Green Sprouts

October 1, 2011 - 1:10pm
As Vancouver Island University prepares to ban bottled water from its campuses, here's a look at how SU battles the bottle.

Vancouver, BC is known for Hollywood movie-making and “BC Buds.” Add to that list the move to ban unsustainable uses of non-renewable resources like plastic.

September 20, 2011 - 9:45am
The Save the Rain program has set up 51 projects so far in 2011 to capture stormwater across the city as part of their Project 50 initiative.

During the Onondaga County Department of Water Environment Protection open house Saturday, Save the Rain’s program team announced the success of Project 50. Presented last March by County Executive Joanie Mahoney, this ambitious plan set the goal of constructing 50 green infrastructure projects before the end of 2011.

September 17, 2011 - 6:06pm
The Syracuse Center of Excellence, SUNY ESF, as well as a lot of other local universities and organizations, joined forces to continue the growing movement of constructing green roofs.