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Resources for sustainability

General information

Sustainability is a broad topic that applies to a wide variety of disciplines ranging from economics, building design, the arts, energy resources, and much more. It encompasses much more than the simple recycling process. The World Commission in Environment and Development has a clear definition of the subject:  "Sustainability is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."

This guide will help you find resources that focus on "green" technology, design and sustainability in general. For resources that focus on a particular topic relating to sustainability, please choose one of the tabs above.

The Statistics and Links tab features a robust page of links to an array of topics relating to sustainability, such as human ecology, energy, building, agriculture and much more.