Planet Granite

The PLANET GRANITE initiative focuses on raising awareness, presenting possible solutions, and highlighting activities that advance sustainability practices.


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Mr. Fox Composting

Mr. Fox Composting

Mr. Fox Composting shows the steps they take to make compost from your door to dirt.

Flag Hill

Flag Hill

Flag Hill Distillery and Winery of Lee produces some of the best wine and spirits in NH.

Throwback

Throwback

A New Hampshire Brewery is creating an experience of farm-to table- to pint.

Blue Ocean Discovery Center

Blue Ocean Discovery Center

Located directly on Hampton Beach, the Blue Ocean Discovery Center welcomes all.


Laney and Lu

Laney and Lu

Watch how a local cafe is changing the standard for restaurant sustainability.

Net Impact

Net Impact

See how this group of students are helping UNH become one of the most sustainable schools

Sustainable Cafe

Sustainable Cafe

Not just farm to table - one NH restaurant is going above and beyond.

Artistic Carpenter

Artistic Carpenter

A NH carpenter creates new products by bringing reclaimed wood back to life.

Aquaculture

Aquaculture

Agricultural Engineering Professor Todd Guerdatand and his colleagues.

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Honey Bees

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Honey Bees

A beekeeper demonstrates how our fear of bees is affecting horticulture.

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Bee Hotel

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Bee Hotel

See how a thriving bee population improves crop production.

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Oyster Farming

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Oyster Farming

Oysters are a part of the Great Bay ecosystem, and are even being farmed.

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Kiwis

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Kiwis

Kiwis grown in NH are showing promise as a regional crop.

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Wildflowers

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Wildflowers

Mowing a meadow has an impact on its ecosystem.

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Beach Cleanup

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Beach Cleanup

Volunteers show how NH beaches can be improved.

Test It

Test It

Finding out if your water supply is contaminated is simple.

Healthy Water

Healthy Water

Paul Susca, employee of the Department of Environmental Services.

Electric Vehicles

Electric Vehicles

An electric vehicle charging station!

Solar School

Solar School

The White Mountain School installed a solar array on the roof of its Houghton Arts Center.

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series  | Turf Tips

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Turf Tips

Useful tips on keeping your lawn lush, robust and healthy.

Thrifty Shopping

Thrifty Shopping

Thrift shops not only save shoppers money, they also reduce waste.

Special Olympics

Special Olympics

Coca-Cola of Northern New England recycles plastic containers for a good cause.

Seeing Clearly

Seeing Clearly

Have you ever wondered what becomes of the plastic in your recycling box?

Trash 2 Treasure

Trash 2 Treasure

Trash 2 Treasure is the first student-led, self-sustaining campus waste reduction program.

All Those Bottles!

All Those Bottles!

Foss Manufacturing of Hampton does something interesting with plastic water bottles.

All Those Bottles, Too!

All Those Bottles, Too!

Foss Manufacturing of Hampton makes fabrics for seasonal carpets, automobiles, and more!

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Sustainable Agriculture

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Sustainable Agriculture

What students are learning about sustainable agriculture.

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Growing Green

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Growing Green

What students are learning about growing local.

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Water Conservation

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Water Conservation

What students are learning about water conservation.

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Green Opportunity | Giff Burnap

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Green Opportunity | Giff Burnap

Giff Burnap, owner of Butternut Farm and a UNH graduate.

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Green Opportunity | Doug Cole

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Green Opportunity | Doug Cole

Doug Cole, owner of D.S. Cole Growers and a UNH graduate.

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Season Extension UNH

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Season Extension UNH

Becky Sideman from UNH Cooperative Extension shows how to extend a growing season in NH.

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Season Extension Home

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Season Extension Home

Becky Sideman from UNH Cooperative Extension shows how to extend a growing season in NH.

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Science of Composting

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Science of Composting

A look at the science of composting.

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Summer Farmers Markets

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Summer Farmers Markets

A talk about the role of local farmers markets in the summer.

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Winter Farmers Markets

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Winter Farmers Markets

A talk about the role of local farmers markets in the winter.

Shoals Marine Lab Sustainable Engineering

Shoals Marine Lab Sustainable Engineering

The Sustainability Internship Project on Appledore Island.

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series  | Children's Teaching Garden

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Children's Teaching Garden

Horticulture curriculum for kids!

Conserve

Conserve

The benefits of conserving water with rain barrels.

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Grow Local

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Grow Local

Become a successful backyard gardener.

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Plant It!

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Plant It!

Buying and planting a tree or shrub takes a bit of know-how.

Choose

Choose

The difference between biomass carbons and fossil fuel carbons aka "greenhouse gases".

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Lawn Alternatives: WEB BONUS

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Lawn Alternatives: WEB BONUS

Suggestions for transforming a grass lawn into a meadow.

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Growing a Green Generation: WEB...

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Growing a Green Generation: WEB...

A horticulture curriculum for pre-school to kindergarten age children.

Go For It!

Go For It!

Local Energy Committees help make communities greener by saving energy as well as money.

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Rain Garden

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Rain Garden

Learn about the rain garden.

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Lawn Alternatives

UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Lawn Alternatives

Your lawn can be used for more than just growing grass!



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