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The Food Recovery Network, a nonprofit started by students at the University of Maryland, recovers unused food from university cafeterias and brings them to community members in need.
The George Washington University, Spring 2016 Video Intern
What do you when 30-40% of America's food supply goes to waste? Learn how the Food Recovery Network at the University of Maryland combats one of the environment's biggest threats. — Sara Merken and Kira Sommer    
Pursuing a Safer, Sustainable, Lithium Battery
Pursuing a Safer, Sustainable, Lithium Battery
Planet Forward
In our wireless world, you’re nowhere without a good battery and a solid connection. But, wouldn’t it be better if we could improve both...and use less energy? Researchers at the University of Maryland is looking to polymers - like plastics, or... Read More
Planet Forward
THIS WEEK: In this week's webisode, Planet Forward's Frank Sesno interviews Secretary of Energy, Dr. Steven Chu at the 2011 Solar Decathlon! Chu talks about the coolest innovations, and even wonks out a bit on r-values and building materials. WATCH!
Planet Forward
Planet Forward host Frank Sesno tours the Solar Decathlon with Don Ferrier, home builder and President of Ferrier Custom Homes. Take a look at some of the top innovations at the SD2011! WATCH!
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Check out this week's webisode where Planet Forward's host Frank Sesno speaks with Don Ferrier of the National Association of Home Builders at the Solar Decathlon about the costs and benefits of green roofs. WATCH!
Planet Forward
This week, we begin Planet Forward's coverage of the Solar Decathlon! 20 collegiate teams from around the world are designing and building sustainable solar homes. In this week's WEBISODE, we take a look at the unique use of water in The University... Read More
WaterShed, the University of Maryland’s 1st-place entry into the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon 2011, is a solar-powered house inspired by the rich, complex ecosystems of the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
WaterShed, the University of Maryland’s entry into the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon 2011, is a solar-powered home comprised of systems that interact with each other and the environment. Some of the innovative features of the house... Read More
WaterShed, the University of Maryland’s entry into the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon 2011, is a solar-powered home comprised of systems that interact with each other and the environment. A home that harvests, recycles, and reuses water... Read More

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