Aug. 22 2019
The Grey to Green Conference on Green Infrastructure will be held in the Twin Cities (Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota) Region from Sept. 30 to Oct. 1, 2019, for the first time. The two-day con
Aug. 1 2019
Ferrofluid on a magnet A teenager from Ireland may have just solved the global microplastics pollution problem, according to a story reported in Forbes magazine. His name is Fionn Ferreira, he’
July 9 2019
Reuse Brew, anyone? Global water technology company Xylem, headquartered in Rye Brook, New York, has just showcased a new beer made from purified and treated wastewater, according to a story in W
July 5 2019
At an age when other kids are obsessed with Pokemon Go, one 11-year-old became fixated on water scarcity, according to a story published in Sierra, the official magazine of the Sierra Club and
June 11 2019
The WaterSense program has been a resounding success, according to a press release by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. A partnership program sponsored by the EPA, WaterSense s
June 6 2019
The American Society of Landscape Architects has stated its enthusiastic support for the Living Shorelines Act. The legislation was introduced by Sens. Kamala Harris of California and Chris Murp
June 4 2019
“A rose is a rose is a rose,” goes the poem by Gertrude Stein. Perhaps now we should revise that famous verse to add, “except when it’s a water purification device.” A story
May 21 2019
Photo: Jacquelyn Bianchini From left to right: ASLA President Shawn T. Kelly, FASLA; ASLA CEO and Executive Vice President Nancy Somerville, Hon. ASLA and Mahesh Ramanujam, CEO
May 9 2019
It’s not just the folks in Flint, Michigan — people in nearly every U.S. state are being exposed to unhealthy drinking water, according to a story aired by CBS News. That story says a new report i
May 9 2019
If you have a conservation easement on your property, don’t mess with anything on it — someone is bound to notice. A Sonoma county couple found that out the hard way, according to a st
April 22 2019
It’s not a story from the new “Twilight Zone” series, but aliens are involved. “Alien” is the term some researchers use to describe invasive species, and according to a story in the Charlest
April 18 2019
The New York City Council has passed the Climate Mobilization Act, part of a suite of measures aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The new law will require all newly constructed buildings
April 11 2019
Pentair, the Minneapolis-based pump manufacturer, has received the 2019 Energy Star Partner of the Year/Sustained Excellence Award for its continued leadership and superior contributions to th
April 2 2019
It wasn’t extraterrestrials that created the mess, just old dry cleaning businesses. The toxic chemicals they left behind long after closing up shop caused a big swath of Roswell, New Mexico to be d
April 2 2019
Yale UniversityOne Ivy League university is going to the head of the sustainability class, at least as far as watering its ivy (and other plants) goes. According to a story in Yale News, Joe Signore
March 19 2019
A researcher at Oregon State University, Cascades has been awarded $2.97 million by the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a new technology to treat the wastewater from hydraulic fracturing and impr
Feb. 28 2019
The City of Savannah, Georgia is getting some new trees, and along with it, some new green industry professionals, according to a story by Kelsey Sanchez that was published on the District websi
Feb. 20 2019
Trees removed to make way for a construction project are being replaced, thanks to a group of enterprising elementary school kids. According to a story by Ashley Ford published in the Waxah
Feb. 20 2019
Walking the aisles of your local grocery or retail store, you’ve undoubtedly seen buzzwords like sustainable, green and organic on the packaging of all sorts of products
Jan. 31 2019
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis wants to clean up the Everglades. According to a story published by the Orlando Political Observer, the governor’s environmental budget recommends more tha