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.

Signs on sorting waste, found outside a cafe in Hawi, North Kohala District, Island of Hawaii. (Riddhi Sarkar/American University)

American University
Businesses, individuals, and the government are currently working together towards a clean energy economy as the Hawaii State Energy Office has set a target for the state to achieve 100 percent renewable energy by the year 2045.
Umpqua Community College
Oregon’s Port Orford Sustainable Seafood and the CS Fishery in the Port of Garibaldi are pioneering a new fishing model to revolutionize the way consumers think about the ethical and environmental impacts of the seafood they eat.
George Washington University
Josh Lasky took an alternative approach to sustainability education after his work experience and Cards Against Humanity inspired him to create the game Wilted Green to promote sustainability discussions through fun.
University of Mississippi Game Day Recycling Program
University of Mississippi Game Day Recycling Program
The University of Mississippi
Learn more about the community education initiative that encourages recycling while tailgating.

(Tulane Public Relations/Wikimedia Commons)

American University School of Communication
Square Roots is bringing indoor farming to a city center near you. Learn how this project is bridging gaps in the food system and how you can join its team.

(Photo: Christopher Frettoloso)

Arizona State University
The Arizona-based start-up company Tempe BetR-blok is working to create sustainable and low cost buildings.
Ole Miss Dining is certified green
Ole Miss Dining is certified green
University of Mississippi
Over the past year, Ole Miss Dining has worked with the Green Restaurant Association to improve everything from facilities to menu to become the first green certified restaurant in the state of Mississippi.

A panel from the indoor farm Aeroponics Model 325.

Iowa State Daily
Indoor farming is a new type of farming that can be self-contained and put into indoor spaces.

(Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

American University
At Sierra Club D.C.'s screening of "The True Cost," American University students learned about the environmental and social impact of the fashion industry. 
George Washington University
Local startups Handy Bikes DC and Aurora Smart Technologies are striving to address safety concerns and innovate cycling in the district.

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