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Sustainability in sports? No way. The stereotype for sports fans is a beer-drinking, wing-eating, hooting-and-hollering macho he-man wearing their favorite player’s jersey and holding a foam finger. But for that same exact guy to be...

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There are many benefits to installing green roofs. They also don’t carry many prerequisites. Typically, all that is needed is a flat or lowly sloping roof, a decent amount of sunlight, and vegetation conducive to...

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The lifestyle of a locavore – having a dietary preference for local food – can be difficult, particularly in areas where sustainability isn’t yet prevalent. However, as a person with an environmental conscience, I do strive to...

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New solutions to water management are becoming ever more prevalent in towns and cities around the world. One such example is rain gardens. A rain garden is defined as a shallow depression that is planted with deep-rooted native...

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At PowerHouse Growers, we believe that one of the premier tools, if not the premier tool, for researching green roofs and green walls is the International Greenroof & Greenwall Projects Database hosted by Greenroofs.com. Containing...

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Sustainability isn’t just trending anymore. In fact, it’s becoming an essential part of life, especially if we’re to continue living the way we live presently. And considering that we would need more than four Earths...

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In a nutshell, a green roof is simply vegetation on a rooftop. Certainly it’s more complex than that however, the premise of a green roof is rather simple. The green space that was previously taken...

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