Green Science Policy Institute: Provides scientific research to industry, government and non-profits about chemicals in consumer products.
Environmental Working Group: Research and recommendations for all kinds of consumer goods.
Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families: Pushing for better toxics laws
Environmental Defense Fund: The group’s Not A Guinea Pig wing works on chemical policy reform
Campaign for Safe Cosmetics: A searchable database for personal care products.
The Green Guide: An intelligent online magazine for smart, sustainable shopping
A database of toxins in building materials, and how to avoid them
Sustainability, Toxics, and Citizen Action
Delaware: Delaware Environmental Summit
Maryland: Growing Up Toxic, a report from the Maryland Public Interest Group
Vandana Shiva, global ecological visionary
Blue Voice, a group devoted to dolphins and whales
Majora Carter Group, working to “green the ghetto.”
Federal HHS reporton environmental justice strategy
Maryland Native Plant Society: A good place to learn what to plant, and what to rip out.
University of Maryland Forest Stewardship Education: A nice Backyard Planting Guide
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Guide for Native Plants and Wildlife Habitat and Conservation Landscaping
Pesticides and Lawn Care
SafeLawns.org: A resource for maintaining your lawn without synthetic pesticides.
Citizens for a Green Camden: A group fighting the use of toxic pesticides in Maine.