GreenTowns launches enhanced local pages

Jun 20th, 2012 | By | Category: Business

GreenTowns Launches Green Guides, Social Media and Enhanced Local Pages, Serving 15,000 Communities across United States

National Network Connects Sustainability Organizations, Concerned Citizens and the Green Economy, Locally and Across the Country.

Partners in new offerings include Greenopia, Bob Vila, E-the Environmental Magazine and Waterkeeper Alliance.

GreenTowns.com, the national network for local sustainability, announced new products and services to connect and support green efforts in 15,000 communities across America.

The unique, new offerings include:

  • The GreenTowns Guides, featuring reviews by independent experts at Greenopia of 2012 car models, major companies in 14 industries, each of the 50 states and the best of green living.
  • Enhanced community pages for 15,000 communities featuring thousands of new, local green initiatives, direct access to local green resources, and links to the most popular articles in the GreenTowns Guides.
  • New social media tools, including GreenTowns Connect, which updates network members monthly on local sustainability efforts, and lets them connect with others in their county or ask questions of experts in nine green categories (Building, Connections, Energy, Food, Land & Conservation, Recycling, Transportation, and Water).

To support the green economy, GreenTowns now also allows green businesses to create a free profile, which is featured in the network section of their community page. To support local green initiatives, GreenTowns also encourages sustainability leaders to post their organization’s profile, feature their initiatives and share their green events with the 2.5 million monthly users of GreenTowns.com and its sister community siteAmericanTowns.com. And, using the new open platform, members can easily connect via GreenTowns’LinkedIn groupFacebook, Twitter, and the GreenTowns Talk blog.

“Innovation in sustainability, the green economy and interest in healthy green living are each growing rapidly,” said Daphne Dixon, Director, GreenTowns. “The GreenTowns network unites these powerful forces and the people behind them, across communities, across areas of interest and across level of expertise. Working together, we can build healthy, safe, sustainable communities and a green America.”

National, regional and local partner organizations include Greenopia, Bob Vila, E-The Environmental Magazine, Environmental Headlines (ed. note: that’s us!), Green Living Guy, Waterkeeper Alliance, Clean Air Cool Planet, and Go Green Expo. To become a member of GreenTowns, go to greentowns.com.

About GreenTowns:

GreenTowns.com is the national network for local sustainability, featuring over 100,000 green initiatives, local green resources, social media tools and Greenopia-authored Guides for greener living. GreenTowns brings together people, green organizations and the green economy, connecting them locally and nationally around sustainability efforts that are succeeding. By sharing ideas, energy and the power of its network, GreenTowns aims to support the growing green economy and the growth of sustainable communities. GreenTowns.com is hosted and owned by AmericanTowns.com L.L.C. – a network of hyper-local websites serving 15,000 cities and towns – headquartered in Fairfield, CT.

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