With new green initiatives, programs, and projects popping up every day, it pays to be constantly learning all there is to know about adopting sustainable practices and bringing them into your home. This way you can fulfill your goal for DIY green living.
It's no surprise that the second most viewed post ever on Hometalk is a post explaining how to grow the perfect tomato plant, using compost and water conserving techniques. Because of this one man's ingenuity, hundreds of thousands of people learned a new way to go green.
After seeing how much eco-conscious popularity could grow from just one idea, we decided to seek out other innovative green initiatives to share. And no platform is as involved in new green living initiatives as university and college campuses, filled with enthusiastic young recyclers, composters, and green living activists, learning and living eco-friendly lifestyles.
Hometalk got in touch with a handful of top tier green living universities, to learn what we could about innovative and important green initiatives. These five universities are stellar examples, not only of the importance of adopting a green lifestyle, but of just how easily that lifestyle can be implemented for our families and homes -- our smaller scale centers of education.
Since we're never too old to learn, here are some green living lessons from these top five universities:
1. Grow Your Own Produce
From: Duke University's Campus Farm