The First Ever Going Green Social Networking Site Promotes Eco-Friendly Living

Eco-friendly College Professor launches world's first social networking site to promote going green and environmental protection initiatives. New website allows those who want to save the environment to network and socialize together online.
By: TCR Marketing
Aug. 31, 2009 - PRLog -- Eco-friendly consumers who want to network with other going green people can now do so online. is the world’s first site to bring eco-friendly people together who want to support environmental protection causes and raise awareness of the going green lifestyle. is 100% non-profit and is the only social networking site dedicated to promoting awareness, education, and action on global environmental issues both on and off-line.

College Professor Shawna Schenk is devoted to raising awareness for environmental issues and decided to share her efforts online.  The objective of the site is to incorporate a social networking platform which provides education and awareness about global environmental issues and brings people together who are passionate about promoting a green lifestyle.  Similar to popular social networking sites, members have the ability to communicate back and forth to each other.  By sharing photos, comments and postings, members can discuss current environmental issues, going green initiatives, and tips for living an eco-friendly lifestyle.   Members can also recruit ‘roommates’, similar to Facebook’s popular ‘group’ application. has distinct ‘academic inspired’ features and a creative design.  For instance, instead of creating profiles, users create and personalize their own ‘dorm rooms’ to identify themselves.  Consumers can visit the ‘classroom’ for a lesson in global warming and climate change.  

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Founder and creator Shawna Schenk started exploring global warming many years ago and began encouraging her students to follow more eco-friendly lifestyles.  According to Shawna, “University of the Green is the University of the World.  It’s not just for college students; it’s for anyone who wants to be a student of the earth.  We need to understand what our world is going through, only then can we make it better.” will be promoting eco-friendly actions online and on ground through events and fundraisers which will bring environmental awareness to communities.   Shawna adds, “Simple lifestyle changes like purchasing energy efficient light bulbs can help make a difference.  I want to show people how one small change can be significant if you multiply that change by the amount of people in the world.”

To enroll in the green University, visit

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