Environment, Social Networking

Social Networks Are Going Green

4 Comments 11 April 2008

care2 Social Networks Are Going Green I love the idea of reducing our carbon footprint on this planet, in fact, I’ve spoken about it before. Well, things have gone even a step further in keeping this planet alive and well and social networking is the latest to climb aboard, the proverbial, eco-friendly bandwagon……..

“What’s going to be the viral element that gets us to cut down on our collective carbon emissions? Who’s going to deliver us the iPod of cleantech? If we knew for sure, we’d be off building it, but these 10 web sites think they have the key ingredients to motivate their users to fight global warming and cut carbon.”

The Care2 Network is the one I am most familiar with. They were one of the first networking sites to focus on the mainstream green community. A Digg like network in need of a makeover, this site sits up there with the best of the tree-huggin’ communities. But that is only 1 in a great list that Earth2Tech has provided their thoughts on. Check out all 10 of these “Green Social Networks” that seem to be promoting “personal carbon fitness” and tell us which one you would use to fight for your cause.

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  1. I just stopped by your blog and thought I would say hello. I like your site design. Looking forward to reading more down the road.

    Robert Michel

  2. Hi Kristen: I watched the special report on the world news (chalie Gibson) about the carbon footprint. Truly amazing stuff. I need to get a trash compactor!

  3. Kris says:

    Great post. One of my new clients is the Sustainable Living Roadshow (a mobile tour of educators and entertainers that go from community to community educating on how we can all live more environmentally lifestyles. Check them out on the web at http://www.sustainablelivingroadshow.org or join us on Facebook at Sustainable Living Roadshow.

  4. Jon says:

    I’m building a new green social network called mycarbontracker.com The site is up and running we’re building it out now and will be complete soon. Currently, users can post photos, blogs, links, and make groups and have discussions on the environment.

    Thanks Jon


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