Sustainable Development

By MMS Consultants | The understanding of sustainability changes with innovation of both thought and technology. This magazine shares some of the latest of both.

Should You Hire a Landscaper, Landscape Architect or Landscape Designer?

Landscaper<p>This is the easy one. These professionals can plant new trees and shrubbery; remove, modify and replace existing plants and materials, such …

Landscaping

Water & Sanitation

Clean Water Systems<p>When tens of thousands of refugees returned to El Salvador in the early 1990s after ten years of exile, many former highland …

Water

Making Nashville a More Livable and Sustainable City for All

Download the PDF here.<p>Nashville, Tennessee, Mayor Megan Barry wants to give Music City a new title: “[G]reenest city in the Southeast.”1 In February, …

Cities

Builders Rank the Most, Least Popular Green Practices

Filed in Business Management, Codes and Regulations, Environmental by NAHB Now on March 13, 2017 • 19 Comments<p>You can hype a new home’s hardwood …

Green Living

Could algae solve Iowa towns' clean water woes? 2 ISU scientists say, 'Yes'

Two Iowa State University scientists believe algae can help cut costs for hundreds of small Iowa towns that face up to $1 billion to upgrade their …

Agriculture

Iowa is on the road to a greener future.

Iowa is on the road to a greener future.<p>Iowa continues to build on an impressive renewable energy portfolio that leads the nation in ethanol and …

Energy

Reclaimed Water Reduces Stress on Freshwater Supplies

Courtesy: Veolia Water Technologies<p><i>Power generation need not be another source of strain on diminishing freshwater resources. Well-established water</i> …

Energy

Walking Path Completed with 20,000 Square Feet of Porous Pave XL Permeable Pavement

When office workers at the Wellesley Office Park on Williams Street in Wellesley, MA want to get outside, they can enjoy attractive outdoor areas …

Landscaping

The Business Case for Sustainability - Ray Anderson, InterfaceFLOR

Sustainability

Why Going Green Can Bring in the Green $$$

The compelling business case for sustainabilityAt times it can be difficult to have a common-sense discussion about the relationship between business …

Sustainability

Chemists improve batteries for renewable energy storage

Because the sun doesn't always shine, solar utilities need a way to store extra charge for a rainy day. The same goes for wind power facilities, …

Renewable Energy

Eerie wind turbine prototype flaps its wings like hummingbirds

Is this the creepiest turbine design ever?<p>It’s turbine time. Last month, New York gave the green light to what will become the country’s largest offshore wind farm. Then, Denmark’s ginormous turbine design broke energy-production records. Now, designer Anis Aouini at Tunisian company Saphon Energy …

Ten Principles on Identification for Sustainable Development

<i>The global identification gap is a significant challenge for sustainable development. We hope the new Principles on Identification are an important</i> …

Sustainable Development Goals