We are always searching for ways to better our lives. This has
been a constant throughout the centuries. However, in more recent
years, people have focused their energy into solving environmental
problems and concerns. This site focuses on the modern day problem
solvers dedicated to sustaining and improving the quality of our
health and natural resources. Watch change in progress through these
In the past, Volatile Organic Compounds were used in paint. Today,
industries are working to eliminate the use of these chemicals in
products to improve air quality. Pittsburgh Paint (PPG) and Air
Product Inc. have come up with a new line of paint with Zero VOC's.
How can society continue to grow without using up all of our natural
resources? Issues of environmental responsibility are addressed
by the many people who helped to construct this building with green
See one man's suggestion in preventing storm water run off from
households and businesses. A simple solution to a complicated issue,
green roofs help to restore the natural hydraulic cycle on an artificial
Meet a woman and her team of volunteers who figured out ways to
keep our rivers healthier. With a little help from these individuals,
nature can repair itself from the damage made from site disturbance.
How can we get children involved in today's environmental issues?
See what curriculum teachers are using to help spread the word and
how kids plan to use their new knowledge.
Read about the other products that PPG Industries manufactures, ranging
from paint to glass.
Landscaping is an important component in green architecture. Learn
more on what this company does to contribute to sustainable design.
This link takes you to the company that collaborated with PPG to create
a zero VOC paint.
This site will tell you everything you need to know about green roofs.