Planet Forward Member ideas to make the path from Point A to Point B a lot greener.
When our phones are about to die, what do we do? We charge the battery! But what if we had something more efficient than a battery? This research team from Northeastern University is working on a portable fuel cell that converts chemical energy... Read More
Cities all across the US, and even across the world, have submitted some of their ideas to us at Planet Forward on how they are reducing pollution through public transit. From bike shares to busses these cities have it covered! Check them out
National Geographic and Planet Forward
Ever wonder what one of those all-electric cars feels like when you’re behind the wheel? Well, here’s your chance. We’ll start by getting the lowdown on what it means to be a “zero-emission vehicle” from one of the Energy Department’s car... Read More
William Paterson University
William Paterson University in New Jersey won a Planet Forward award, thanks to a unique initiative that affects both the environment and its students. By building more “smart” facilities and using electric vehicles, the school is changing the way... Read More
Haywood Community College has demonstrated green building techniques to their local community, is building a LEED Platinum building, and bought EVs for their security fleet.
YOU get a bike! EVERYBODY gets a bike! Being sustainable in a big, bustling city is no easy task, but creating a free bike-sharing program in New York is just one of the ways students at NYU are making the city more sustainable!
Illinois' students approved a student green fee, which enabled them to achieve $12 million in energy savings, decrease energy usage by 19%, and water usage by 16% since 2008.
Austin Community College is a commuter college that focuses helping their students reduce the impact of their transportation options.
Florida Gulf Coast University
Florida Gulf Coast University has a 2MW 15-acre solar photovoltaic array, geothermal energy to heat and cool their pools, and a student-run permaculture food forest.