blocks. A structure that is carbon negative, fireproof, soundproof, toxin free, earthquake, mold and pest resistant. Located in East Sooke on southern Vancouver Island, near Victoria, BC, this eco home showcases...

Housing & Structures
Efficient and responsible design, construction, and maintenance of buildings.

Biochar
Building soil and squestering carbon with charred wood.

EcoNest
EcoNest provides resources and training for building natural homes using timber frame and clay-straw. EcoNests are designed to be long lasting sustainable and ecological homes incorporating timber-frame, straw-clay walls, earth plasters, and natural non-toxic finishes.

The Non-GMO Project
The Non-GMO Project is a mission-driven nonprofit organization dedicated to building and protecting a non-GMO food supply.

New Society Publishers
New Society Publishers is an activist, solutions-oriented publisher focused on publishing books as tools to help build a new society. Their books focus on tools and insights from leading experts in a range of subjects, including sustainable building, homesteading, climate change, environment, conscientious...

ByFusion Blocker
The ByFusion Blocker is an industrial machine for municipalities and Recycling Facilities that turns any category of plastic waste into a building material.

The NeoHouse Institute
A non-profit organization supporting greenbuilding and ecolifestyle.

How to Meditate: Thich Nhat Hanh Foundation
The Thich Nhat Hanh Foundation works to continue the mindful teachings and practice of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, support our mindfulness practice centers around the world, and engage in Sangha (community) building in order to foster peace and transform suffering in all people, animals, plants, and...

Living Future Institute
The Living Future institute is an international organization based in Seattle USA with a wide range of programs focused on social justice and ecological regeneration — including their Living Building Certification Living Product Certification.

The Earth Charter
The Earth Charter is an ethical framework for building a just, sustainable, and peaceful global society in the 21st century. It seeks to inspire in all people a new sense of global interdependence and shared responsibility for the well-being of the whole human family, the greater community of life, and...

Cortes Forestry General Partnership
The Cortes Forestry General Partnership (CFGP) is an equal partnership between the Klahoose Forestry N0 2 Limited Partnership (KF2LP) and the Cortes Community Forest Cooperative (CCFC) committed to building a resilient and vibrant world-class community-based forestry operation on Cortes Island.

Enough Is Enough by Rob Dietz and Dan O’Neill
Enough Is Enough: Building a Sustainable Economy in a World of Finite Resources' is a book that - summarize the scientific evidence that the pursuit of continuous economic growth is not a good idea and looks at what constitutes desirable levels of population and consumption. - explains how in a steady-state...

Earthship Biotecture
Earthship is a type of house built with natural and recycled materials with energy conservation in mind. It is designed to produce water, electricity and food for its own use. Earthship basic design principles take advantage of the existing natural phenomena of the earth, building with natural and re-purposed...

Wikihouse
The aim of WikiHouse is to put the knowledge & tools to build beautiful, zero-carbon buildings into the hands of every citizen, community and business. WikiHouse is a manufactured building system for houses and small buildings. It uses structural timber (usually plywood) sheets which are cut to 0.1mm...

Aquarian Systems
The principle of Aquarian Systems, Ed Hoeppner, has over 25 years of experience designing and building houses and over twenty years of experience in researching and developing innovative water management systems. He has worked closely with community organizations, homeowners, regulators, architects,...

DYNDY
DYNDY is an effort at building a Pattern Language for Alternative and Complementary Money Systems to inform and empower grassroots communities with concepts and tools to overcome scarcity, instruments and reflections for the Exodus from proprietary money.

Permaculture Design Magazine
(Formerly the Permaculture Activist) "Permaculture Design is an independent quarterly serving the permaculture movement in North America. We publish articles dealing with the spectrum of permaculture thought and action—from gardening to ecovillages, renewable energy, natural building, ethics, and...

Mother Earth News
Among the most popular and longest-running sustainable-lifestyle magazines in the USA, Mother Earth News provides editorial coverage of organic foods, country living, green transportation, renewable energy, natural health, and green building.

Democracy Earth Foundation
Foundation building blockchain-based distributed governance and collective decision making software.

Occidental Arts and Ecology Center
"OAEC's [and the OAEC Water Institute's] work focuses on cultivating ecological literacy and building the capacity of civic and social movement leaders and organizations to guide their communities toward an ecologically regenerative, economically viable, and socially just future. We see that the most...

NuWaters Co-op
Located in the historic Eldorado Ballroom building (downstairs-parking in the rear) on the corner of Elgin and Dowling in 3rd Ward. This co-op eliminates the food desert designation for this community. It is member owned and operated retail food co-op. It is open Tue-Sun, 9am to 5pm, unless there is...

Communitecture
Communitecture is a full service architecture firm for commercial and residential projects based out of Portland, Oregon. Focusing on beautiful and sustainable places that bring people together in community and push the ecological design envelope.

Clearwater Commons
The Clearwater Commons is an intentional, ecologically-responsible residential community. The physical design of the community represents the underlying values of community and low-impact development. Pedestrian walkways, community gardens, benches, shared tool sheds and play spaces reflect the desire...

Port Townsend EcoVillage
Port Townsend EcoVillage is a community of people living in harmony with each other and the earth.

Regeneration Canada
A Montreal-based NGO focused on soil ecosystem regeneration to address climate change, biodiversity loss, and other effects of degraded ecosystems.

Hugelkultur gardening/rotting wood garden beds
An in-depth look at the hugelkultur method; instructions, benefits, photos, videos.

EarthEasy Guide to Composting
An easy-to-follow practical guide for learning how to compost, including free-standing piles and container type methods

Organic Gardener's Pantry
Victoria, BC business providing Canada with organic fertilizers for soil and plants - including microbial inoculants and biostimulants - for the promotion of healthy, sustainable ecosystems.



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