What Can Washingtonians Do As Individuals to Curb Climate Change?
Combating climate change on an individual level can feel like a drop in the bucket. Maybe your diet is primarily plant based. Or your lights are off whenever you don’t need them. Or your showers are shorter than a Ramones single. But the facts remain daunting. [DCist]
Sustainability Trend Drives Roofing Market Grown By 4% A Year
Sustainability is a growing concern to countless Americans. Global News Wire writes that the home repair industry will grow to $1.2 billion within the next six years. One of the biggest reasons for this growth is the demand for more sustainable home improvements. Sustainable roofing is one of the biggest changes. [Blue & Green Tomorrow]
As demand for solar energy grows, DC job training offers both employment and community results
With pliers in one pant pocket and a phone playing a ’70s electronic song in the other, Naomi Hawk stabilized a row of solar panels on an apartment roof in Southeast Washington. She has worked with New Columbia Solar installing panels across the District since July. [The Washington Post]