Best Green Apps

As part of our effort to promote a more sustainable lifestyle we are assembling a list of the top 100 apps that will help you go green. Apps become an integral part of our life and a valuable tool and we believe we should also take advantage of them when it comes go greening up our lifestyle.

Below you will find our list with apps for iPhone, android and iPad. To get into our list apps need to both green and affordable - we chose only apps that are either free or cost less than $2.

The apps are brought to you in an alpabetical order. We hope you will find these apps useful and enjoyable!

Top 100 Green Apps:

1. Avego Driver (free, iPhone and iPad)
With Avego Driver, you can turn your car into a bus! Avego will offer your empty seats to other people along your route in real time and share the cost of the journey between you and each rider, saving everyone time and money. HOW DOES IT WORK?

2. Carticipate (free, iPhone and iPad)
Save money on gas while helping the environment by carticipating with friends, family, groups, or co-workers. Coordinate driving plans, carpool, or a ride share by indicating where you are going, when, and post your ride. We will match you to local carticipants going your way.

3. Clear Standards Carbon Tracker (free, iPhone)
This is another neat App that empowers you to reduce your carbon footprint. It utilizes the built-in GPS to track your movements and make suggestions. The only trick is that this App must be open the whole time so it can collect the data. It gives you the option of setting monthly goals for yourself and motivates you to stay the course when you open the App. (Source: Green Prophet)

4. Control4 MyHome (free, iPhone, iPad and android)
Turn your iPhone or iPod Touch into the ultimate touch screen remote for your Control4 home automation system. Control your lights, thermostats, audio, video, web cameras, security system, and much more with easy taps and gestures. Please Note: This application requires a Control4 system.

5. Every Body Walk! (free, iPhone, iPad and android)
Every Body Walk! is committed to get Americans up and moving. The Every Body Walk! app enables you to personalize your walking plan, connect with walking communities, learn about the latest fitness trends and tips and more. Get connected and get walking! Track and save your own walking routes, build your walking history--then share your progress on Facebook!

6. GasHog ($0.99, iPhone and iPad)
GasHog is a utility for iPhone and iPod Touch to track the fuel economy of your vehicle. GasHog allows you to enter the odometer reading and the amount of fuel added every time you add fuel, and it automatically calculates the fuel economy of your last tank, as well as historical averages. Additionally, GasHog offers tips for improving the fuel economy of your vehicle.

7. Green Schools Revolution: The Game (free, iPhone and android)
Have you got what it takes to be the ultimate Eco Warrior at home and at school? GREEN SCHOOLS REVOLUTION: THE GAME, from The Co-operative, is your chance to show off just how green you can be! Put your green knowledge to the test, saving water and energy as you go. Can you unlock the secret bonus round and make it to the top of the leaderboard?

8. Green Power Free battery saver (free, android)
No need to charge your battery so often! Green Power battery saver brings many extra hours to your battery life! Unlike other battery savers that require regular user manual actions, Green Power is fully automatic: Once configured, it runs and saves your battery by itself. It does so by smartly managing Wifi, Mobile data & Bluetooth: Turning them off when you don't need them, but ensure minimum disturbance: Automatic turned ON when needed by you or by other apps (e.g retrieving mails).

9. GoodGuide (free, iPhone and android)
showcases sustainable products and features a bar code scanner to check an item's environmental impact before buying it. GoodGuide's mission is to become the best information source for products' and companies' environmental, health and social impacts. Its database has more than 70,000 ratings in categories ranging from personal care to toys. If a product catches your eye, you can add it to a shopping list within the app, and if you discover that your favorite deodorant doesn't live up to your environmental standards, you can make note of that, too. GoodGuide is a TechCrunch50 alum. (source: TechCrunch)

10. inBloom (free, iPhone)
inBloom finds organic, environmental, and sustainable businesses near your current location. Just press the button to 'See Goodness Nearby' and get a list of positive businesses, with ratings, maps, and more. This first version is built for NYC's five boroughs as well as members of Musician's Energy Conservation Alliance (MECA), with additional cities to be added throughout 2012.

11. Light Bulb Finder (free, iPhone and android)
Need to upgrade your home’s lighting to be more energy efficient? Enter your zip code and simple information about your home’s existing lighting, and the Light Bulb Finder app will instantly recommend energy-efficient bulbs with the right fit, appearance and quality, while calculating cost and energy savings. The Light Bulb Finder is a free download for your iPhone, iPad touch, iPod and Android smartphone. (source:

12. Locvaore (free, iPhone and android)
Based on your phone’s GPS location, Locavore will make searching for in-season, local food a breeze by pinpointing farms and farmers’ markets nearest you. Read all about them on their profile page, find that specific local item you have been looking for or just check out what’s in-season right now. Plus, you can get recipe suggestions to make with your delicious local food and then, brag about it to all your friends through Facebook.

13. MailStop Mobile (free, iPhone and iPhone)
Take photos of junk mail and catalogs you no longer wish to receive, and we'll take care of the rest. The MailStop Mobile app turns your iPhone into a tool for stopping junk mail. Simply take a picture of each piece of unwanted mail through the app and upload. We submit your opt-out request with each company and track their responses for you in an online account. MailStop Mobile is brought to you by Catalog Choice, the leader in online mail preference services.

14. Meter Readings ($1.99, iPhone and iPad)
Closely monitor your household energy and water usage and the chances are you will SAVE MONEY!

15. Seafood Watch (free, iPhone, iPad and android)
Seafood Watch recommendations help you choose ocean-friendly seafood at your favorite restaurants and stores. Our app brings you the most current recommendations for seafood and sushi along with complete information about how each item should be fished or farmed. Our new Project FishMap feature lets you contribute to the app, adding the names of restaurants and stores in the U.S. where you’ve found sustainable seafood and locating what other users have found at businesses near you.

16. One Small Act (free, iPhone and iPad)
An app from the green campaign of NBC Universal that encourages you to take small green steps, promoting the message that "the impact of your one small act does make a big difference." It tracks all of the little things you do for the environment and discovers how your impact compares with everyone else's.

17. What's Fresh ($0.99, iPhone and iPad)
What’s Fresh will help you to eat the freshest foods by allowing you to know anytime, anywhere what fruits and vegetables are currently in season in your area. This knowledge is valuable to make selections that are beneficial for both your health and for the environment, whether you are at home or at the market.

18. Whirleo ($0.99, iPhone and iPad)
Take a spin with Whirleo to save the planet! Whirleo follows the journey of a group of spinning tops that whirl through planet Rotopolis. As they travel, each Whirleo cleans up pollutants released by the begrimed Guzzler. Now you can help Whirly and his friends clean-up their environment via your touch-based mobile gaming device.




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