ReThink Your Waste Campaign: Politics to Energy

ReThink Your Waste Campaign: Politics to Energy

How an idea to offer drop-off and collection stations for recycling political yard signs spurred participation and collaboration in communities, organizations, and municipalities across the Orlando, FL area.

Reclaiming History, One Board at a Time

Reclaiming History, One Board at a Time

A conversation with Re:Purpose Savannah’s Executive Director, Mae Bowley, on historic preservation through deconstruction, shared cultural heritage, and challenging the male dominated demolition industry with an all-female team of passionate and determined material preservationists - and in the deep south, no less.

Social Entrepreneur on the leading edge of best practices for the Tiny Home movement

Social Entrepreneur on the leading edge of best practices for the Tiny Home movement

Clint Gooch, founder of Mustard Seed Tiny Homes, discusses the rapidly changing world of city codes, zoning regulations and build quality for Tiny Homes in the U.S.

New ‘Conscious Capitalism’ documentary to inspire business on sustainability

New ‘Conscious Capitalism’ documentary to inspire business on sustainability

A special first-look event was held recently in Atlanta for “Beyond Zero”, a documentary in development on the life of Ray Anderson. The founder and chairman of global modular carpeting manufacturer INTERFACE is widely heralded as one of the pioneers and primary influencers in the pursuit of conscious capitalism as it relates to sustainability.

‘How-To’ video creator Tom Mills makes world greener :26 at a time

‘How-To’ video creator Tom Mills makes world greener :26 at a time

Greenshortz publisher believes short, simple is the way to lead people deeper into sustainability, and his YouTube channel practices what he (very quickly) preaches.

Big Change Starts Small at Mustard Seed Tiny Homes

Big Change Starts Small at Mustard Seed Tiny Homes

The tiny home movement has captured the imagination of many Americans, but real estate, insurance and quality issues remain. The solution, says the founder of Mustard Seeds Homes, may be to build—and dream—a little bigger.

High-efficiency refugee center seeks final partners for construction

High-efficiency refugee center seeks final partners for construction

An Atlanta project fuses sustainability with hope as it prepares final stages toward construction.

Jillian Cooke, Wellness Within Your Walls set to go broad with unique view of wellness

Jillian Cooke, Wellness Within Your Walls set to go broad with unique view of wellness

The group is about to take its 10-prong message to the masses. But the question is, will they be ready for it?

AeroBarrier: The latest in tight home envelopes

AeroBarrier: The latest in tight home envelopes

More than ever, it’s easier to keep the outside out and the inside in. One new product , featuring an atomized sealant, claims to have an edge. We take a look.

Serenbe shows sustainability gaining ground with wellness movement

Serenbe shows sustainability gaining ground with wellness movement

As Time magazine cites Serenbe as exemplar of a wellness community living, Proud Green Home takes a look back at a home ahead of the curve.

New solar product 'beats the heat'

New solar product 'beats the heat'

The 3 IN 1 ROOF system using heat-dispersing material to increase efficiency when solar environment is at its hottest--and least efficient.

New Georgia center as good to environment as refugees it will serve

New Georgia center as good to environment as refugees it will serve

Leaders of Friends of Refugees, a Georgia-based non-profit, knew they needed a building. To make the project more attractive to donors by lowering operating costs, executive director Brian Bollinger studied up on high-performance. Here's what he learned, and the facility that will result.

Hospitals prescribing ‘heal thyself’ approach to sustainability

Hospitals prescribing ‘heal thyself’ approach to sustainability

U.S. healthcare providers are among our most prolific consumers of energy on a building-by-building basis, and also one of our largest contributors of waste. Here's how the industry is starting to be mindful of environmental as well as patient health.

The Midwest: A heartland with a heart for sustainability

The Midwest: A heartland with a heart for sustainability

Founder and chairman Bob Fincher used part of his summer vacation to tour Midwest companies that are championing the integration of green technologies and tactics into our homes and other buildings. Here's what he found.

Tiny houses are mighty with ICFs

Tiny houses are mighty with ICFs

The tiny house craze is going strong, and insulated concrete forms are becoming a popular way to build them.

Home energy audits can spur major savings

Home energy audits can spur major savings

Professional or do-it-yourself options spotlight problems

Simple strategies can keep summer water use in check

Simple strategies can keep summer water use in check

50% of outdoor consumption goes to waste, experts say

5 tips for transforming homes into smart devices

5 tips for transforming homes into smart devices

Real opportunity involves incorporating technology during design, construction phases

Build custom and semi-custom homes with ICFs

Build custom and semi-custom homes with ICFs

Home buyers aren't satisfied with the same old house anymore. They want something a little extra for their investment. Builders can set themselves apart by building a better home with insulated concrete forms.

5 tips for fighting mold, humidity

5 tips for fighting mold, humidity

Fungus can permanently damage homes, threaten occupant health

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