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.

Dupont Circle Fountain

The Dupont Circle Fountain is a lively D.C. attraction and the center of a popular WalkUP. (Creative Commons)

George Washington University
Whether you’ve narrowly avoided an aggressive driver, or have only experienced L.A.'s traffic jams through “La La Land’s” opening musical number, just hearing the words driving and city in the same sentence can drive you crazy.

(Photograph courtesy Housing Sewanee.)

Sewanee: University of the South
I created a storymap on ArcGIS online to describe Housing Sewanee's new project, which will consist of seven nearly self-sustaining homes. The project's story and impact, however, extends far beyond the homes themselves.

Stan Johnson leads a workshop at Knoxville's Socially Equal Energy Efficient Development program. (SEEED Knoxville)

The George Washington University
“Nothing stops a bullet like a job,” is the last thing you might expect the director of a sustainability program to preach, but Stan Johnson, executive director of Knoxville’s Socially Equal Energy Efficiency Development program, believes that... Read More
PSA: Water pollution in the Potomac River
PSA: Water pollution in the Potomac River
The George Washington University
Through my Intro to Video Production class in the School of Media and Public Affairs at the George Washington University, I was able to film a public service announcement about water pollution in the Potomac River. 

(Margaret Luzier / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
This article presents the issue of high blood lead levels within an impoverished community and offers an innovative solution for cleaning the water.
Markthal Rotterdam
Northeastern University
I had the chance to dig deeper into my fascination with Dutch infrastructure when I met Martin Aarts, marathon runner and Senior Advisor for Urban Planning for the municipality of Rotterdam.

(Chrispopovic/Creative Commons)

SUNY-ESF
The best example of sustainability in action I know is the social network that is the bicycling community in my hometown of Pittsburgh.
Middlebury College
Building the sustainable home through the reconstructing the nature of being.
The George Washington University
A PSA highlighting the facilities GWU has to offer to combat traffic congestion.
Greater Gombe Ecosystem Land Use Map

Greater Gombe Ecosystem Land Use Map (Madison Vorva/Pomona College)

Pomona College
An environmental science lesson, using GIS to explore the Jane Goodall Institute's conservation strategy in the Greater Gombe Ecosystem.

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