BETTER WORLD CLUB PARTNERS

To see the full range of BWC Partners, click on the category links below:

Auto | Bicycle | Communications | Education | Energy | Health & Lifestyle | Magazines & News | Organizations | Shopping | Transportation |

Better World Club partners with many nonprofits, earth friendly businesses, and socially responsible organizations to bring our members information about how -- together -- we can make this a better world. When you visit our partners, you'll learn more about their activities and initiatives and have access to valuable discounts on many unique products and services. We encourage our members to join with us in support of our partners' efforts.

Featured Partners

Auto

Car Talk is the official site of Tom and Ray Magliozzi's (the Tappett Brothers) zany weekly radio show. More BWC Auto Partners
 

VehicleTopia can save you hundreds - perhaps thousands – of dollars on your new or pre-owned vehicle purchase/lease. VehicleTopia does ALL the work for you - by using custom designed software and their proven methods, they locate and negotiate the lowest price based upon your selection criteria. This is done through your local dealer-Nationwide-at no cost to you! Use the code BWC-002 when you sign up. More BWC Auto Partners
 

Bicycle

Adventure Cycling is dedicated to inspiring people of all ages to travel by bicycle. They help cyclists explore the landscapes and history of America for fitness, fun, and self-discovery. More BWC Bicycle Partners

Communications

CREDO Mobile, brought to you by Working Assets, gives customers more than a phone - it gives them a voice by turning every call into a call for progressive social and political change. CREDO Mobile also offers service comparable to the major cell phone companies, including nationwide digital coverage, friendly customer service, and a choice of phones and plans. And, as part of America's greenest phone company, CREDO Mobile customers raise money for environmental and progressive groups while speaking out on critical environmental issues like protecting the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. To learn more, visit www.credomobile.com. More BWC Communication Partners

Energy

Clean Car Maps is a web-based poly-fuel resource for finding alternative refueling stations, the operating status of those stations, information on payment methods, driving directions, and other related information. It is the primary and most comprehensive information source for clean fuel stations in California, Nevada, and Arizona. Fuels listed include electric inductive small & large paddle, electric conductive, compressed natural gas (CNG), liquefied natural gas (LNG), liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), biodiesel, ethanol, hydrogen, and methanol. More BWC Energy Partners

Health & Lifestyle

The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) campaigns for health, justice, and sustainability, dealing with crucial issues of food safety, industrial agriculture, genetic engineering, children's health, corporate accountability, Fair Trade, and environmental sustainability. More BWC Health & Lifestyle Partners

Organizations

Born Free works to alleviate the suffering of captive animals, rescue individual animals, protect wildlife — including highly endangered species — in their natural habitats, and encourage compassionate conservation globally.


The National Wildlife Federation ® (NWF) inspires Americans to protect wildlife for our children's future. They channel the energy of thousands of volunteers from all walks of life to take action because they care about wildlife. They unite Americans in their shared value of wildlife conservation. More BWC Organization Partners.
 

Shopping

Alex's Coupons is a clearinghouse for coupon shopping with extensive organic and earth friendly product discounts. It also donates 10% of all profits or $1000, whichever is larger, to cancer related charities.

Onno Textilesproduces high-quality, environmentally-friendly bamboo, hemp and organic cotton t-shirts. More BWC Shopping Partners
 

Travel & Entertainment

The goal of the Green Restaurant Association and its website Dine Green.com is to create an ecologically sustainable restaurant industry. Use dinegreen.com to find certified green restaurants, bakeries, coffee houses, pubs, bars and breweries, resorts and retreat centers, and schools and universities.
 

Visit America's Atlantic coast and enjoy the benefits and fun that Cape Cod Hostels bring to your vacation and travel experience.

BWC Auto Partners

Advanced Mobile, LLC - environmentally-friendly auto detailing and auto glass services.

CalCars - a non-profit that promotes plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs).

Car Accident Advice - know what steps to take and keep more of your money with Car Accident Advice.

Car Talk - CarTalk.com is the official site of Tom and Ray Magliozzi's (the Tappett Brothers) zany weekly radio show.

City CarShare - car sharing in the San Francisco Bay area.

EVtransPortal.com - EVtransPortal.com is a direct communication tool and comprehensive source of EV, HEV, and Fuel Cell Industry information for businesses, consumers, and government groups.

EVolve Motors - provides conversions -- or retrofits -- of gas vehicles to full electric vehicles. EVolve’s converted vehicles have similar performance to their gas powered counterparts and can go 50-100 plus miles on a single charge. COnverted vehicles plug into regular 120V wall outlets or 240V dryer-type outlets.

FutureCars.com - news and information on cars, alternative fuels, and emerging technologies, all in language that’s easy to understand.

GreenHybrid.com - the interactive hybrid cars resource, complete with a discussion community, articles, a photo gallery, the Real Hybrid Mileage Database, and more.

HOURCAR.ORG - car-sharing in the Twin Cities of Minnesota.

HybridCars.com - stay on top of the latest news about hybrids, including new cars to hit the market, environmental impacts, and technology.

Plug In America - a nonprofit dedicated to accelerating the shift to plug-in vehicles powered by clean, affordable, domestic electricity to reduce our nation's dependence on petroleum and improve the global environment.

Safe Teen Driving Club - the Safe Teen Driving Club is dedicated to bringing the latest teen driving safety products and services to parents of teenage drivers.

VehicleTopia - VehicleTopia can save you hundreds - perhaps thousands – of dollars on your new or pre-owned vehicle purchase/lease. VehicleTopia does ALL the work for you by using custom designed software and proven search methods to negotiate you the lowest price based upon your selection criteria at no cost to you! Use the code BWC-002 when you sign up.

Wash Wizard Auto Spa offers car wash and detailing services in Arizona. Wash Wizard Auto Spa is Arizona's first vehicle wash to apply construction and technology practices that have less impact on the environment than traditional vehicle washes.

BWC Bicycle Partners

Adventure Cycling is dedicated to inspiring people of all ages to travel by bicycle. They help cyclists explore the landscapes and history of America for fitness, fun and self-discovery.

Breezer Bikes - transportation for a healthy planet. Breezer Bikes' mission is to benefit individual and environmental health; to improve quality of life in communities; to work in a positive, peaceful way toward energy independence; and to provide a fun-filled way for people to get around.

League of American Bicyclists - representing the interests of the nation's 57 million cyclists, the League promotes bicycling for fun, fitness, and transportation and works through advocacy and education for a more bicycle-friendly America.

Massachusetts Bicycle Coalition - the Coalition promotes the bicycle as a safe, healthful, enjoyable, efficient, and environmentally sound means of transportation; works to establish an atmosphere that enhances those desirable qualities of bicycle transportation; and protects the interests of the bicycling public in Massachusetts.

Pedal the Planet - bicycle maps, guides, and gear for touring, commuter, and event cyclists.

St. Louis Bike Federation - whether you ride singletrack or centuries, on the Katy Trail or Kingshighway, commute to work or drive to a bike path, the St. Louis Regional Bicycle Federation is working for you. The Federation is focused on regional issues of safety, education, and access for ALL cyclists.

BWC Communication Partners

CREDO Mobile - CREDO Mobile, brought to you by Working Assets, gives customers more than a phone – it gives them a voice by turning every call into a call for progressive social and political change. CREDO Mobile also offers service comparable to the major cell phone companies, including nationwide digital coverage, friendly customer service, and a choice of phones and plans. And, as part of America’s greenest phone company, CREDO Mobile customers raise money for environmental and progressive groups while speaking out on critical environmental issues like protecting the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Earth Tones - the Environmental Internet and Phone Company! Earth Tones provides internet access as well as long distance telephone and wireless phone services and gives 100% of its profits to grassroots environmental organizations.

BWC Education Partners

The Educational Information and Resource Center/Green Apple Program - a public agency specializing in education-related programs and services for parents, schools, communities, nonprofit organizations and privately held businesses throughout New Jersey.

BWC Energy Partners

Clean Car Maps - is a web-based poly-fuel resource for finding alternative refueling stations, the operating status of those stations, information on payment methods, driving directions, and other related information. It is the primary and most comprehensive information source for clean fuel stations in California, Nevada, and Arizona. Fuels listed include electric inductive small & large paddle, electric conductive, compressed natural gas (CNG), liquefied natural gas (LNG), liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), biodiesel, ethanol, hydrogen and methanol.

GoBiodiesel Cooperative - furthering the environmental, economic, and public health benefits of biodiesel through education, production, and use. The GoBiodiesel Cooperative is creating a processing system that will convert waste vegetable oil (WVO) into usable fuel in Portland, Oregon.

BWC Health & Lifestyle Partners

Ecofabulous

Eco-goddess.com - links and resources for a healthier, happier life.

Ecohome - Eco-Home is an on-going living research center that demonstrates ecological living in an urban environment.

Ecoseeker.com - the green search engine for health healthly lifestyles and sustainability.

GreenDwellingSeattle - green real estate professionals in the Seattle, WA area.

Organic Consumers Association (OCA)- campaigns for health, justice, and sustainability, dealing with crucial issues of food safety, industrial agriculture, genetic engineering, children's health, corporate accountability, Fair Trade, and environmental sustainability.

BWC Magazines & News Partners

Alternatives Magazine - resources for cultural creativity.

The Green Guide - consumers' go-to source for green home tips, eco-product reviews and healthy living advice. Subscriptions include 6 issues plus 24/7 premium access to TheGreenGuide.com.

Grinning Planet - saving the planet one joke at a time.

Grist Magazine - an online environmental magazine. Its credo: Pull no punches, take no prisoners, eschew the wealth and fame that so often seduce online environmental journalists... and try to have a better sense of humor than a pack of fur protesters.

Paul Cienfuegos - 100Fires.com - extraordinary books (and more) for a healthy planet.

BWC Organization Partners

1000 Friends of Oregon - a private nonprofit organization formed in 1975 to protect Oregon's quality of life through the conservation of farm and forest lands, protection of natural and historic resources, and promotion of more compact and livable cities.

AtmosClear - The AtmosClear Climate Club helps individuals and families reduce their share of the greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global warming. When individuals join AtmosClear, they get information on how to reduce emissions and verified emission reduction credits to offset their emissions from driving and lifestyle activities. AtmosClear Climate Club offers Better World Club members a 20% discount on AtmosClear memberships. AtmosClear is an environmental rewards program for environmentally proactive businesses that want to reward members for supporting renewable energy and reducing global warming emissions.

Beautiful Daze - encouraging consumers to direct the future through their actions by spending time and money with institutions and companies that freely respect the same standards of behaviors that they might wish to share with their children.

Born Free USA united with Animal Protection Institute - Works to alleviate the suffering of captive animals, rescue individual animals, protect wildlife — including highly endangered species — in their natural habitats, and encourage compassionate conservation globally.

Boston Society of Architects - The BSA is a resource for professional and personal enrichment, a means for architects to collectively create an enhanced level of professional worth. The BSA’s mission is to provide programs and resources for everyone with an interest in design excellence and the built environment.

Cape & Islands Self-Reliance Corporation - the Self-Reliance Corporation’s mission is to promote environmentally sound technologies and sustainable practices through education, advocacy, and collective membership toward the realization of tangible benefits.

Climate Solutions - Working to stop global warming at the earliest point possible by helping the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia become world leaders in practical and profitable solutions. Their regional organizing approach is transforming the global warming debate in the region and laying the groundwork for a successful, multi-stakeholder climate action agenda. They're generating fresh political momentum for energy and transportation solutions that benefit the region's economy and quality-of-life.

Cohousing Network - Cohousing communities balance the traditional advantages of home ownership with the benefits of shared common facilities and ongoing connections with neighbors.

Co-op America - practical steps for using your consumer and investor power for social change.

CultureVulture.net - a somewhat haphazard and pronouncedly idiosyncratic sharing of matters cultural.

Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon - Interfaith Network for Earth Concerns - to connect, inform, and empower people, congregations, and religious institutions to work for justice and the care and renewal of the earth.

EnergeticSolutions.net - a service for people wishing to have better health, a more balanced life, increase their business, and reduce stress.

Farming for Artists - art and agriculture for creative independence.

Friends of the Community Path - the Friends are a local community group in Boston, MA who are dedicated to the idea of extending the existing unnamed Davis Square path through Somerville to the Charles River (and beyond).

Friends of Trees - bringing neighbors together for tree-planting and tree-care projects; educating the public about the importance of the urban forest and making the planting of trees in yards affordable.

GreenPosting - a Portland, OR based sustainable community website. Green-leaning and healthy living businesses are able to create a posting and everyday greenies are encouraged to review those postings through the Greenwash Scrub.

Hollyhock - an intentional centre and educational retreat for cultivation of human consciousness, well-being, and social impact.

Housing for All Corporation - multi-generational community homes.

Jessicurl - dedicated to raising the standard of care that curly heads can provide for their hair.

John McCutcheon - a shining example of a modern folk musician.

Michigan Nature Association - The Michigan Nature Association's mission is not only to preserve exceptional land and natural flora, but also to carry on programs of conservation education and scientific study.

Mystic View Task Force - the mission of MVTF is to promote community participation in planning the development of the Mystic View Assembly Square area to assure the greatest benefit to the people of Somerville.

National Wildlife Federation® (NWF) - inspires Americans to protect wildlife for our children's future. The Federation channels the energy of thousands of volunteers from all walks of life to take action because they care about wildlife. They unite Americans in their shared value of wildlife conservation.

The Center for a New American Dream - helping Americans consume responsibly in order to protect the environment, enhance quality of life, and promote social justice.

The Ocean Conservancy - promotes healthy and diverse ocean ecosystems and opposes practices that threaten ocean life and human life. Through research, education, and science-based advocacy, The Ocean Conservancy informs, inspires, and empowers people to speak and act on behalf of the oceans. In all its work, The Ocean Conservancy strives to be the world's foremost advocate for the ocean .

Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition - a nonprofit organization whose mission is to organize/maintain a diverse grassroots organization dedicated to the improvement and preservation of the environment through education, organizing and coalition building. Their work encompasses projects in much of West Virginia and portions of southern Ohio and eastern Kentucky.

Oregon Environmental Council (OEC) - works to restore and protect Oregon's clean water and air, now and for future generations.

Organic Athlete - a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating, connecting, and fostering athletes of all ages and abilities to promote healthful, plant-based living in communities, sports, and schools.

Ripley Caine - Ripley Caine is not your run of the mill girl with guitar. Left of center, comically sarcastic, and a bit sassy, Ripley breaks the stereotypical singer/songwriter mold.

Sierra Club - explore, enjoy, and protect the wild places of the earth. Practice and promote the responsible use of the earth's ecosystems and resources. Educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment.

SocialFunds.com - the largest personal finance site devoted to socially responsible living.

SpaceShare - customize environmental networking tools for your event. SpaceShare’s web applications let attendees reach out to each other by submitting room and transportation preferences, then SpaceShare software finds the right connections... someone to share a flight, a room, or a ride. A mentor, a discussion group, a friend.

Union of Concerned Scientists

BWC Shopping Partners

Alex's Coupons - a clearinghouse for coupon shopping with extensive organic and earth friendly product discounts. It also donates 10% of all profits or $1000, whichever is larger, to cancer related charities.

Chinook Book - your guide to smart shopping in Portland, Seattle, the Bay Area, Denver/Boulder, or the Twin Cities.

Earth Friendly Network - With all their products produced with earth friendly fibers like hemp and soy, the Earth Friendly Network is striving to meet the growing public demand for environmentally friendly products.

Green Fields Co-Op - Started in 1977, Green Fields Co-Op is located in Greenfield Massachusetts.

The Green Shopper - GreenShopper.com is a one-stop shopping website for green products and services. Over 16,000 products and one shopping cart!

Onno Textiles - produces high-quality, environmentally friendly bamboo, hemp and organic cotton t-shirts.

PrincessTigerLily.com - better links for ideas, shopping, and searching.

Starling Water Systems - provides multi-pure solid carbon block drinking water purifiers and filters. Stainless steel or plastic, countertop or below sink, arsenic, reverse osmosis, and shower filters, too. Tested and certified by NSF International to reduce the widest range of contaminants.

BWC Transportation Partners

AlterNetRides - the fast free way to rideshare.
**Check out our Commute Savings Calculator** (sponsored by AlterNetRides) and calculate the amount of money and pollution you save by ridesharing.

Green Restaurant Association - and DineGreen.com strive to create an ecologically sustainable restaurant industry. Use dinegreen.com to find certified green restaurants, bakeries, coffee houses, pubs, bars and breweries, resorts and retreat centers, and schools and universities.

Healthy Highways - the traveler's guide to healthy eating.

The Montana Concierge - the premier concierge service for northwest Montana.

Portland Green Map - a resource for places, services, and events that promote sustainable or green living. Portland Greenmap is a part of the International Green Map System (GMS).

Thousand Trails - the best way to relax and enjoy yourself in the great outdoors, providing the "best of the best" in membership camping opportunities.

Motorcycle accessory.
We insure your vehicle and support your eco-agenda.