These websites provide a wealth of information about the environmental impacts of consumption across the world, including both broad ecological footprinting and strategies to reduce impacts of specific aspects like energy use, water use, recycling and chemicals.
Maps patterns of consumption and its environmental impact through greenhouse pollution, water use and land use across Australia, broken down by state and post code.
Promotes the use of the Ecological Footprint as a measurement tool to recognize ecological limits. The non-profit organization develops footprinting standards and provides global and national footprint reports.
Calculate your own Ecological Footprint (or that of your home, office, school, retail, or event).
Forms the starting point for the development of a harmonized European methodology for environmental footprint. Produced by Institute of Environment and Sustainability (IES), part of the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC).
A tool developed by the Department of Environment and Conservation (NSW) to help quantify the impacts of recycling initiatives. Provides the latest evaluation of the environmental benefits and impacts of recycling.
A joint initiative of the Australian, state and territory governments administered by the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism. Provides useful information and resources about energy efficiency and energy management for business.
Designs and delivers strategic solutions for green chemicals, sustainable materials and environmentally preferable products.
A database of information about chemicals. Provides arranged by topics information for a more focused search.
A not-for-profit association aiming to accelerate water conservation behaviour change and water saving product purchasing in line with government and water industry needs. It has a listing of a comprehensive range of water saving products.