Green Communities

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

Planet Forward
The office is not one of the first places we turn when looking to reduce our carbon footprint, but that may be changing. A number of tactics, from using recycled paper to making delivery and travel routes more efficient, can be used to "green" your... Read More
Recent changes in one of Oxford’s public transportation systems could help keep it running for years to come.
In an effort to reduce the harmful emissions and wasted fuel from idling trucks and buses, Clean Air Council has developed an innovative new tool – IdleFreePhilly - that allows Philadelphians to report when and where they witness illegal idling. By... Read More
Planet Forward
How Ben's Chili Bowl, the famous Washington, DC Restaurant, switched to Wind Energy, and why every other business should follow their lead.
Planet Forward
Part 2 of a 3 part series: See Part 1: Van Jones on Community Solar and Wind EnergySee Part 3: Van Jones on Obama's Fuel Efficiency Standards
Planet Forward
Part 1 of a 3 part seriesSee Part 2: Van Jones on What Individuals Can Do to Increase EfficiencySee Part 3: Van Jones on Obama's Fuel Efficiency Standards
Old and new technology in solar and wind technologies at a variety of other, can be applied in, producing, developing environmentally friendly sources of clean electricity. Solar panels have been around for a long time, and currently government... Read More
Planet Forward
By Victoria Riess, Haley Lesavoy, and Mark Abramson. A short video documentary highlighting education provided by nonprofit Casey Trees at the elementary level and the impact it has on our environment's future. Casey Trees was established to... Read More
Planet Forward
It's almost as universal to our lives as air, but how many of us really know where our electricity comes from or how it gets to our homes? Is our energy infrastructure up to the 21st consumer's demands? Is it really worth the investment to upgrade.

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