The environment is important to Canton Public Library and the Canton community. Canton Green Resources include:

Buy Green

  • directory — Look for a variety of products from Michigan based companies
  • Dine Green — Find certified green restaurants in Michigan (such as Amici's Pizza in Berkley, MI) and in other states. Restaurant owners can also find out how to become certified
  • Doorganics — Local organic vegetables delivered right to your door
  • — Find safe, healthy, natural and nutritious grass-fed beef, lamb, goats, bison, poultry, pork, dairy… and other wild edibles near you
  • Eco-Friendly Paint — When renovating a room or a piece of furniture, choose less-toxic paints or stains and breathe clean indoor air while preserving the Earth.
  • Energy Star LogoEnergy Star — Energy Star is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy. You can search for energy efficient appliances through this site — saving money and protecting the environment at the same time
  • Find a Farmers Market
  • Green America — Learn the basics about socially responsible investing
  • GreenerCars — The online home of ACEEE's Green Book: The Environmental Guide to Cars and Trucks
  • Locavorious — Buy local vegetables all year long! Locavorious has partnered with several small farms in the communities around Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti to offer frozen produce subscriptions. They prepare and package local produce at its peak freshness, and preserve it in a community freezer and distribute it during the winter months
  • LocalHarvest — Find farmers' markets, family farms and other sources of sustainably grown food in your area, where you can buy produce, grass-fed meats, and many other goodies
  • Low Impact Living — Find green products and services and assess your impact on the environment
  • Michigan Pick Your Own Farms — can help you find a pick-your-own farm near you. They have also put together a table that tells when each fruit or vegetable is normally ready to be harvested in Michigan
  • National Geographic Geotourism — Geotourism is defined as tourism that sustains or enhances the distinctive geographical character of a place—its environment, heritage, aesthetics, culture, and the well-being of its residents
  • National Green Pages — A searchable database that helps you find unique and practical green products
  • thredUP — An online consignment & thrift store.