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It’s interesting to me how misconceived green infrastructure and stormwater management are by both the general public and educated community planners. Implementation of Low Impact Development has lagged in communities because of a lack of...

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With so much entertaining online content catching our attention, it’s no wonder we’re becoming fickle even when selecting our reading material. Lists are increasingly popular because people are looking for short reads, summaries, and introductions to new...

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As cities become increasingly developed to make way for our growing population, there’s one thing that we are sacrificing: green space. Roads, parking lots, buildings, homes and other urban developments are taking the place of...

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My name is Katelyn Ivers, and I’ve always been told that I “march to the beat of a different drum.” Ever since I was a child, I’ve had differing priorities, feelings, and goals than my...

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The compounding benefits of green technology will ultimately lead to a business’ ability to meet consumer demands, further positioning the enterprise for success. Defining Green Technology Green technology (or environmental technology) encompasses methods and techniques...

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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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Building Integrated Vegetation is a sustainable design practice that’s becoming more prolific as green construction and development grow in demand. Common styles of Building Integrated Vegetation include green roofs – both intensive and extensive – living...

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Vegetation is the growth of various plants in any given area. It’s not a complicated process, but the idea is newly established as a way to be ecologically-conscious in cities; especially for structures created before...

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Coming from a large urban area to the countryside is quite a culture shock, and I know from firsthand experience how much of a visual adjustment it takes to realize the difference between these worlds....

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Usually “trendy” and “fad” are not words that sustainable activists like to use, but I believe there’s more to that idea. These terms bring knowledge to an otherwise newly established concept in a way that...

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