Apps

A new addition to the SGW ways to go green! These are just a few of the many that we liked — send us your green apps, too!

BrainCafeGeoQuizBrain Cafe Geoquiz  FREE

Test your knowledge of the planet Earth and all its wonders. User-friendly, touch-sensitive interface, GeoQuiz makes learning fun and easy.

GoodGuide GoodGuide  FREE

Safe, healthy, green & ethical product reviews based on scientific ratings of over 250,000 products on their site, to help you find what you’re looking for. GoodGuide scientists rate products on a 0 – 10 scale for their health, environment, and social impact.

GreenGenie Green Genie  $0.99

More than 100 green projects to tackle, like bringing your own grocery bags when you go shopping or reducing your company’s paper usage. It also includes a glossary of green terms and lists recommended websites and green organizations. The plastics directory helps you understand what the number 5 on your yogurt container means, and why it may not be recyclable in your area!

GreenPower_BatterySaver Green Power Battery Saver  FREE

A fully automatic Android application — once configured, it runs and saves your battery by itself, by smartly managing applications like Wifi, Mobile data and Bluetooth. The more you have the app do, the less you have to worry about so it saves battery life, and saves you time as well!

iRecycle iRecycle  FREE

Helps you find local, convenient recycling locations in your area. Start by choosing the item you want to recycle, such as batteries or electronics and you are given a list of options. It provides access to more than 1,500,000 ways to recycle over 350 materials! For iOS and Android cell phones. Developed by Earth911.

Locavore Locavore  FREE

The easiest way to find local, in-season food. Pinpoint nearby farmers’ markets & farms that sell the products you love. Discover seasonal recipes. Share it all on Facebook.

PaperKarma PaperKarma  FREE

PaperKarma helps you get rid of Junk Mail and save the Earth at the same time!  Simply take snapshots of your paper junk mail, press Send and voila… you’ll be unsubscribed from the sender automatically.    PaperKarma handles magazines, catalogs, flyers, credit card offers, white / yellow pages, local advertisers and more.

SolarChecker SolarChecker  FREE

For solar installers and consumers looking for a simple-to-use, yet powerful, portable solar site analysis tool. This application provides users with a quick way of finding out how much energy—and revenue–a solar power system could produce at virtually any given location.

unep-carbon-calculator-102-l-124x124 UNEP Carbon Calculator  FREE

Enables you to calculate habitat area needed to bind used carbon from your travel by car, train or plane. Read about how you can make a difference and learn about each ecosystem. From the United Nations Environment Programme: available online in English, Arabic, Chinese, French, Japanese, Russian and Spanish.

zipcar Zipcar  FREE

Download the Zipcar App for free at the App Store℠ and you can view available Zipcars on a map or in a list, reserve a Zipcar any time  24/7, honk the horn to find your Zipcar, unlock and lock the doors after scanning your Zipcard!