Month: November 2009

350 Call for Action

On Campus Sustainability Day, Moraine Valley students, staff, and faculty took the photo below as part of call to action to move toward 350 parts per million of CO2 in the atmosphere.  We are already above this level.  By taking this photo, the Moraine Valley community joined thousands of people from around the world who …

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AThanksgiving to New Years Day, household waste increases by more than 25 %.

8 Easy Green Thanksgiving Tips (repost by S Presseller, 11/20/2009) originally by Lauren Hasler The holiday season is officially in full-swing, and Thanksgiving marks the beginning of big family dinners, extensive gift shopping and elaborate decorations. But the season isn’t all turkey, stuffing and pie. According to RecycleWorks, from Thanksgiving to New Years Day, household …

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Garden Planning

The DNR (Department of Natural Resources) has a lot of great resources on its website including recommendations of drought resistant native prairie plants.  I know spring seems a long way away, but it might be fun to start drawing up a plan for your garden now.  It might make you feel warmer.  Check out his …

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