Green Communities

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

Mag-Lev/Regenydyne Corporation
If Magneto and Storm from X-Men had a love child, what energy innovation would their offspring create? Regenydyne broaches one possibility.
Planet Forward
Can your community turn tragedy into opportunity? Bill Worthen, American Institute of Architects' National Director and Resource Architect for Sustainability, sits down with us to talk about LEED certification and how disaster can provide... Read More
Planet Forward
Social networks have the power to link cultures across continents. See how energy demand response companies, such as Enernoc, wired their networks to fend off this summer's heat waves, which scorched communities from New York to Texas.WATCH!
Planet Forward
In this week's webisode, we bring you an idea from the National Science Foundation about the benefits of green roofs. Also hear from a Planet Forward member who shows us her small business of painting roofs white for an environmental benefit.
Planet Forward
In order for us to live in a more sustainable way, we have to start by making smarter decisions about how we live in our communities. One of the most important ways in which we can do that is to change the way we move around. On Wednesday, May... Read More
University of Mississippi
Oxford, Miss., paves the way for Bike Friendly Communities to enhance cycling as a mode of transportation.
UNL School of Natural Resources
The small town of Petersburg, Nebraska is being revitalized by new investments in wind energy in the area. New jobs are attracting young people back to the community and garnering the support of local naysayers.
Ole Miss
Rebel Pedals is a bicycle sharing program that promotes a clean and green campus at The University of Mississippi. Rebel Pedals is a wonderful aspect of the Ole Miss campus. We feel that other colleges could learn from our campus and hopefully join... Read More
University of Mississippi
Ole Miss dining has started a green meal plan to make students more aware. They have also began a "Meatless Monday" to encourage vegetarianism.
EarthCo Building Systems
The EarthCo Megablock is a building material that comes directly from the earth! This company transforms abundant, earthy material into giant blocks that can take the place of more common building products often shipped over long distances. The... Read More

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