Green Living

A lot of simple, seemingly insignificant things can add up to a positive and meaningful global change. PF Members have solutions to living a more sustainable day to day life.

George Washington University
Maryland-based organization Bikes for the World diverts thousands of bicycles annually from the U.S. waste stream. 

Toxic embalming fluids can seep into the ground in traditional burial.

Florida International University
Everyone dies eventually. By utilizing the new process of alkaline hydrolysis, or water cremation, at least we don't have to kill the planet too.
Eco-Business
Singapore's 21st century "school of life" aims to ground urbanites, forge deep connections to nature, and educate for a sustainable future.
Powerhouse Drøbak Montessori Secondary School
The George Washington University
We look to Snøhetta, a Norwegian architecture firm, to explore how we can build for the future by shaping society through culturally and environmentally responsive, and sustainable design.

On our reusable water bottles, we incorporated one of our school symbols, an image of a tree, and a quote to encourage people to think about their relationship with the earth.

Middlebury College
A high school project about reusable water bottles looks to find ways to reduce waste, question mindsets, and work with diverse groups of people to achieve common (and uncommon) goals.
Mendenhall Glacier

The Mendenhall Glacier, a Juneau landmark, is both a major tourist attraction and a reminder of rapid regional climate change. (Megan Behnke/Florida State University)

Florida State University
My dad hates making phone calls, but that has not stopped him from calling for 80% renewable energy for Alaska's Capital City.
The University of Mississippi
The National Center for Computational Hydroscience and Engineering at the University of Mississippi conducts research on natural disasters, erosion, dam simulations, and much more.
Farmers market donation jar

A donation jar placed on a book table at the weekly Oxford Community Farmers Market.

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | University of Mississippi
One farmers market in Oxford, Mississippi, has re-established themselves as a community center in an effort to battle food insecurity. 
Earth Action Initiative

Graphics and photos courtesy of Brandon Wood.

UC Berkeley
Berkeley grad students are creating and implementing consolidated guidelines for environmental groups based on successful action strategies.
Osprey on a tree next to a pond at Eckerd College

An osprey on a tree next to a pond at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Eckerd College
Each year, professor Elizabeth Forys leads a group of Eckerd College students in a research project about the ospreys that nest on campus and in the area. This research helps us understand the health of the rest of the ecosystem. 

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