6 Awesome Apps that Make Green Living Easy

Going green is not a trend that is going away. Luckily, technology is making it easier to go green. Take a look at these six apps that can be used as tools for green education.


Good Guide

Image via Google Play

GoodGuide is a bar-code scanner that gives you information about the products you’re thinking of buying. It tells you when a product is socially responsible, safe, healthy, and its overall green score. You can use this app whenever you’re shopping to learn about the best products to buy.

Green Genie

Green genie

Image via Heist Device

Another great app that makes sustainable living easy is Green Genie. It is a huge database of tips and facts about going green. It shows you how much money you can save by switching to energy-efficient appliances, driving an electric or hybrid car, or simply planting a garden. Whenever your kids get bored, pull out the Green Genie app and teach them something new about how they can do their part for the environment. There are also sustainable project guides you can try yourself.



Image via Google Play

An excellent way to go green is to purchase food and other products from farmers’ markets. It helps infuse money into your local economy and promotes sustainable living. With a smartphone like the iPhone 6S Plus from a reliable network, you can download apps like Locavore to help you find local farmers’ markets. 

Green Kitchen

Green kitchen

Image via iTunes

The Green Kitchen app has recipes that teach you how to make food from organic fruits and vegetables. The way you eat actually plays a major role in the environment. You can use the Green Kitchen app to teach your kids how to eat better and what foods have the lowest impact on the environment.

Carma Carpooling

Carma Carpooling

Image via Google Play

Ride sharing is one of the newest trends in green living. There are many apps you can use to find ride-sharing opportunities, like Carma Carpooling, which helps you find people in your area who share a local commute so you can ride together to cut emissions and reduce traffic. 

Green Me

Green me

Image via Google Play

The Green Me app asks you to list five things every day that you have done that are good for the environment. There are suggestions for you, and your kids can participate too. Simply make the list part of your bedtime routine. The more green items you’re able to list, the greener your tracking bar becomes. It’s a great visual way to learn to be green.


Nikki is an author and writer specializing in green living ideas and tips, adventure travel, upcycling, and all things eco-friendly. She's traveled the globe, swum with sharks and been bitten by a lion (fact). She lives in a tiny town with a fat cat and a very bad dog.

Check out our Books!