Sustainabiliy Beyond Wellesley

Environmentalism and Sustainability Movement

There are many ways to also participate in sustainable living beyond Wellesley College campus. Here is a list of websites of environmental organizations and movements, which address and challenge the environmental issues and strive for the greener earth:

Power Shift www.wearepowershift.org
: student environmental organization

350.org www.350.org
: anti-climate-change group

Earth First www.earthfirst.org
: international environmental movement

The Earth Charter Initiative http://www.earthcharterinaction.org/content/

Freeganism http://freegan.info/
: strategies for sustainable living beyond Capitalism

American Community Gardening Association http://www.communitygarden.org/

Green Corps http://www.greencorps.org/
: field school program for environmental organizing

Green Jobs

There are many environmentally responsible jobs you can choose as career. Here is a list of green job search engines:

: Green Jobs Network is a social enterprise founded by Leonard Adler with a mission to connect people who are seeking jobs that focus on environmental or social responsibility with jobs and career development resources. The following websites are linked to the services that Green Jobs Network provides:

Green Job Search http://www.greenjobsearch.org/

Green Internships http://greeninterns.net/

Green Collar Blog http://www.greencollarblog.org/

: Green Jobs Boston is a city-wide initiative coordinating a growing list of green job creation, training and placement efforts.  Boston’s conversion to a sustainable city is stimulating job growth and creating opportunity across all economic sectors.

  • More green job searching engines:

http://www.greenjobspider.com/

http://www.thegreenjobbank.com/

http://www.sustainablebusiness.com/index.cfm/go/greendreamjobs.main

http://www.greencollar.org/search_job/search.php

Other Resources & Links

Boston Green Blog http://bostongreenblog.blogspot.kr/

Boston Green Blog (BGB) is intended to foster excitement for green living in the greater Boston area. The blog covers all aspects of green living from organic recipes and interior design to policy and pop culture.

The Story of Stuff Project http://www.storyofstuff.org/

Today, with over 15 million views and counting, The Story of Stuff is one of the most watched environmental-themed online movies of all time. The non-profit Story of Stuff Project was founded in 2008 to respond to tens of thousands of viewer requests for more information and ways to get involved.

Wellesley College Alumnae in Careers With a Conscience(WCACWC)

The Wellesley College Alumnae in Careers With a Conscience is a social networking website that allows users to find mentors, hear about new job opportunities in the solidarity economy, and find partners with whom to work on projects, among other things. It is a valuable tool for anyone interested in being a part of a sustainable, responsible economy. No need to worry about time constraints- registering and editing your profile is quick and simple! Encourage your friends to join, too, so that the community grows. As more members join, more information will be shared and the network will expand, which benefits everyone. Get started now! www.wcacwc.org

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