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AASHE 2011: Breaking the Circle of One

So far AASHE 2011 has been a combination of inspiration and practical advice—a good mix, I think. It’s all a bit overwhelming, though. After spending a day and a half meeting people from colleges with lots of resources devoted to sustainability, sometimes with a couple dozen people in their AASHE delegations, I was wondering how […]

Green Pittsburgh

I’m in Pittsburgh today, for the AASHE conference. Truthfully, I’ve never thought much about the city before, and I’m surprised that it’s so environmentally conscious. From the David Lawrence Conference Center (the first to be granted LEED Gold certification); to the hotels’ environmental initiatives; to the city’s planned mixed-use green community, Riverparc, a lot of thought […]