Green Communities

It takes a village. Or a city. Some PF Member ideas for turning whole communities green.

The George Washington University
People move around for lots of reasons, and sustainable living is becoming one of the big ones. Is DC's recent population explosion due to the increasingly sustainable nature of the city?
Researchers from the California Institute of Technology have created a prototype for a solar-powered sanitation system that can be used in remote parts of the planet that are not currently served by municipal sewage systems. Caltech's prototype,... Read More
Q - Awareness trash bags are just normal ECO garbage bags, which just at home have in your kitchen cupboard. Just what is so special about it is that Q - garbage bags are equipped with a print that can be a picture or text that should people to... Read More
Minnesota 2020
In more ways than one, Minnesota is leading the way to the new energy economy. Innovative technology is driving down the cost of photovoltaic systems and driving up the energy generation efficiency. Energy leaders and policy makers recently toured... Read More
America is facing enormous social, economic and environmental costs associated with the 20 million vacant housing units and commercial space that is dragging down the national economy. These nonproductive real estate assets (liabilities) burden... Read More
It is a wind turbine that is placed on top of the A/C condenser. As the condenser is turned on the air rotates the the turbine blades. As the blades rotates it creates electric energy. The energy goes back into the house. Here is a link to my site... Read More
College campuses are energy guzzlers. I know because I just graduated from Indiana University. As an environmental enthusiast that is worried about the future of our planet, I don't know of a quicker, cheaper or more convenient way to avoid wasted... Read More
Background: We have work force management apps like Google coordinate which allows businesses to dispatch and track their mobile employees, be they truck, taxi drivers or pizza delivery guys, which enables the deployment of resources in a... Read More
Minnesota 2020
Ecology tells us that the health and abundance of native plants and animals are important indicators of an ecosystem's water quality. This simple lesson is putting teenagers from North Minneapolis to work this summer gathering data, clearing... Read More

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