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.

Wind turbines in Lubbock, Texas
Planet Forward Correspondent | Texas Tech University
Texas is known nationwide as being home to cotton, cattle, and oil booms. But renewable energy industries are quickly gaining popularity in the state.

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George Washington University
Today, we live in a world full of problems, from water crisis to climate change, from health issues to poverty. Now, imagine a world where people are well educated, and who can find solutions to these challenges.
Planet Forward Correspondent | Eckerd College
Single-use plastics litter our environment, but there’s something we can all do to help: reduce and refuse single-use plastics. Eckerd College took a stand — and so can you.
Denver Nuggets mascot shows off a new aluminum cup

Denver Nuggets mascot, Rocky, shows off Ball’s new aluminum cup, which launched at Denver's Pepsi Center this fall as a replacement for plastic cups. (Ball Corporation handout)

SUNY College at Brockport
Ball Corporation takes on replacing the ubiquitous plastic cup at sports venues with aluminum, helping reduce waste and, at CU-Boulder, work toward their plastic-free goals.
Misericordia University
For my first project as a Planet Forward Correspondent, I decided to sit down and chat about recycling with my good friend Gardyney Deshommes, a GLNS major at Misericordia University.
Hemp Bioplastic
Hemp Bioplastic
SUNY-ESF
Proper recycling and making use of the hemp plant more for bio-materials such as bio-plastic.
SUNY ESF
Cross generational perspective on the past and future of the falls.
SUNY ESF
Rowan Kunz embodies a true environmentalist by demonstrating how intentional living extends beyond the four walls of her self-built tiny home on the edge of the Catskill Mountains.
SUNY-ESF
This is a guide based on the lifestyle of people in Ghana to demonstrate how to change common practices to be more sustainable.

Mt. Rainier looms behind the Seattle Seahawks stadium — a constant reminder of the natural world all around us. (J.C. Winkler/Creative Commons)

SUNY College at Brockport
Since 2011 professional teams and venues have come together as the Green Sports Alliance, aiming to reduce sports' environmental impact.

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