The Lake County Library System Libraries now have a genre of books and information which reflects the ‘green initiative’
sweeping the country. This important movement encourages communities to develop a new consciousness of how to build homes,
communities, family and personal lives conserving the earth and its resources. It is to become more effective in the use of
our environment’s renewable and non-renewable resources.
The libraries of the Lake County Library System have many items listed under the subject heading Green Movement Literature.
The following is a brief selection of Lake County library books that are available:
- Where can I get tips on saving energy?
Dept. of Energy: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
Energy Savers: Tips on saving energy at home
EERE Information Center
Progress Energy: Energy Saving Tips & Tools
SECO Energy Home Energy Conservation Tips
- Can I find a free energy audit?
SECO will conduct free home energy audits for residential members and commercial audits are performed for member-businesses who wish to know more about their energy consumption. www.secoenergy.com
A free walk-through energy inspection is conducted at your home by a Progress Energy representative. www.progress-energy.com
- Where can I find information on hazardous waste and recycling in Lake County?
Lake County Recycling Program
Lake County Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Program
- Where can I find information on Waste Management?
Reverse the way you think about waste. Putting the four R's - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Recover the resource into action is what Waste Management and this site are all about.
- Does Lake County provide a alternative transportation?
LakeXpress is Lake County's public transportation initiative.The fixed-route service is designed to make daily commutes along U.S. Highway 441 hassle free and conserve fuel resources.
A list of some of the more popular “green” websites