The term "sustainability" is often equated with energy efficiency in my town. Take a look at this dissection of what the term really means, as well as other terms that may more accurately describe our intentions.
A new study published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology finds that moving to a more-green area can have a long-lasting positive effect on mental health, unlike the short-term jolt from pay rises, promotions or winning the lottery.
Seattle neighbors join forces to create a large-scale community garden atop an old parking structure
Sharon Tinianow's insight:
Growing food in the city, reducing urban heat island effect, and engaging people in the joys of gardening. I am looking for an example of this for a single family home with a flat roof garage. We have to replace our garage roof anyway, so what would it take to support the weight of raised beds?