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Test your green shopping skills at the interactive market.

Use these cool online tools to educate yourself on the causes, effects and solutions to the water contamination problem.

Your Carbon Footprint Off-site Link
Estimate how many tons of carbon you emit every year with carbon footprint calculators.

Your Carbon Diet Off-site Link
See what is draining energy in a typical New England house and learn how to make the home more energy efficient.

The Ocean Conservancy's Mercury Calculator Off-site Link
Interested in calculating how much mercury enters your system based on your diet? The Ocean Conservancy's Mercury Calculator helps you estimate your weekly intake of methyl-mercury, which has been known to increase the risk of neurological problems and birth defects.

Pollution Scorecard Off-site Link
Enter your zip code and get a detailed report for pollutants in your community (covers air, water, chemicals and more). You can also see how your town stacks up against the rest of the United States.

Test your tap water Off-site Link
What's in that glass of water?Check out the findings from the EPA. Use the map to find your location.


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