Why Plants Are Showing Up On Roofs and Parking Lots

Why Plants Are Showing Up On Roofs and Parking Lots

Have you ever noticed a beautifully landscaped median? A rooftop with grass on it? Shrubs and trees in the middle of the parking lot?

Greenery in urban areas is strategic; it […]

8 Ways to Soak Up Water Savings in Labs

8 Ways to Soak Up Water Savings in Labs

Research needs resources such as energy and water.  At some universities, water use in labs accounts for up to 50 percent of the university’s total water consumption.  “How?” you ask…. Because […]

4 Reasons Green Roofs Do A Building Good

4 Reasons Green Roofs Do A Building Good

Have you ever seen a roof covered with plants and wondered why?

A green roof (also known as a rooftop garden or a living roof) is a vegetative layer grown on […]

Ways College Students Can Save Money While Saving the Earth

Ways College Students Can Save Money While Saving the Earth

Let’s face it: you’re in college, and you’re probably broke. Chances are you’ve eaten microwaveable noodles sometime in the past month and you’ve never missed an opportunity to do your […]

How to Plan a 5K Race with Sustainability In Mind

How to Plan a 5K Race with Sustainability In Mind

5k running races and walks have never been more popular. Here’s how to make them more sustainable:

Promote with paperless ads. Go digital with your advertisements and you’ll save trees and […]

Wash Your Face, But Not With This

Wash Your Face, But Not With This

Plastic is damaging the Great Lakes and other bodies of water throughout the world, but it’s not just litter that’s to blame; it’s your facial cleanser. Most people don’t realize […]

5 Tips for a Fuss-Free, Eco Friendly Lawn

5 Tips for a Fuss-Free, Eco Friendly Lawn

If you own a detached house, you have not only a building to maintain but also a yard. Lawn and landscape maintenance can be costly and chemical-laden, but the good […]