Yesterday the New York Times featured a story on the “SEED House,”
“Green living” isn’t only popular at hippie colleges such as Oberlin. At the
When you live in a cooperative you buy everything in bulk, reducing the price, packaging waste, and gas-guzzling trips to the grocery store. Communal living and cooking also helps cut down on the carbon footprint. In addition to greening daily routines, by turning off heaters and unplugging appliances, kids in cooperatives are greening the common house party.
Sustainable houses and parties are a great start. I just hope the green trend grows beyond the walls to surrounding college campuses.