Greening Your Home – a USGBC GREENWorking Event

Join the U.S. Green Building Council at one of two locations (different dates) for a unique social experience. Come learn about the latest products and technologies that can help you live a more sustainable lifestyle; and network with like-minded industry professionals with a passion for sustainability.

Health First: Reimagining the Conversation on Sustainability

Could a greater awareness of our own health become the catalyst for transforming the way we think about the wellbeing of our planet? That is the question Paulette Frank, Vice President of Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability at Johnson & Johnson asks in this video from the Sustainable Brands 2016 Copenhagen summit Today, people are thinking

The Biggest Green Building Trends for 2016

What will be trending in green building for 2016? Citizen’s General Insurance Brokers put together this excellent infographic with their ideas for a more eco-friendly new year: Their 2016 predictions include: Net Positive Energy Homes Water Reuse and Supply Drought Resistant Yards Health Conscious Building Cool Roofs Nanotechnology Sustainable Flooring Recycled Countertops A Return to Steel Down

Introduction to WELL Building

“We believe that buildings should be developed with people’s health and wellness at the center of design.” WELL building was the topic at last night’s U.S. Green Building Council – Miami Chapter program. Susan MacMurchy from Delos in New York and Jonathan Burgess from The Spinnaker Group led the discussion, which included an overview of the WELL

Eco-Couture 2015 – Inspiring a Tradition

Florida International University alumna Amira Ajlouni turned recycled materials into a fashion statement again last week. On April 2, she hosted her second annual Eco-Couture Fashion Show in the courtyard at the Paul Cejas Architecture Building, Modesto Maidique Campus, FIU. What is Eco-Couture Eco-Couture was created with the purpose of promoting sustainability through fashion. Through collaborative

Bluegala Talks About Green Fashion

Bluegala is a New York company specializing in prom and evening dresses. They’ve started a fashion blog and, with the help of Gergich & Co., have created this excellent infographic – “Eco-fashion: The Green Garment Movement.” Bluegala writes: Many name brand companies are incorporating eco-fashion into their lines by producing their clothing using methods that

Green ABCs™ launches an eco-friendly line of school supplies just in time for back-to-school – 100% green line of school supply kits at affordable prices

NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Green ABCs™ launches an eco-friendly line of school supplies just in time for back-to-school with trusted top brands and innovative new products. Green ABCs™ provides high-quality school supplies that are all made with recycled materials, renewable recources or innovations in biodegradability. “A few years ago when buying back

What Does “Organic” Really Mean

How does a food product earn the “organic” label? What makes farmland “organic”? These and other questions answered with this excellent, simple-to-read infographic from Loku: by Loku.