Go green & help the environment with iPhone apps

By Posted 29 Jul 2011, 14:30

There are so many concerns about the current state of the planet with many issues to be addressed and so many topics up for discussion, the issues of environmental damage can affect us all. Whether it is plastic bags, carbon emissions, waste disposal or nuclear power, there is always something you can do to help the current situation. You may find that owning an electric car or recycling is doing your bit. We thought it would be a good idea to run you through a few apps available to help educate you in the green issues and interesting news.

Going-Green by Computer Docs LLC is $0.99 and available through the iTunes App Store. This app is an ideal way of finding out the alternative fuel stations in the United States. With information on the location, phone number, fuel type, access, nozzle, and payment information you will find this easy to use app a great way too find the nearest fuel stations in seconds. Going-Green contains details for Compressed Natural Gas, Liquefied Natural Gas, Liquefied Petroleum Gas, (Propane) Ethanol (E85) Biodiesel, Hydrogen and Electric. Search for the station using name, distance, state, city, zip code and station name.

Green News – Environmental, Sustainability and Green Issues News & Views by AppSNow.co.uk is $1.99 at the App Store and has the best sources on all aspects of environmental news. View sustainable living tips, tricks, news and opinions. With a feedback option, you can share any suggestions for further developments straight to the development team and they will use this information to create the best independent green application going.

Ecosnoop – Environmental / Energy Waste Reporting and Green Activism tool (PRO) by QSAccess, LLC is $1.99 available at the App Store. This app is an education and networking tool that allows corporations, government and communities to encourage energy efficiency and environmental awareness through social networking. Find out about energy and cost saving ideas with help on the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions through cost-effective solutions. With your iPhone, you can report environmental issues, waste or positive examples and submit EcoCases to EcoSnoop for discussion and resolution. You can also give them information on the waste in government, large buildings, and in our community.

Environmental Dictionary by Deep Powder Software is available at the App Store for $0.99. This application is Dictionary based and has terms of the environment and environmental sciences. Get the most out of following the green movement or just use Environmental Dictionary to inform you how to become greener. Simply find what you are looking for with this easy to use app. There is a tutorial page directly through the application.

Environmental Educator by Environmental Educator LLC is $1.99 through the iTunes App Store. Using this app, you will gain valuable information teaching you how to help keep this planet livable. With a topic a week and daily segments about a 30-40 second video you will be informed on the current issues concerning certain situations.

Air Pollution by Deep Powder Software is $0.99 at the App Store. With indoor air pollution and urban air quality listed as two of the world’s worst pollution problems, this app contains pollutants, terminology, definitions, laws, government and private associations. This great reference guide can help students with their educational needs and the concerned. Give this app feedback on different topics concerning air pollution and see if they include your suggestions to enhance the application.

There are massive changes in the environment today, learning to cut back and inform others we can help reduce the process of spiraling environmental issues. It could be just a small step like using a reusable bag or recycling your water. All you need to do is see the affects a plastic bag can have on marine life. We hope that you have found an app that could assist you in helping the environment. These apps are also available on iPad and iPod Touch.