Sustainability

Arizona State University
Mexican engineers may have found a solution to the prickly problem of plastic bag waste: make plastic out of cactus juice. The plant-based film breaks down in weeks rather than centuries.
Planet Forward Senior Correspondent
This piece reflects my desire to savor the world, and to enjoy the profound experiences that make up this unique place. 
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.
George Washington University
With people like Jana Fonda, Greta Thunberg, and Rep. Ocasio-Cortez supporting climate legislation, Capitol Hill has been hectic. As an intern for a climate crisis committee, this unique experience has shaped my view on bipartisanship.
SUNY-ESF
Tourism is a big part of Caribbean life. Whether we think about it or not we leave long-lasting effects on these beautiful places that we visit. From a seven day cruise to flying seven hours to reach Barbados.
SUNY ESF
Although Norway typically connotes sustainable industry, it contributes significantly to global emissions by selling fossil fuels to other countries.

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.

The home of the Washington Capitals faces some limitations on environmental improvements they can make to the facility, but some energy-efficient updates recently made include LED lighting and a new roof. (Clyde/Creative Commons)

SUNY College at Brockport
Hockey, which got its start on frozen lakes and ponds in cold climates, takes action as climate change affects opportunities for players to learn and play the game.
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
We must consider every dollar we spend as a vote cast. Let's vote responsibly.
George Washington University
The Climathon is an annual event in 46 cities, in 6 countries, where cities host a 24-hour "hackathon" for young innovators to collaborate and develop solutions to the most pressing issues of climate change.

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