Other stories by Charlotte O'Malley

  • Yea or Nay on Bottle Bills?

    Only 10 U.S. states have bottle bills in place, with deposits ranging from 5 cents to 15 cents depending on the beverage. Do you think bottle bills promote civic responsibility by force of habit? Should more states should put bottle bills in place?

  • A Redesign of EPA's Safer Product Label

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released four prospective designs for a new DfE Safer Product Label. You can comment on the EPA's press release to vote for you favorite choice until October 31st.

  • A Clean and Green Award-Winning Remodel

    Architect Todd Ray of Studio Twenty Seven Architecture remodeled his own home in Arlington, Va., to be LEED Platinum-certified and full of light-filled, highly livable space.

  • Top 10 States for Solar Capacity

    The solar revolution is upon us. Installations are high (Q114 solar installation numbers were the second highest in the history of the market), prices have decreased considerably, and people are starting to see the considerable savings.

  • The Ultimate Urban Bike for Green Commuters

    Featuring a handlebar that doubles as a u-lock, a cargo rack, electric assist, auto-shifting, and integrated smart lights.

  • Top 10 Plants for Living Roofs

    A green roof can help regulate a home's temperature year-round, but you need to choose plants that can rough it.

  • 10 Striking LEED-Certified Public Projects

    These 10 beautiful and sustainable community buildings send a strong message of resilience, health, and innovation to their community.

  • States Where Average Electricity Costs Could Electrify Your Wallet

    The Electric Power Monthly report released last month by the U.S. Energy Information Administration details energy consumption, and the average retail price of electricity to customers in every U.S. state monthly and annually from 2007 to May 2014. Which states and regions saw the biggest price...

  • Market Drivers and Challenges Toward Healthier Buildings

    Building design has far-reaching impacts on the health and well-being of occupants. A new SmartMarket Report by McGraw Hill Construction with AIA reveals the driving factors and barriers to considering health in building design and construction.

  • Market Drivers and Challenges Toward Healthier Buildings

    Building design has far-reaching impacts on the health and well-being of occupants. A new SmartMarket Report by McGraw Hill Construction with AIA reveals the driving factors and barriers to considering health in building design and construction.