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.

Society has perceptions of scientists; white lab coats, sitting in their labs, conducting research separate from the public realm. Yet, there is a human dimension to science.
Using the simple power of walking to give a city light
Using the simple power of walking to give a city light
George Washington University
Walking has never been a better option. Cities around the world have started to harness the power of pedestrian footsteps to light city sidewalks.
True2o, a True Solution
True2o, a True Solution
The George Washington University
True2o is a creative solution to those of us that dream of owning water bottles but can't quite follow through.
The David E. Shi Center for Sustainability goes green.
The David E. Shi Center for Sustainability goes green.
Furman University
A tour of Furman University's Shi Center for Sustainability highlighting green building performed as a parody to The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
Umpqua Community College
A group of natural builders was inspired to come to Standing Rock to help create permanent winterized structures for the water protectors opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline, while also demonstrating sustainable alternatives to modern building.
Girl playing game
George Washington University
A community scrambles as a school sinks into the water.
Photo courtesy of the University of the South

Sewanee's 13,000-acre campus, otherwise known as the "Domain." (Photo courtesy of the University of the South)

Sewanee: University of the South
A Q&A with Sewanee's Domain Manager, Nate Wilson, to learn more about Sewanee's land use decisions on our 13,000-acre campus.

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.

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