Quiet Communities seeks to transition landscape maintenance to low noise, zero emissions practices with positive solutions to protect the health of workers, children, the public and the environment. It provides research, education, outreach, and solutions, working collaboratively with communities, businesses, schools, and government agencies.
Noise Free's mission is to elevate the issue of noise pollution with federal, state, and local officials, as well as to educate the public about the dangers of noise pollution. It calls on all States to adopt a comprehensive Noise Code which would form the general framework for county and local ordinances within the State.
QCDC is a volunteer public health non-profit group based in Washington D.C., working with elected officials, public-health and environmental experts, community representatives, and manufacturers and operators from the landscaping and lawn-care industries in order to accelerate the impending shift to cleaner, quieter, more sustainable practices in landscaping and yard care.
NPC seeks to raise awareness about noise pollution, provide information and resources regarding noise pollution, and strengthen laws and governmental efforts to control noise pollution.
The Right to Quiet Society for Soundscape Awareness and Protection was founded in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1982 with the mission of raising public awareness of the detrimental effects of noise on health; promoting awareness of noise pollution and the dangers of noise, and working for noise reduction through better regulation and enforcement.
Huntington CALM provides education and outreach on the health and environmental impacts associated with highly polluting, noisy landscape equipment. Its mission is to move the commercial landscape industry to zero emission, quiet, sustainable practices, starting with the elimination of the highly polluting two-stroke engine gas leaf blower.
Clean Cities coalitions support the nation's energy and economic security by building partnerships to advance affordable domestic transportation fuels, energy efficient mobility systems, and other fuel-saving technologies and practices.
BAN LEAF BLOWERS is pushing to ban leaf-blowers on environmental, civil and animal-welfare grounds.
It is an activist organization, advising members to spread awareness and, if need be, e-mail legislators and any mainstream conservation groups.
QC/PDX is a volunteer effort working to eliminate the use of gas powered leaf blowers to stop the harm that these tools cause to workers, the public and the environment. It is working to raise awareness of this issue, educate the public about healthier alternatives and establish common sense regulation in the Portland area and across Oregon.
Noise and the City was founded in 2015 as both a home for the former Greater Boston Neighborhood Noise Survey and a place where to document and describe the community soundscape and examine its impact on human health—both physically and mentally. It provides free, accessible, and dynamic advocacy tools, data, and resources to aid communities in understanding and addressing their specific noise issues.
The Quiet Coalition consists of science, health, and legal professionals concerned about the impacts of noise on health, environment, learning, productivity, and quality of life in America. It provides a platform for communication, programs, and coordinated action for those trying to bring current medical and scientific knowledge to the process of creating a quieter, more sustainable, and livable world.