Learning doesn’t happen only in regular classrooms. From hands-on outdoor science for kids to pop-up art opportunities on city streets to incorporating life skills into a coffee cart business run by special education students, education is changing — and changing lives. Education drives innovation, social justice, and solutions to some of our most pressing problems like climate change and income inequality. Check out the resources, articles, and savvy suggestions on this page for ways education can help you make a difference in the community where you live.
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Recycling is a lot more painless than it was just a few years ago. So, if you’re not already there it’s time to jump on the recycling bandwagon.
Poor Mother Earth. She’s suffocating under the millions of tons of plastics, paper, and all the other garbage we toss out every day. The latest statistics say we’re producing more than 3.5 million tons of trash daily in the US. Yes, you read that right. Every....
Unless you’ve been living in a cave somewhere for the last few years, you understand that Earth’s climate is changing — and not for the better. It’s time to roll up our sleeves and do what we can to make things a little better. And that’s where The Drawdown EcoChallenge comes in.
For so many of us, it feels like we’re losing ground instead of making progress. In these troubling times, it’s hard to stay upbeat, hard believe that a better America is ahead. But we all need something to inspire us to keep moving forward. Words that inspire us to believe that the future will be brighter.