Green Communities

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

Center for Green Schools
Last week, I was able to visit one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever been to make an exciting announcement, recognizing the Green School in Bali as the Center for Green School’s “2012 Greenest School on Earth.”
Center for Green Schools
By Kristin Simmons Ferguson Higher Ed Associate, Center for Green Schools
Planet Forward
Planet Forward was proud to host the video competition for Second Nature's Climate Leadership Award Finalists. Schools from across the country submitted videos and competed to win the title. After more than 14,000 votes were cast, we are proud to... Read More
The average person tends to know what plastic drip tape and soaker hoses are, but what is plastic mulch? In China alone, the equivalent area of South Carolina is covered with this fossil fuel based plastic sheet mulch every year and then the plastic... Read More
Minnesota 2020
Some Minnesota K-12 schools emphasize environmental education on their own, yet shrinking state aid has made field trips and Environmental Learning Center visits cost-prohibitive for some districts. A federal bill, branded "No Child Left Inside",... Read More
Cisco DeVries, President of Renewable Funding, states that the company’s goal which is to help property owners, residential or commercial, figure out how to get energy savings from their buildings. Renewable Funding harbors the entrepreneurial... Read More
Back to the Roots is committed to transforming one of the largest waste streams in America – the tons of coffee ground waste generated daily- into a highly-demanded, nutritious, and valuable food product: gourmet mushrooms. The Grow-it-at-Home... Read More
YOU get a bike! EVERYBODY gets a bike! Being sustainable in a big, bustling city is no easy task, but creating a free bike-sharing program in New York is just one of the ways students at NYU are making the city more sustainable!

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