The school district is uprooting sprinkler-reliant lawns, implementing composting and recycling and adopting more energy conscious habits in its push to reduce its carbon footprint and save money.
Palo Alto’s environmentalists are locked in debate with one another over plans to construct a compost-to-energy facility. Residents are divided over whether the city should use the land to convert organic waste into clean energy.
A new car wash in Redwood City washes cars using only a single cup of water.
For three decades, Stanford students have run co-operative living spaces in Palo Alto houses named after Grateful Dead songs. House culture emphasizes sustainable living and sharing chores. View the video.
Stanford University artists are part of a growing trend using art to promote “green” living. This spring’s Vision eARTh event aimed to inspire social change through community activism.
Green is the new black. Stanford earth science students recommend places to buy eco-friendly clothing — from green jeans to dresses to outerwear. The clothes come from sustainable fabric without harmful dyes.