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.

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.
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
We must consider every dollar we spend as a vote cast. Let's vote responsibly.

(Devon Camillieri/SUNY-ESF)

Planet Forward Correspondent | SUNY-ESF
One student's passionate pitch for the Central New York Regional Market to eliminate the use of plastic take-out bags, along with the rest of New York.
recycling conveyer belts

Recycling flows through Waste Management's CID Recycling & Disposal operation on Chicago's far southeast side in this 2015 image. (Chris Bentley/Creative Commons)

SUNY College at Brockport
Recycling used to be thought of as the answer to our waste problems. But rising recycling issues mean the U.S. has to change its strategies toward waste, reports a new survey from the U.S. Public Interest Research Group.

Eckerd College President Donald R. Eastman III, center, signs the "Break Free From Plastic" Pledge on Nov. 5, 2019. (Courtesy of Eckerd College)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Eckerd College
Eckerd College President Donald Eastman III signed the Break Free from Plastic Pledge on Nov. 5, making it the first college in the United States to implement a comprehensive ban of unnecessary single-use plastics.
Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | The George Washington University
As you walk into the chimpanzee sanctuary, you pass the sign, “Change Starts with Kids" reflecting the importance of education to their core mission.
Assistant Editor, Planet Forward
While visitors from around the world explore the National Mall in Washington, D.C., Citizens' Climate Lobby volunteer Julia Selker can be found canvassing for climate action.
Planet Forward Correspondent | SUNY-ESF
Composting is one of the most attainable steps for people on the path to a more sustainable lifestyle, but many find the process intimidating. This inspiring podcast breaks down composting for you.

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