Broccoli City Festival Returns With Star-Studded 2017 Lineup – NBC4 Washington

The festival that brings hip-hop, trap and soul music to D.C. while promoting sustainable, healthy living is headed back to town. Broccoli City has announced an all-star lineup for its fifth annual festival in D.C. this spring. Rae Sremmurd — the duo behind “Black Beatles,” which set off the viral mannequin challenge — will hit the […]

The Grass That’s “Greener”: Sustainable Landscaping for City Living – Lavender Magazine

With summer right around the corner, most Minnesotans are in full lawn-maintenance mode. The hiss of sprinkler systems is starting to join the chorus of morning birds, and the roar of lawn mowers disrupts the tranquility of fresh spring afternoons. Many people are spending hours out in their yards, not yet enjoying the spaces, but […]

City Centre Me'aisem wins green building award – Trade Arabia

Majid Al Futtaim, a leading shopping mall and leisure pioneer, said its Dubai-based shopping mall – City Centre Me’aisem – has been named the ‘Green Commercial Building of the Year’ in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region. As the first Platinum Leed-certified building in the region, City Centre Me’aisem is built on 325,000 […]

Green energy spurs jobs growth in Midwest, U.S. – Kansas City Star

Last month on Earth Day, leaders from more than 170 nations signed an international accord addressing the global threat of climate change. The Paris climate agreement laid out the steps countries, including the U.S., China and India, are committing to take to reduce carbon emissions. People know climate change threatens the planet but don’t feel […]

Industrial pollution-busting rules approved by LA City Council – LA Daily News

LOS ANGELES — The City Council today approved stricter building rules for industrial sites in an effort to reduce environmental pollution affecting three residential neighborhoods in Los Angeles. The “Clean Up Green Up” program lays out rules for new projects and expansion of existing industrial sites in the Pacoima and Sun Valley area, Boyle Heights […]