Useful Websites

Energy Resources

DSIRE – Information on financial incentives, tax rebates, and rebates for energy efficiency upgrades in Kentucky

Kentucky Home Performance – Low-interest financing for energy efficient improvements to homes

Environmental Education Resources

Environmental Education in Kentucky – Resources for environmental educators, including grant opportunities 

Kentucky Association for Environmental Education – Provides support and resources for environmental educators

General Resources

See Blue. Go Green. – Environmental resources from the University of Kentucky’s College of Agriculture

U.S. Green Building Council – Information on sustainable building design and construction

University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension – Information and publications on extension programs, such as natural resources and 4-H

Government Resources

Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet – Environmental information from the state of Kentucky

Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Department of Environmental Quality – Environmental information and resources from the City of Lexington

Live Green Lexington The environmental go-to people for LFUCG

US Environmental Protection Agency Environmental information and resources from the federal government

Recycling, Litter, and Waste Resources

GleanKY – Gathers and redistributes excess fresh fruits and vegetables to nourish Kentucky’s hungry.

Keep America Beautiful – Information on litter prevention, recycling, waste reduction, and community beautification

Kentucky Division of Waste Management – Information and resources on waste management from the state government

Lexington Green Guide – An online recycling and reuse database

Seedleaf – Information on community gardens and composting

Water Resources

Bluegrass Rain Garden Alliance – Resources for those interested in building rain gardens in Central Kentucky

Gray 2 Green – Stormwater management resources for municipal officials