In celebration of the day commemorated to remind us all to preserve our planet, we rounded up some eco tips for members of the digerati who wants to live a more sustainable lifestyle.
Isn't there an app for that?
Yes, there is an app to help people adopt and enhance green living, and most of them are free! Here are a few of our favorites:
Piqqo Projects is an online service showcasing carbon reduction projects.
The location-based app 3rdWhale Mobile connects people to local green businesses in their area.
The GoodGuide helps shoppers select safe and healthy green products.
Top green tweeters
A plethora of environmentally conscious individuals and organizations leverage Twitter to spread their eco insights:
@CrunchyGoddess: This mother of two blogs about parenting, health, green living, activism and social change.
@AlGore: The former Vice President of the United States brought "An Inconvenient Truth" to the forefront, and continues to educate the public about global warming.
@BrightGreen:Attempting to find a new wealth and meaning in simplicity, this entrepreneur blogs about the sweeter and greener things in life.
Simple green living tips
With the technology of today being obsolete, many consumers dispose of their computers and electronics, only to purchase the newest model a year later. The Environmental Protection Agency has a wide-ranged list of places where gadgets and PCs can be donated or recycled.
Blog and read about it
Need to know more information? Then check out these top green sites:
Clean Techies: Just because you like your gadgets doesn't mean you can't keep the environment safe.
Treehugger: Readers of this website accept that term with pride.
Shft: The online magazine addresses environmental issues.
Learn about green automobiles
Don't just talk about being green, drive green! To learn about what cars will lessen your carbon footprint, head over to Top Green Cars.
Some airlines like Virgin Atlantic will help you offset your carbon footprint by calculating how much waste your trip is causing and letting you donate to environmental causes to offset the pollution.