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.

Profile of UNL's Pollinator Plot creator
Profile of UNL's Pollinator Plot creator
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Pollinator Plot is a demonstration and research garden and an outdoor classroom.
American University School of Communication
Out-of-season fruits take a major toll on the environment. This winter, think about the real costs of that carton of strawberries and consider a greener solution.
The George Washington University
Around the globe, green leaders, students, professors, workers in government, and everyday citizens alike united for a one-day conference to develop and evolve inventive solutions to pressing environmental issues.
The George Washington University
Planet Forward recently hosted a conversation: “The Science of Science Communication: Telling a Story with Impact.” Our expert presenters brought a realistic approach to the pitfalls of science communication and offered some advice for improving it.
(Photo by Anders Lagerås/Wikimedia Commons)
American University School of Communication
Every fall, pumpkins are a major source of food waste. Here is how you can put your jack-o'-lantern to good use this Halloween.
Featured Contributor
This winter or spring break -- instead of going on school vacation -- consider how you can turn your time off into a time on for learning and serving the earth.

Do you really need that decoration in your drink? Or the straw, for that matter? It's OK to pass on these extras. (Alpha du centaure/Creative Commons)

GWU
I've found not many college students know the basics of living more sustainably and cheaply. Here are a few ideas students can use to change up their daily routine to be more gentle to our earth. 
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
The idea of the tiny house is alluring: They're portable, affordable, and miniscule, and they promise to deliver the bare essentials without the extras.
American University, Spring 2016 Video Intern
If cars only account for roughly a third of our carbon, what is the real culprit? Buildings.
Sewanee: University of the South; Summer 2016 Intern
Photography has the power to define and capture critical moments in history, from the civil war to civil rights. Photos allow all to create their own personal narrative.

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