We are a shared bicycle program located on Arizona State Universities main campus. We are the most sustainable shared bike program yet and have a verbal commitment with ASU for commercial rights to bicycle sharing.
Our mission statement at Sailors for the Sea is to educate and empower the boating community to protect and restore the Earth’s Ocean, coastal waters, lakes and rivers that support the boating community. Sailors are an untapped constituency that is already passionate about the waters they use for their livelihood, recreation, and sport.
To offer a source of cheap clean fuel(biogas)to the rural population at household level, while reducing wood fuel consumption and making available plant nutrients to the soil and reducing the workload for rural woman. This reduction on time and labout required to gather fuel for cooking and cooking itself leaves women with time to engage in other economic activities.
BLS Youth CAN students are leading the way towards green change in Massachusetts with their Education for Sustainability Campaign, EfS curriculum pilot, and shared sustainable roofscape with community learning center. The plan will provide the tools for integrating sustainability curriculum, and a hands on learning environment in which to engage students in the big ideas of sustainability.
BLS Youth CAN is an environmental club working to green the oldest school in the country and share their efforts statewide. The group’s Sustainable Roofscape and Community Learning Center proposes varieties of vegetation, green technologies, a green house, and outdoor classrooms to engage students with the big ideas of sustainability. They launched a Massachusetts Education for Sustainability Campaign and EfS curriculum pilot. Community youth partners are part of these ambitious student-led initiatives with the power to cultivate important understandings about sustainability.
The TIDE Freshwater Cup Football Tournament is an important component of the Environmental Education and Outreach strategy for southern Belize. Football teams mobilize the community - adults, children, adolescents, and entire families in developing and implementing an environmental project that allows the team to compete in the football tournament.
Community energy, environment, and sustainability groups are becoming increasingly active. They have a lot of enthusiasm and potential for change, but are not reaching their full potential because they work in isolation of each other. An online tool to foster the sharing of best practices, ideas, learning's, data, etc can drastically enhance and enable these community groups' activities.
The Green Team is a year-round program that offers part-time, paid employment for 10 Lawrence high school students each year. Members learn about and lead local environmental and healthy community initiatives, conduct research, raise awareness, challenge their peers to do community service and participate in hands-on improvement projects throughout the city. The program promotes the protection and restoration of Lawrence’s critical ecological systems, natural resources and public health by engaging teens in advocacy and service-learning.
The Science Barge is a prototype sustainable urban farm developed by NY Sun Works and acquired by Groundwork Hudson Valley in October, 2008 to be operated as an environmental education center. The Science Barge greenhouse, floating on the Hudson River, grows an abundance of fresh produce including tomatoes, melons, greens, and lettuce with zero net carbon emissions, zero pesticides, and zero runoff. All of the energy needed to power the Barge is generated by solar panels, wind turbines, and biofuels.