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
Recycling used to just make you think of committed greenies, but now it's more common place and widely accepted.  So, how can we take recycling to the next level?  How about some green...cash? This week we feature Planet Forward innovators who are... 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
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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
Minnesota 2020
The great Minnesota get-together was mostly about bizarre foods, homegrown entertainment, and people-watching. But with growing public attention to sustainability, Minnesota State Fair's Eco-Experience exhibit drew fair goers looking for ways to... 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

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