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*[http://otho.cms.shu.ac.uk/pmwiki/pmwiki.php Technology and Social Action Wiki] was established to foster dialogue and collaboration between activists in social movements, voluntary and community organisations and technology designers. *[http://otho.cms.shu.ac.uk/pmwiki/pmwiki.php Technology and Social Action Wiki] was established to foster dialogue and collaboration between activists in social movements, voluntary and community organisations and technology designers.
*[http://www.howtopedia.org/en/Main_Page Howtopedia] is a collaborative platform for practical knowledge and simple technologies that are easily explainable and usable by individuals or small communities for a sustainable and ecological future. *[http://www.howtopedia.org/en/Main_Page Howtopedia] is a collaborative platform for practical knowledge and simple technologies that are easily explainable and usable by individuals or small communities for a sustainable and ecological future.
-*[http://wiki.villageearth.org/Main_Page Village Earth's Appropriate Technology Wiki Project] aims to improve the development of and access to information on small-scale do-it-yourself technologies through an open design approach. 
*[http://www.tiptheplanet.com/index.php?title=Main_Page TipThePlanet] is a green wiki website that encourages discussion and the generation of tips that benefit you and the planet - from tips for individuals to tips for multi-national companies on how to limit their carbon footprints. *[http://www.tiptheplanet.com/index.php?title=Main_Page TipThePlanet] is a green wiki website that encourages discussion and the generation of tips that benefit you and the planet - from tips for individuals to tips for multi-national companies on how to limit their carbon footprints.
*[http://permaculture.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page PermaWiki] is a free permaculture designers manual that anyone can edit *[http://permaculture.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page PermaWiki] is a free permaculture designers manual that anyone can edit
*[http://www.solaroof.org/wiki/SolaRoof/HomePage SolaRoof Open Eco Wiki]'s goal is to transform our homes and communities through an Open Source initiative for Sustainable Living *[http://www.solaroof.org/wiki/SolaRoof/HomePage SolaRoof Open Eco Wiki]'s goal is to transform our homes and communities through an Open Source initiative for Sustainable Living
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 +Note: Village Earth's Appropriate Technology Wiki Project has merged with Appropedia [http://www.appropedia.org/Village_Earth_and_Appropedia_Join_Forces_for_Sustainability].
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This directory contains information sources on various topics and businesses related to sustainable housing . Please add either external links, or links to relevant Greenlivingpedia articles.

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Information sources by region

Australia

  • The EcoShop - online eco shop with links to information resources
  • Earth Garden magazine -- Australia's original magazine about sustainable living with country and city alternatives, now in its 33rd year
  • Earth garden favourite Links -- renewable energy, RAP installers, owner building, earth and straw building, permaculture and organic gardening, waste management, ethical investment, green organisations, ecoproperty, eco products
  • The Greendirectory - Australian online eco directory
  • Alternative Technology Association - Australia’s leading not-for-profit organisation, promoting sustainable technology and practice to protect the environment.
  • Sustainable Living Foundation is a community based not-for-profit organisation committed to promoting, celebrating and practicing principles of sustainable living.
  • Warming: Cool It An Australian Government home guide to reducing energy costs and greenhouse gases.
  • Australian Greenhouse Office

Victoria

  • Sunpower Design - over 25 years experience specialising in integrated sustainable building design of homes that exceed the 5 star energy performance rating.
  • Zen Architects
  • Lighter footprints is a climate change neighbourhood action group active in Surrey Hills and adjacent suburbs, Melbourne, Victoria
  • Families Facing Climate Change is a group based in Ashburton, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Greenlink Box Hill -- Local plants for local places.
  • Environment Victoria -- Victoria's peak non-government environment organisation, campaigning across Victoria for more than 30 years.
  • Bayside Climate Change Action Group -- formed by parents in the Bayside area, the group goals are to provide a collective voice for Bayside residents for both families and individuals determined to fight for a clean energy future.
  • Wren Industries -- makes of concertina foil bats and Renshade aluminium foil holland blinds for windows.
  • Going Solar -- provides innovative solutions for integrating PV solar power modules into buildings.
  • Building and renovating sustainably -- Sustainability Victoria, Victorian Government, how you can be energy and water efficient in all aspects of your project.

Western Australia

  • Solar Dwellings -- passive solar energy efficient homes designer in Perth.
  • Sustainable Consulting -- Perth-based consulting firm established in 2001 to help progress the sustainability agenda in Western Australia and beyond.
  • Sustainable Living WA -- provides information from Western Australian Government agencies and other sources on sustainable living in Western Australia.

Queensland

New South Wales

Northern Territory

South Australia

Tasmania

  • Sustainable Living Tasmania -- community resource and education centre to provide a for the protection and restoration of the natural environment and the development of homes and cities for a sustainable future.
  • Core Collective -- is committed to the production of innovative architecture grounded in a sensitivity for its environmental, social, cultural and economic context.

United States

Germany

  • SCHOTT AG -- is one of the leading solar industry companies worldwide, offering a wide range of future-oriented products and solutions for almost all photovoltaic and solar thermal applications.

General information and topics

News and blogs

Wikis

  • Appropedia is focused reducing poverty through international development and increasing sustainability through the use of appropriate technology
  • Technology and Social Action Wiki was established to foster dialogue and collaboration between activists in social movements, voluntary and community organisations and technology designers.
  • Howtopedia is a collaborative platform for practical knowledge and simple technologies that are easily explainable and usable by individuals or small communities for a sustainable and ecological future.
  • TipThePlanet is a green wiki website that encourages discussion and the generation of tips that benefit you and the planet - from tips for individuals to tips for multi-national companies on how to limit their carbon footprints.
  • PermaWiki is a free permaculture designers manual that anyone can edit
  • SolaRoof Open Eco Wiki's goal is to transform our homes and communities through an Open Source initiative for Sustainable Living

Note: Village Earth's Appropriate Technology Wiki Project has merged with Appropedia [1].

Energy

  • Oil Depletion Protocol is an international agreement that will enable nations of the world to cooperatively reduce their dependence on oil.
  • Futureenergy.org -- information about clean power, polluting power, energy efficiency, climate change, oil peak, politics, energy efficient homes and transport solutions.
  • Renew News -- is a community-based resource about Renewable Energy

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