We don’t just think you can. We know you can. Little search engines that could support your fave causes and save energy – and are as free and as easy to use as Google.
- The same good results. These search engines pull their results from the Google or Yahoo databases.
- Donating to charity. Get on the donation train – each search you do via a charity search engine generates about $0.01 for good causes (the money comes from the ads on search-engine sites).
- Saving energy. Some engines have a dark background color instead of white, which when viewed on older, CRT monitors – consumes 20% less energy than typical engines.
- GoodSearch – powered by Yahoo, it donates 50% of revenues to a charity you choose each time you search.
- Blackle – an unofficial black version of Google that uses less energy than the white version on some screens (for a more colorful option, try The Green Spider).
- CatchTomorrow – customizable news, weather, and search options; donates 50% of revenues to the public school district of your choice.
- Green Maven – though it’s not for charity, this Google-based search engine yields results from green-related websites only.