Green Communities

Do You Live in A Green Community? Check out these websites to find out more! Los Angeles County Got to Go Green L.A. San Bernardino County Ventura County:   Sustainable Ventura Green Guide For Huntington Beach, Orange County & Southern California Green Santa Barbara Green SF: San Francisco Sacramento Green Living Green Fresno San Diego[…]

Green Jobs

Websites for job listings, conferences and training programs: American Wind Energy Association Green for All Solar Energy Industries Association Green Dream Jobs National Black Farmers Association Electronic Recyclers International Career Eco Green Job Profiles Solar Power Installer Salary $15-35 per hour The job of a solar power installer requires workers to install solar thermal water[…]

Eco-Friendly Businesses

A number of businesses are providing leadership and defining the look and scope of sustainable business practices.  These companies are the real innovators and while they represent different types of businesses, they universally focus on building a fully integrated and comprehensive sustainable business practice.  The elements of a sustainable business include:  sustainable products, supply chain,[…]

Green Living Tips

Green Your Home WHOLE HOUSE Weather-stripping. A 1/8 inch gap between the front door’s threshold is the draft equivalent of having a two-inch hole in the wall.   Home sealing (weather-stripping windows and doors) can reduce your energy bill by 10 percent, according to US Dept of Energy. Let Clippings Lie. Yard waste, including bagged grass[…]


The Omnivore’s Dilemma (Penguin), food expert Michael Pollan explores the hot-button issues of food production in the U.S. , including factory farming and the local and organic movements.  His most recent endeavor, In Defense of Food (Penguin), show how “nutritional” processed foods are replacing the market for real, whole ingredients. Henry Pollack, Ph.D. has been[…]

The Russell G. Sakagucki Memorial GRIP Page

GREEN RESOURCE AND INFORMATION PORTAL  (GRIP) These pages are dedicated to Russell Sakaguchi, a long-term board member of the Community Development Technologies Center (CDTech). Russell dedicated over 30 years of his life to community and sustainable development, and social justice causes.  His life embodied a commitment to changing the quality of life of the most[…]

The Russell G. Sakaguchi* Memorial Green Resources and Information Portal (GRIP)

Welcome! to the Russell G. Sakaguchi Memorial Green Resources and Information Portal (GRIP). GRIP is the portal to living green.  These pages offer simple, low cost tips for anyone concerned about the economic, environmental, and spiritual health and well-being of our local and global communities. This information is provided because of our belief that you[…]

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Financial Information The CDTech Center is concerned about protecting the privacy of all who visit our website. We adhere to state and federal privacy laws and industry guidelines to ensure that you feel safe when visiting CDTech online. Following is the privacy policy that governs this website. By using this site, you are indicating that[…]