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2019 climate strike D.C.

Thousands of people protest at the Global Climate Strike, demanding the government take action against the climate crisis on Sept. 20, 2019, in Washington, D.C. (Arielle Bader/George Washington University)

Planet Forward Correspondent | George Washington University
Our house is on fire and environmental activists are determined to put the fire out. Scroll through this photo essay for a look at those fighting to save our planet.

(Paulina Oswald/Eckerd College)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Eckerd College
Here are seven ways to get started on reducing your environmental impact that are easy on you and your wallet.
Eckerd College
Compost could be the key to turning around the future of our planet.
Eckerd College
A short film about the importance of the journey of compost at Eckerd College.
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.
compost bins

Two compost bins side-by-side. The bin on the left contains broken down organic material, while the one on the right contains fresh food scraps that have yet to break down. (David Silver/Flickr)

George Washington University
Urban composting programs have been popping up nationwide, and Common Good City Farm offers the DC area to have one of its own.

(Ben_Kerckx/Pixabay)

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | GW Law School
People choose not to compost for a variety of reasons, however we have tried to rebut all the major arguments against composting to show you how easy and impactful composting is.
Northwestern University
In the Panamanian jungle, one community is using black soldier flies to eliminate food waste of all kinds. See how meat, dairy, and even bones are rapidly decomposed by specialized larvae. Kira Fahmy reports for Medill.
The George Washington University
Where does all the food waste that we throw in the trash and discard really end up and how can we ensure that it will not go to waste?
Loyola University of Chicago
A short documentary style film exploring the different sustainable compost actions on Loyola's campus.

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