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
There are lessons to be learned from history about making our cities more sustainable.
George Washington University
The Compost Pedallers in Austin, Texas, started a creative initiative in 2012 that has helped increase awareness about composting, while lessening their city's carbon footprint and making it greener.
The George Washington University
Urban heat islands are a dangerous effect of global warming, and some cities are taking action to combat it.
Serving with CSA (Community Supported Agriculture)
Serving with CSA (Community Supported Agriculture)
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Find out what Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is and why this new farming model is the answer to growing better food, reducing waste, creating connection and overall building a foundation for a more sustainable future.
George Washington University
Researchers at UDC are implementing "urban food hubs" in food deserts in DC to teach people how to grow their own food.
George Washington University
The next best thing to using no plastic is making plastic useful.
The George Washington University
Automated return systems have the potential to drastically improve the world's recycling rate.
Urban rooftops can help the environment
Urban rooftops can help the environment
George Washington University
Rooftops are rarely seen and extremely underutilized. Let's put them to use!
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.

Pages