Tag Archives: sustainable schools

Is your community “sustainable”?

“Sustainable” – a word that’s been overused in the last decade.  And, what about “sustainable community”?  What does it mean?  How do you measure that? Many are trying to figure this out. Have you seen “America’s 50 Greenest Cities” according to Popular Science Magazine? The criteria?  Energy from renewable resources, public transportation, air quality, number [...]

“Earth Respect Day” and Green Schools

Every day is “Earth Respect Day” I missed the opportunity to wish everyone a “Happy Earth Day” last week.  But, then I remembered a poster I photographed at the Tarkington School of Excellence in southwest Chicago.  It was being proudly displayed on a corridor wall. My visit to this school was part of a “green [...]

Sustainable Musings Launch

The launch of “Sustainable Musings” blog by Diane Brandli, a discussion about sustainable building products, sustainable schools and sustainable communities.