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Greenwood Library Sustainability

A resource for environmental sustainability information.

Check out this film and many more on Kanopy. You can view curated films focused on the environment in their Celebrate Earth Day collection.

Or, watch this PBS-produced, David Attenborough-narrated video on Films on Demand and check out other environmental documentaries on the platform:

Additional video resources:

The Docuseek Sustainability Collection
THE SUSTAINABILITY COLLECTION encompasses a wide array of disciplines and approaches to sustainability, including new approaches to urban design, the implications of energy choices, and new and traditional agricultural methods and food distribution strategies. The collection shows in a variety of ways and places how design, conservation, community, and legislative action are all crucial components of a sustainable future at both the local and global level.

Looking for a classic environmental read?

Looking for a concise explanation of climate change?

Looking for books about our connection to plants?

Looking for fiction?

Looking for more?

Browse our print collections in the following areas:

  • GE Environmental sciences, especially
    • GE195-199 Environmentalism. Green movement
  • Science, specifically
    • QC882-QC994.9 Climatology
    • QE38 Environmental geology
    • QH72-QH77 Nature conservation, landscape protection
  • TD Environmental technology, especially
    • TD169-TD1066 Industrial environmental protection and control

Or search our ebook collections:

(Inclusion on this page does not denote endorsement of any establishment.)


Goodwill Farmville Store and Donation Center

Items: clothes, housewares, electronics, media

Website: https://www.goodwill.org/locator/

Address: 1425 A South Main Street, Farmville, Virginia 23901

Store & Donation Center Hours: Sunday 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Monday through Saturday 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM


Carousell Consignments

Items: Baby and children’s clothes, housewares

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Carousellconsignments.GivingBackToOurCommunity/

Email: carousellconsignments@gmail.com

Phone: (434) 808-0608

Address: 1433 S Main St Farmville, Virginia 23901

Store Hours: Monday through Saturday 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, closed on Sunday


Big Red Farmville Flea Market

Items: Housewares, furniture, antiques, clothes

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/BigRedFleaMarket

Phone: (434) 414-2848

Address: 41 Lakeside Dr Farmville, Virginia 23901

Hours: Monday through Saturday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Sunday 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM


Piedmont Habitat for Humanity ReStore

Proceeds from sales support local affordable housing via Habitat for Humanity.

Items: Furniture, appliances, housewares

Website: https://piedmonthabitat.org/restore/about-the-restore.html

Email: restore@piedmonthabitat.org

Phone: (434) 392-6627

Address: 1550 S Main St, Farmville, Virginia 23901

Store Hours: Tuesday through Friday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Saturday 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, closed on Sunday and Monday



Tailwaggers Thrift Store

Proceeds from sales go to Southside SPCA.

Items: clothes, housewares

Website: https://southsidespca.org/get-involved/tail-waggers-thrift-store/

Email: sspcatailwaggers@gmail.com

Address: 439 Railroad Ave. Keysville, Virginia 23947

Store Hours: Thursday and Friday 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Saturday 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, except holidays



Divine Exchange Ladies Upscale Resale

Items: women’s clothing and accessories, homegoods

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/exchange24522

Email: divineexchangeva@yahoo.com

Address: 7568 Richmond Hwy, Appomattox, Virginia 24522

Store Hours: Monday and Tuesday 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM, closed Wednesday, Thursday 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Friday 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Saturday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, closed Sunday



Nice As New

Items: clothing, housewares, furniture

Website: http://www.niceasnew.net/

Email: fez55@aol.com

Phone: (434) 384-3997

Address: 2828 Linkhorne Drive, Lynchburg, Virginia 24503

Store Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, closed Sunday and Monday


On Second Thought Consignment and Thrift

Items: clothes, furniture, housewares

Website: https://www.onsecondthought.biz/

Phone: (434) 316-9844

Address: 17860 Forest Road, Forest, Virginia

Store Hours: Monday through Saturday 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM, closed Sunday


Plato’s Closet Lynchburg

Items: clothing for children, teens, and young adults

Website: https://www.platoscloset.com/locations/lynchburg-va

Phone: (434) 385-5130

Address: 1033B Woodberry Square Pl, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502

Store Hours: Sunday 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Monday through Saturday 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM



Buffalo Exchange New & Recycled Fashion

Items: clothing

Website: https://www.buffaloexchange.com/location/carytown-richmond/

Phone: (804) 362-5880

Address: 3140 W. Cary St. Suite B, Richmond, Virginia 23221


The Clothes Rack

Proceeds support the Junior League of Richmond, a women’s organization.

Items: women’s clothing and accessories

Website: https://www.jlrichmond.org/home/support/the-clothes-rack/

Email: theclothesrack@jlrichmond.org

Phone: (804) 358-4693

Store Hours: Monday through Saturday 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Sunday 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Donation Hours: Thursday through Saturday 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Sunday 12:00PM to 5:00 PM


Diversity Thrift

All proceeds benefit the programs of Diversity Richmond, an LGBTQ+ community organization.

Items: Clothing, furniture, housewares, electronics, media

Website: http://diversitythrift.org/

Email: thrift@diversityrichmond.org

Phone: (804) 353-8890

Store Hours: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily

Address: 1407 Sherwood Ave, Richmond, Virginia 23220

Donation Hours: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM (see website for accepted items)

Electronic Waste Recycling


Kiosk located at Farmville’s Walmart

Recycle used cell phones, tablets, and MP3 players for cash.

Website: https://locations.ecoatm.com/

1800 Peery Dr, Farmville, Virginia 23901

Hours: 4:00 AM to 11:45 PM



Trade-in for cash or recycle electronics and appliances.

Website: https://www.bestbuy.com/site/services/recycling/pcmcat149900050025.c?id=pcmcat149900050025

Nearby stores:

4024 Wards Rd Ste A, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502

1615 Emmet St N, Charlottesville, Virginia 22901

1560 W Koger Center Blvd, Richmond, Virginia 23235