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One of the best ways to get your voice heard is to send a letter to your representative in the government and with the Internet, that process is really simple. Check out Care2's petition site to see which organizations are organizing online petition drives,or start your own!
The first step to helping the planet is to get a firm understanding of the issues. For an unbiased breakdown of these complicated problems, go to Public Agenda's website. They provide great primers for people to get familiar with today's challenges.
Two heads are better than one, but many heads can make an impact. You can do a lot online to educate yourself about being green. Support what you do online with some offline interaction and get involved with your local pro-green community. And what better way to network than over drinks? Check out www.greendrinks.org to find a local meet-up near you.
Ghandi said "Be the change you want to see in the world." Easier said than done, but if you have an idea and the right resources, you can make a difference. Idealist.org has a great list of resources for everyday change makers. You can find them here: http://www.idealist.org/en/cac. And for teens with great ideas, check out the Do Something website to see how you can start a project for yourself: www.dosomething.org
If you're looking for a job or thinking of a career change, consider working in the non-profit sector. The transition from the corporate world might be tough, but luckily, Idealist.org has compiled a great batch of resources to get you started. www.idealist.org
RecyclingCenters.org provides a central location for recycling information. Its directory of local recycling centers connects people across the country to their local recycling facilities to help make local impacts on the environment.
The best organic food is what is grown closest to you. Local Harvest helps you find your local farmerís market or family farm as well as tips on buying locally grown food.
The Green Guide is a publication made for the average consumer to provide useful ideas and simple steps to make going green a gradual and affordable process, rather than an all-or-nothing plunge.
You can also search the NBC Universal store for green gifts for your friends and family this holiday season.