A Greater Gift
2701 Monroe St.
A gift shop that works directly with over 90 artisan/ farmer groups in more than 30 countries, buying hand-crafted, fair-trade items to sell to the U.S. market. All are made from sustainably harvested, organic materials.
A Room of One's Own
307 W. Johnson St.
Feminist bookstore specializing in women's literature with a wide selection of fiction, nonfiction, periodicals, music and posters by and for women.
African Youth Outreach
406 Sethne Ct.
A nonprofit whose purpose is to increase awareness of HIV/AIDS in southern Africa and the U.S. through prevention and treatment education. Supports women's empowerment projects and independent artisans by selling handcrafted products made from recycled or discarded materials.
AIDS Network Act 6 - Wisconsin AIDS Ride
600 Williamson St., Suite H
A nonprofit that provides support, education and opportunities for well being to everyone touched by HIV/AIDS through a network of services and partnerships.
Alvarado Real Estate Group / Keller Williams
303 S. Livingston St.
Realtors Carlos and Sara Alvarado work with green home buying and selling. Each homebuyer receives a Green Home Care Package and a Green Home Assessment.
P.O. Box 259323
A not-for-profit member-developed, sustainable cohousing community. Each member owns a private home complete with kitchen and bathroom facilities, and shares common outdoor and indoor areas and occasional meals.
Artisan Exteriors & Plastering
2638 Hoard St.
Madison, WI 53704
New and restoration masonry work. Use natural, local, low energy and highly durable, long-lasting any products.
404 Whispering Pines Way
Helps bring about positive change in kids through the Banana Lady's appearances, CDs, the "Top Banana Kid's Club" and being a good-will ambassador for health, wellness and environmental issues. Banana Productions uses recycled paper for all books.
Bethesda Thrift Shop
201 Cottage Grove Rd.
A secondhand shop that sells used clothing, toys, furniture and other household items; some are distributed to Third World countries. 100% of proceeds go towards Christ-centered support services to the developmentally and intellectually disabled. 100% volunteer-run.
Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin
106 E. Doty St. #400
A member-supported organization with nearly 3,000 members across Wisconsin, the Bicycle Federation works to make Wisconsin a better place to bicycle through advocacy, coordination and education, including an annual statewide Ride Guide and quarterly newsletter, The Wisconsin Bicyclist.
Blue Marble Family Farm
7571 Kirch Rd.
A single-herd, micro-dairy that produces cream-line pasteurized, un-homogenized milk on site with no artificial hormones or antibiotics. Distributes milk through a "Cow Share" CSA program with pick up and delivery in returnable glass bottles.
Brighter Concepts LTD.
A lighting design business, providing Solatube Tubular skylights, which bring more sunlight into the home, reducing the need for daytime lights.
Budget Signs & Specialties
2825 University Ave.
A discount sign, award, apparel and specialty shop. Produces signs and banners, engraving and awards, screen-printed apparel and promotional items, including many eco-friendly options.
Kim Nemacheck of Bunbury & Associates
119 W. Washington Ave.
A Realtor and EcoBroker with Bunbury & Associates who focuses her attentions on sustainable properties.
Care of Creation
P.O. Box 44582
A mission organization that pursues a God-centered approach to environmental challenges through education, staff, funding and training to increase the capabilities of the local church.
3029 University Ave.
Scandinavian furniture store that began as a pottery studio in 1948; gift shop features jewelry, leather handbags, toys, dinnerware, candles, table linens and other household items, including many eco-friendly items.
City of Madison Pedestrian & Bicycle Program
215 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Rm. 100
Madison's Platinum Biking City Planning Committee works to achieve the "platinum" designation for Madison through the League of American Bicyclists Bicycle Friendly Communities program. It is also putting forward a proposal for Madison to become the best city in the country for bicycling.
City of Madison Recycling
1501 W. Badger Rd.
Makes it easier for the community to be green by offering free pickup for recyclable items. Bring recyclables to drop-off sites at 1501 W. Badger Rd. (west) and 4602 Sycamore Ave. (east).
25 N. Pinckney St., Suite 320
Member-based carsharing service that provides cars by the hour for individuals and organizations. Members share access to a fleet of high gas-mileage and hybrid-electric vehicles located in reserved parking spots throughout the city.
341 State St.
Workers' cooperative that provides a wide variety of health products including both alternative and conventional medicines. It also provides body-care products that are cruelty-free, chemical-free and herbal-based.
5400 N. Black Oak Lake Rd.
Land O' Lakes 54540
A nonsectarian, independent co-educational boarding high school with both a classical college-preparatory program tailored to academically talented students and an emphasis on wildlife, natural habitats, outdoor sports and ecology.
5485 Express Circle
Business-to-business, global supplier of office products and services. It provides environmentally sustainable products, such as office paper from sustainably managed forests, and employs green methods, such as low-impact transportation.
1406 Williamson St.
Offers energy-efficient, insulated Roman shades an other household items. Also provides interior design services and custom woodworking.
Culligan Total Water Treatments of Madison
5002 World Dairy Dr.
Offers water and water treatment products, including an aqua-sensor softener, which saves on salt and up to 20,000 gallons of water over a 10-year period, and a reverse-osmosis filtration system, which improves the quality of tap water, saving on the plastic, energy and detergent that goes into creating bottled water.
Madison's CW, WBUW TV
2814 Syene Rd
The local affiliate of the CW Television network featuring a variety of programs, including local coverage with Emmy Fink.
Dane Alliance for Rational Transportation / Downtown Trolley Inc.
2015 Chadbourne Ave.
Madison, WI 53726
Advocates for the establishment of a Regional Transportation Authority, in order to achieve the goal of a multimodal, integrated, green transportation system for the Madison metropolitan area and Dane County, including commuter rail, express buses, buses and streetcars.
Dane Buy Local
c/o Drake & Company
402 Gammon Place, Suite 220
Member organization of Dane County businesses that are at least 51% locally owned. A project of Wisconsin Partners for SustainAbility.
Dane County Office of Lakes & Watersheds
1 Fen Oak Ct., Rm 234
Works to protect and improve water quality and the scenic, economic, recreational and environmental value of Dane County's water resources.
DiMaggio's Euro Design
7475 Mineral Point Rd.
European-inspired collection, including home furnishings and accessories, many of which are eco-friendly.
Eastside Farmers' Market
201 S. Ingersoll St.
4-7 pm Tuesdays May 13-Oct. 14 Booth 302.
931 E. Main St., Ste. 4
A wholesale supplier and installation contractor for sustainable flooring products, such as bamboo, cork and recycled glass tiles.
2408 Kendall Ave. #3
Provides energy-efficient, non-toxic computers for homes and businesses that reduce energy consumption by up to 70%. The ecopc's internal components are earth-friendly and safe for recycling.
Eco-Wellness - Independent Shaklee Distributor
Distributor of Get Clean, nontoxic, biodegradable, concentrated cleaning products made from sustainable ingredients.
Engberg Anderson Inc.
1 N. Pinckney St.
Madison, WI 53703
Architecture, planning and interior design firm specializing in health, community, cultural and sustainable design projects.
7 Madison Locations
Rents and sells cars and trucks; environmental efforts include providing fuel-efficient cars, a carbon-offset program and new and clean technologies.
Erik's Bike Shop
East: 1651 Thierer Rd.
West: 680 S. Whitney Way
Offers products and services for bicycling, snowboarding and skateboarding. Service includes the repair and re-sale of used bikes.
First Unitarian Society
900 University Bay Dr.
608-233-9774 ext. 125
A liberal religious community that encourages individual spiritual growth and community action. Its "Green Sanctuary" program provides a framework for study and reflection, and encourages individual and collective action for responding to the call to heal the earth.
Fitchburg Center Farmers' Market
5511 E. Cheryl Parkway
3-6 pm Thursdays May 3-Oct. 25
Focus on Energy
431 Charmany Dr.
Works with eligible Wisconsin residents and businesses to install cost-effective energy efficiency and renewable energy projects.
210 Cemetery Rd.
A landscape firm dedicated to creating regionally inspired and environmentally beneficial outdoor living environments through timeless design solutions, sustainable materials selections and resource efficient installation approaches.
Friends of Dane County Farmers' Market
P.O. Box 1584
A nonprofit that supports the educational and outreach activities of the Dane County Farmers' Market. Its School on the Square kids' activities, food tastings and fresh, local food awareness programs take place during the summer outdoor and Monona Terrace markets.
Friends of Troy Gardens
3601 Memorial Dr., Rm. 171, Building 14
Volunteer group working to develop and manage Troy Gardens, integrating community gardens, an organic CSA farm, and restored prairie and woodlands on 26 acres of urban property.
Geo-Thermal Energy Systems
E5270 Cty. Hwy. WC
Spring Green 53588
Geo-Thermal Energy Systems installs geothermal heating and cooling systems that run on electricity and heat from the earth, reducing dependence on natural gas.
205 Walter St.
Works to improve the environment for the benefit of people and the natural community, through native landscaping, restoration and consulting services.
Goodwill Donation Centers
2127 East Springs Dr.
Madison 53704, 608-246-1990
4530 Verona Rd.
Madison 53711, 608-271-0048 2501 Royal Ave.
651 State St.
1520 Madison Ave.
2902 American Legion Dr.
2496 US Hwy. 14 East
1250B Milton Ave.
Local, family-owned business that offers cars that run on alternative fuels/energy, such as electric cars.
Green Charter Schools Network
5426 Greening La.
National nonprofit headquartered in Wisconsin that supports public charter schools with environmental programs.
Green Concierge Travel
546 Woodside Terrace
Ecotravel services designed to help clients reduce the size of their environmental footprint.
Green Jeans Insulation / Sustainable Restoration Solutions
900 Veterans Rd.
Environmentally safe insulation products, including natural fiber cotton batt insulation made from recycled jeans.
Greenstone Real Estate
7 N. Pinckney St. Suite 25
Specializes in green-built homes; they also refer clients to green builders.
Gutterglove of Wisconsin
4222 Milwaukee St., #14
Installs stainless-steel mesh guards that fit over the top of gutters to keep out leaves and other debris while allowing rain to filter through; provides high-quality products designed to increase the efficiency of the home and reduce adverse environmental impacts.
Habitat for Humanity ReStore
208 Cottage Grove Rd.
Sells new and used surplus building materials, with the objective of making home improvements more affordable while keeping materials out of landfills. All proceeds support Habitat for Humanity of Dane County.
Heart of the Sky Fair Trade
228 E. Jefferson St.
Spring Green 53588
Purchases and sells products from women's cooperatives and small-scale, family-run businesses.
Home Savings Bank
5 Dane County locations
A community bank offering Greener Choices Checking, Green Rewards Mortgage and Equity. Loans, hybrid car loan discounts and green financial planning.
3660 Granite Rd.
A nonprofit, volunteer-run corporation that organizes Hybridfest, an annual hybrid electric car show and more, in Madison to promote awareness and understanding of hybrid electric automobiles.
Distribute body care and nutrition products. Seek to impact the health, wealth, and happiness of people in search of a better quality of life.
Kite Aerial Photography
7210 Harvest Hill Rd.
Uses kites and wind power to raise digital cameras for aerial views. Saves energy and is less disturbing to wildlife.
Machinery Row Bicycles
601 Williamson St.
Provides bicycles and alternative transportation accessories.
Mad City Roofing, Siding, Windows & Interiors
1806 Seminole Hwy.
Features the EcoStar Recycled roof system, Energy Star Pella windows and long-lasting and recyclable seamless steel siding in addition to other home-improvement products and services.
Madison Area Bus Advocates
P.O. Box 260156
Engages in research, education, partnership and advocacy with the goals of increasing ridership, expanding service and improving the system as an efficient, clean, convenient, safe and affordable means of travel in the greater Madison area.
Madison Area Community Supported Agriculture Coalition
P.O. Box 7814
Support of CSA farms and coordinates community and farmer education programs on the benefits of locally, sustainably grown foods; operates the Partner Shares Program, which raises funds to subsidize CSA memberships for households on a limited income.
Madison Audubon Society
222 S. Hamilton Ste. 1
Sponsors free field trips, public education programs and Audubon Adventure Day; owns and manages over 2,700 acres with a focus on preserving and restoring prairie and wetland habitats.
Madison Central Business Improvement District
P.O. Box 71
Works to market the State Street and the Capitol Square district, home to hundreds of shops, boutiques, galleries, restaurants, night spots, many locally owned, plus museums and cultural destinations.
Madison Environmental Group Inc. - EnAct
25 N. Pinckney St., Ste 310
Assists businesses and individuals with innovative resource and cost-saving solutions which contribute to a healthy community and environment.
Madison Gas & Electric
P.O. Box 1231
Residents can now choose to offset 100% of their carbon dioxide emissions from electricity use. For an average household the cost is an extra $6 per month.
Madison Metro Transit
1101 E. Washington Ave.
The first in Wisconsin to include 5 GM hybrid-electric powered buses in its fleet. Entire bus fleet operates on ultra-low-sulfur diesel fuel that reduces hydrocarbon emissions by 75%. Main facility operates on 25% windpower.
P.O. Box 259501
Nonprofit association of local, independently owned restaurants dedicated to preserving the area's unique local flavor.
Benjamin Moore / McGovern and Sons
5906 Odana Rd.
Offers high-quality paint, designer wallpaper and window treatments, including AURA, an eco-friendly, low-VOC, self-priming, 100% waterborne paint available in thousands of colors.
A green search engine, savings guide, business directory, educational resource and event calendar. Brings key green business information and savings directly to Madison and Dane County consumers.
Midwest Renewable Energy Association
7558 Deer Rd.
A nonprofit that promotes renewable energy, energy efficiency and sustainable activities through its annual energy fair and the Wisconsin Solar Tour.
Monona Farmers' Market
Ahuska Park, 600 E. Broadway
9 am-1 pm Sundays May 4-Oct.26
Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center
One John Nolen Dr.
A community gathering place, tourism destination and catalyst for economic activity. The first LEED-EB silver-certified convention center in the U.S.
222 S. Hamilton St., #12
Group that promotes a community-wide pledge to reduce 100,000 tons in citywide emissions of carbon dioxide by 2011.
3752 Hwy. 138
A completely organic department store featuring organic facial, body, hair and home-care products, designer clothing and much more for people of all ages from infants to adults.
National Association for the Self-Employed
Health Markets' Affordable Health Plans
1060 Lexington Way
Provides the tools and resources to its members to help them become successful entrepeneurs.
National Association of the Remodeling Industry - NARI
49 Kessel Court, Suite 104
Provides a Green Certified Professional designation that ensures contractors have a solid foundation in green remodeling practices.
3612 Glenn Lane
An eco-friendly cleaning company that only uses cleaning products made from natural, nontoxic, biodegradable materials.
Natural Heritage Land Trust
303 S. Paterson St., Ste. 6
A protecter of natural areas, wildlife habitat, working farms, healthy lakes and streams and recreation lands in Dane County.
Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
550 N. Park St., 122 Science Hall
World leader in the advancement of interdisciplinary environmental learning and inquiry. Offers courses, degree and certificate programs for undergraduate and graduate students and conducts research and outreach activities.
93.1 The Lake
730 Rayovac Dr.
Madison's classic rock station. Green supporter.
Operation Fresh Start
1925 Winnebago St.
Offers employment and training services to 6,000 youth and adults in Dane County. Incorporates Energy Star and Green-Built standards in its affordable housing programs and includes green principles in its alternative high school.
Paoli Local Foods / Ruegsegger Farms
6895 Paoli Rd.
Full-service grocery store carrying meat, dairy, organic produce and eggs from more than 70 local producers, including the owner's own farm - Ruegsegger Farms Natural Meats - which raises hormone and antibiotic-free grass-fed beef, pastured pork, free-range eggs, chicken and lamb.
PolySteel of Wisconsin
N3183 Barre La.
West Salem 54669
Energy Star Partner. PolySteel Insulating Concrete forms have earned "Cradle to Cradle" certification in environmentally intelligent design.
PrairieFire BioFuels Cooperative
1894 E. Washington Ave.
Member-owned cooperative that supports waste vegetable oil and biodiesel sales and usage. Diesel vehicle repair and vegetable oil conversion kit sales and installation.
1996 Stoughton Rd.
Affordable home repairs, weatherization and accessibility modifications for low- to moderate-income homeowners.
REAP Food Group
306 E. Wilson St., Ste 2E
Sponsors the annual Food for Thought Festival, "Wisconsin Homegrown Lunch" and "Buy Fresh, Buy Local" initiatives; publishes the Southern Wisconsin Farm Fresh Atlas, an annual guide to local farms.
222 S. Hamilton St., Suite #1
Promotes clean energy strategies for powering the state's economy in an environmentally responsible manner.
Renewing the Countryside
2105 1st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Works to strengthen rural economic vitality; publisher of Renewing the Countryside: Wisconsin; features a green travel program, GreenRoutes.org.
RG Heating & Air Conditioning
305 West St.
Installs and services domestic and commercial solar hot water heating, as well as high-efficiency Trane comfort systems; services all brands of heating, ventilation and air conditioning.
5621 Odana Rd.
Organic and natural linens, mattresses, baby products and other household items; all products create a healthier home, contribute to environmental sustainability and support fair trade.
4902 Hammersley Rd.
Founded in 1895, Schwinn is an American icon and has built some of the best-known and best-loved bicycles of all-time. Based in Madison, America's most famous bicycle brand looks forward to providing another century of innovation, freedom and performance to people of all ages.
Sierra Club: Four Lakes Group
222 S. Hamilton St.
Local branch of the Sierra Club, America's oldest, largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization. Its conservation campaigns focus on green energy, reducing coal-fired power plants, and event recycling. Other services include the Inner City Outings project working with at-risk youth, an Outings calendar and free monthly educational programs.
Springs Window Fashions - Graber & Bali
7549 Graber Rd
Provides fashionable and functional high-quality, energy-saving window treatments, including blinds, shades and drapery hardware.
Society of St. Vincent De Paul
1109 Jonathon Dr.
Five Dane County stores re-sell used, donated goods in support of services to those in need; aid includes food, utility/rent help, housing programs, vouchers for furniture, bedding, clothing and medication.
Stephenson Tree Care
1215 Culmen St.
An organic approach to tree, shrub and lawn care, which protects the surrounding landscape and adjacent plantings. Uses Vitae-Life Soil Care, a product made at the Madison facility, from compost teas, extracts, organic mulch and other local ingredients.
Sun Prairie Farmers' Market
300 E. Main St., Municipal Building parking lot
Sun Prairie 53590
7 am-noon Saturdays May-Oct.
8000 Excelsior Dr.
Madison-based company creating a model for a "Renewable Internet" by becoming one of the first green Internet service providers in the country.
222 S.Hamilton St. #1
Committed to creating communities that care for and are sustained by their unique environment. Offers RainReserve rain barrel water-conservation kits.
P.O. Box 620644
Free monthly paper focused on sustainability - food, health, energy, construction, transportation, agriculture, conservation and land use.
Tabby & Jack's Natural and Organic Pet Emporium
631 Struck St.
Natural and organic pet food, treats and eco-friendly toys and accessories.
P.O. Box 831
Lake Mills 53551
Offers products for indoor air quality and energy conservation in residential, commercial and industrial buildings, such as RenewAire, a ventilation system that recovers up to 80% of the energy lost through conventional ventilation.
THINK! Toner & Ink
2858 University Ave.
Provides the highest-quality premium compatible cartridges, great prices and old-fashioned service. Formerly Caboodle Cartridge.
Top Hat Fireplace & Chimney Specialists
5117 Verona Rd.
Offers heating, cooling and geothermal services, products and installation, including fireplaces, wood stoves, pellet stoves and chimney restoration and repair.
19001 S. Western Ave.
Torrance, CA 90501
Strives to create clean and efficient products, and to conserve resources before their vehicles even hit the road.
Trek Bicycle - 1 World 2 Wheels
801 W. Madison St.
A global bike company working to make a bike-friendly world.
Tri North Builders
2625 Research Park Dr.
A "Green Building Leader" providing general contracting services, specifically in the health-care, hospitality, institutional and retail industries. Prides itself on staying on top of cutting-edge technology.
Trust for Natural Legacies Inc.
222 S. Hamilton St., Ste. 1
A nonprofit land trust that protects scenic natural areas by developing conservation cemeteries where burials are environmentally friendly.
University of Phoenix Madison Campus
2310 Crossroads Dr., Ste. 3000
Online and traditional campus offering associate- to doctoral-level programs. Practices green principles through online learning and texts, green building practices and campus green initiatives.
University of Wisconsin Press
1930 Monroe St., 3rd Floor
Madison, WI 53711
Founded in 1936. Publishes, among many titles, environmentally conscious works from biographies of environmentalists like Gaylord Nelson to field guides on Wisconsin ecosystems.
Upper Iowa University
4601 Hammersley Rd.
Online and traditional campus university offering an array of environmental coursework and a proposed sustainability minor.
Westside Community Market
Hill Farms DOT Building parking lot, corner of Sheboygan & Segoe
7 am-1 pm Saturdays April 19-Nov. 8.
Whole Foods Market
3313 University Ave.
Grocer selling natural and organic products.
931 E. Main St.
800-772-9453 or 608-255-5858
Graphic design and printing on logo merchandise, T-shirts, drinkware, bags, and a variety of eco-friendly products.
Christa J. Sweeney of Wisconsin Community Bank
6180 Verona Rd.
wcbmortgage.com or thewcb.com
WCB has a variety of mortgage choices that can make your dream of owning a home a reality. Currently looking at doing Energy Star/ Efficient mortgages. email@example.com
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters
133 S. Butler St. #320
Works to elect conservation leaders, hold decision makers accountable and encourage lawmakers to champion conservation policies that effectively protect Wisconsin's public health and natural resources.
Williamson Bikes & Fitness
3729 E. Washington Ave.
640 W. Washington Ave.
Bicycles, accessories and repair services, with expert assistance in selecting the proper bike type and model.
Wisconsin Public Power Inc.
1425 Corporate Center Dr.
Sun Prairie 53719
A regional power company serving 49 customer-owned electric utilities. Through WPPI, these public power utilities share resources and own generation facilities to provide reliable, affordable electricity to more than 190,000 homes and businesses in Wisconsin, Upper Michigan and Iowa.
WKOW 27 - Making A Difference
5727 Tokay Blvd.
The local ABC affiliate. Includes Carl Agnelly's "Down to Earth" segment Tuesdays night at 10 pm, with information about environmental subjects.
WTDY * The Pulse Madison 1670
730 Rayovac Dr.
Local news and lots of talk. Your city, your station.
Working Bikes Cooperative
1125 S. Western Ave.
Collects and gives away 5,000-plus used bikes a year to projects in developing countries and locally.