Individuals & Organizations Making a Difference


The household cleaner aisle at a supermarket, all plastic containers.
Plastic plastic everywhere! Photo by me.

Break Free From Plastic

Plastic Pollution Coalition

Lonely Whale Foundation

The Story of Stuff Project’s The Story of Plastic

Bahamas Plastic Movement

Beyond Plastics

Plastic Free July (efforts can be applied year-round!)

Plastic Oceans

The Plastic Ocean Project

Lonely Whale

The 5 Gyres Institute

Algalita, founded by Captain Charles Moore

My Plastic-free Life


Image of litter and pollution in Vietnam. Photo by Anh Vy on Unsplash
Photo by Anh Vy on Unsplash.

Litterati: A Litter Free World. Read my full post on Litterati!


Image of a blue swirling ocean wave.
Image by Elias Sch. from Pixabay.

Save Our Seas Foundation

Surfrider Foundation


Ocean Conservancy


Sea Change Project


Sustainable Surf

Parley for the Oceans


Bird's eye view of an aqua blue river surround by a green forest and blue sky above.
Photo by Jairo Gallegos on Unsplash.

Living Lands & Waters

American Rivers

Clean Water Action

Clean Water Fund

Food and Water Watch

National Association of Clean Water Agencies

Waterkeeper Alliance


Climate Change & Environmental Issues

Orange tinted view of a factory spewing out smoke.
Photo by Chris LeBoutillier on Unsplash.

Environmental Defense Fund

Zero Waste

Clear glass jars containing food items. Photo by Laura Mitulla on Unsplash
Photo by Laura Mitulla on Unsplash.

Bea Johnson @ Zero Waste Home

Kathryn @ Going Zero Waste

The Buy Nothing Project

Catalog Choice (to stop junk mail)

Endangered Species

Image of a sea turtle. Photo by Wexor Tmg on Unsplash.
Photo by Wexor Tmg on Unsplash.

Jeff Corwin has many shows, several books, and is featured in a lot of online content. Follow him on his facebook page to see his newest adventures and missions. I reviewed one of his books and you can read my review here.

Joel Sartore, National Geographic and creator of the Photo Ark. Read my article about Joel Sartore!

The National Wildlife Federation

The Whale Sanctuary Project is working to establish a model seaside sanctuary where captive cetaceans (whales and dolphins) can be rehabilitated and live in their natural habitat. Read my article about them too!

Toxic Ingredients

Image of a glass bottle of poison.
Image by Tumisu from Pixabay.

The Environmental Working Group

Asbestos causes cancer and is in many of our homes and in the products we buy. by The Mesothelioma Center is a for-profit site that provides many free articles and guides related to asbestos.


Illustration of a storm drain emptying into the ocean, with trash. Image by Rilson S. Avelar on Pixabay
Image by Rilson S. Avelar on Pixabay. Their mission is “Creating a Culture of Sustainable thinkers” through education aligned with national standards. I learned about this organization from reading Pesky Plastic: An Environmental Story by the founder and CEO of GreenEcoWarriors.

The Story of Stuff

Environment America

The Union of Concerned Scientists

Sea Smart is an organization in Vancouver offering free and paid resources for children and educators.


Fracking structure in Pennsylvania.
Photo by Brad Weaver on Unsplash.

Americans Against Fracking

Josh Fox, filmmaker, Gaslands

Environmental Law

Close up of columns on Manhattan courthouse.
Photo by Colin Lloyd on Unsplash.

Earth Justice

Natural Resources Defense Council

Erin Brockovich’s website

Environmental Integrity Project

Humanitarian Efforts & Disaster Relief

Aerial view of the devastation from Hurricane Dorian on Abaco Island and Marsh Harbour Bahamas on September 5, 2019
Devastation to Abaco Island and Marsh Harbour in the Bahamas on September 5, 2019, from Hurricane Dorian. CBP Photo Kris Grogan. Original public domain image from Flickr, Creative Commons license (CC0 1.0 DEED).

World Central Kitchen

Habitat For Humanity


Minimalist style office, a desk, chair, with a frame, 2 plants, and a candle, white wall background.
Photo by Bench Accounting on Unsplash.

The Minimalists, Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus

Becoming Minimalist, Joshua Becker

Be More With Less, Courtney Carver

Abundant Life With Less, Rachelle Crawford