Sustainability in the News
On one end of the southern ledge of a downtown skyscraper's 33rd floor, there is death — bloodstains, a mess of feathers, the head of a small songbird or woodpecker.Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:09:00 +0000http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bs-hs-light-street-falcons-20150417-story.html?track=rss
The Sierra Club and a doctors group said Wednesday that they plan to sue Gov. Larry Hogan's administration for failing to enforce regulations that compel power plants to limit smog pollution.Thu, 23 Apr 2015 01:19:20 +0000http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bs-md-emissions-action-20150422-story.html?track=rss
This Earth Day won't you spare a thought for Dunk? He's a big blue bin that the National Security Agency is using to encourage kids to recycle, and people aren't being very nice to him on the Internet.Wed, 22 Apr 2015 17:38:00 +0000http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bal-nsa-shows-off-prorecycling-mascot-for-earth-day-gets-lampooned-in-return-20150422-story.html?track=rss
In the Spotlight
Real time data on solar generation at Hopkins
Photovoltaic (PV) panels atop seven buildings collect solar radiation and convert it into electricity, generating 1 million kWh of clean renewable energy each year, or enough electricity to power roughly 112 average households and offset 545 tons of greenhouse gases.
Think before you print.
Office paper is highly recyclable, but a lot gets wasted. Waste reduction is more cost-effective than recycling because it reduces the amount of material that needs to be collected, transported and processed.