Green Communities

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

Students at the University of Central Missouri partnered with the school and local community to launch an initiative that will lower their energy expenses by 31% and free bike rentals.
Georgia Tech focuses on solving real-world sustainability problems for people around the world.
Dude, the school wants more like buildings on campus like the one we built. In Iowa, students at Luther College are not only working together, but living together in order to make their campus more sustainable. Students created a solar-powered... Read More
Austin Community College is a commuter college that focuses helping their students reduce the impact of their transportation options.
Florida Gulf Coast University
Florida Gulf Coast University has a 2MW 15-acre solar photovoltaic array, geothermal energy to heat and cool their pools, and a student-run permaculture food forest.
Glendale Community College has been invested in sustainability since 2004, and now features over 30 on-campus "Green Efforts" initiatives.
Spelman College's vision is to build a college that will thrive for the next 100 years, and the way to do that is through sustainability.
Minnesota 2020
Streetlights cost millions of dollars every year in energy bills and equipment upkeep. A new neighborhood initiative in the Minnehaha-Hiawatha community of Minneapolis is testing a lighting system using LED and induction technology to improve energy... Read More
Planet Forward
Replace your water filter...with oysters? See how some communities are letting nature do their dirty work.
Chateau Homes is a factory builder of wood frame single and multi-family homes. We are in the process of developing a smart and efficient house suitable for the majority of small urban lots that will be affordable, safe, and efficient in both its... Read More

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