Green Roofs

After spending three weeks in Iceland, the CELL group has learned quite a bit about both the Icelandic culture, and various methods of enacting sustainability. Although most Icelanders have the luxury of pumping naturally hot water into their homes for heat, much of...

Iceland’s Waste Water Treatment

Yesterday we visited Klettagarðar, one of the two waste water treatment plants in Reykjavik, Iceland. We were surprised to learn that prior to 2000, all waste water (that includes sewage too) was pumped right from Icelanders’ homes to the ocean shores. The woman...

Banning Plastic Bottles

Banning Plastic Bottles By Angelica Byrne The sustainability through community plan I chose to take into action is the banning of plastic bottles on the campus of the university I am attending. Not only plastic bottles being sold at our distinct cafeterias, but also...

Before Buying an Orchard

Before Buying an Orchard By Alexandria Watts Over the course of the following year I will be redesigning our family garden and attempting to transform a section of our back field into a productive piece of land. Through my endeavors I hope to teach myself how to grow...

An Ar-ray of Hope

An Ar-ray of Hope By Ben Van Gorp A brief summary of my plan would be, I want to get PV panels installed on my roof whether through purchasing them outright, or leasing which ever is more economically viable. I would like to reduce our electric, and carbon impact and...