Sustainability Student Success Story:

In 2007, college student Wyatt Taubman created the slogan “Think Green, Live Clean” while brainstorming ways to communicate sustainability to his peers. Hear how his experiences shaped this process and tips for creating change. Read more

Campuses Save Money and the Environment With Zero-Waste Events

For many schools, zero-waste events are the first target they achieve in becoming a zero-waste campus. Read more

Reduce, Reuse, ReTweet

The conversations that lead towards a sustainable society happen in many places–classrooms, coffeeshops, offices, student centers, fields, and mountains. More than any of these, however, the future of climate change … Read more

A Kinder, Gentler Wrecking Ball

“Basically, when we deconstruct, we don’t get out the wrecking ball, we take the building apart.” That’s how Robert Keller, associate vice president for facility planning and operations at Miami … Read more

Re-Energizing the Heartland

NWF December 1, 2009 The recession has hit the Midwest hard. Traditionally home to big manufacturing plants, the latest economic downturn has been especially difficult for industry-based communities that had … Read more

Graduating in Green: Community Colleges are Making Students Marketable

NWF December 1, 2009 In the midst of record joblessness, workers from all sectors are reassessing their skills and seeking new opportunities to better their situations, and many are finding … Read more

Into the Gap: Can Round-the-World Trips Justify Their Emissions Cost?

NWF November 18, 2009 “In my senior year of high school, I was basically planning to go to college and just keep taking classes in the things I’d done well … Read more

Learning from the Ancients: Passive Solar Design

NWF November 18, 2009 Passive solar design techniques have been employed by humans for centuries, going back as far as first century Greeks who designed entire south-facing communities to give … Read more

Hands Off That Hood! Saving Energy in the Lab

NWF November 10, 2009 University laboratories are already known to consume five to ten times more energy than any other building on campus. Respectively, many energy-saving campaigns have been targeted … Read more

Capturing Student Energy

Molly Murfee October 27, 2009   Student Peter Hoy used to think advertising was “evil,” an enterprise that supported the commercialism that depleted the world’s natural resources. But after one … Read more