Galveston Surfrider Foundation has teamed up with the Turtle Island Restoration Network to promote the Bring the Bag campaign, helping the City of Galveston work towards the reduction and elimination of single-use plastic bags in order to create a safer, healthier and cleaner environment. The Surfrider Foundation is a nonprofi t

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by John D. Ivanko and Liam Kivirist Smart, innovative, technological breakthroughs are making buildings more energy-efficient, healthier to live in and highly attuned to our connected world. “Homeowners continue to be interested in green building options because they help foster a healthier, more comfortable and affordable home—and it’s good for the environment,”

by Lisa Kivirist and John D. Ivanko “Traditional turf lawns are an ecological nightmare,” says John Greenlee, author of The American Meadow Garden, who notes that most monoculture turf lawns never even get used. His company, Greenlee and Associates, in Brisbane, California, designs residential and other meadows throughout the U.S. as an