Urban Sustainability

Cities are the sustainable hub of the future, where over 80 percent of our population will eventually live. If we can't make cities sustainable, we can't make the world sustainable.

Pittsburgh Aquaponics
Pittsburgh Aquaponics
Pittsburgh Aquaponics is a University of Pittsburgh-based project that aims to showcase the power of aquaponics in downtown Pittsburgh.
Roof to Table | 360° Video Experience
Roof to Table | 360° Video Experience
The George Washington University
Roof to Table takes it to the next level. Literally. Not just one, but a few levels up: to the roof. All it takes is a smartphone — and the YouTube app.
Using the simple power of walking to give a city light
Using the simple power of walking to give a city light
George Washington University
Walking has never been a better option. Cities around the world have started to harness the power of pedestrian footsteps to light city sidewalks.

A panel from the indoor farm Aeroponics Model 325.

Iowa State Daily
Indoor farming is a new type of farming that can be self-contained and put into indoor spaces.
George Washington University
Local startups Handy Bikes DC and Aurora Smart Technologies are striving to address safety concerns and innovate cycling in the district.
Join us for an inside look at The Fresh Food Factory.
Join us for an inside look at The Fresh Food Factory.
George Washington University
In this 360 video, you will learn how The Fresh Food Factory, an urban farm in Anacostia, is revolutionizing food access in DC food deserts.
The George Washington University
Around the globe, green leaders, students, professors, workers in government, and everyday citizens alike united for a one-day conference to develop and evolve inventive solutions to pressing environmental issues.

Do you really need that decoration in your drink? Or the straw, for that matter? It's OK to pass on these extras. (Alpha du centaure/Creative Commons)

GWU
I've found not many college students know the basics of living more sustainably and cheaply. Here are a few ideas students can use to change up their daily routine to be more gentle to our earth. 
American University, Spring 2016 Video Intern
If cars only account for roughly a third of our carbon, what is the real culprit? Buildings.

(Photo courtesy Pixabay)

American University, Spring 2016 Video Intern
It appears H&M is following in the footsteps of companies like Levi’s, Nike and Adidas, which have been pushed by the public to reinvent their production waste tactic through water and textile recycling programs.

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