Planet Granite

NH's Green Scene

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


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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.

Honey Bees

Honey Bees

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

Bee Hotel

Bee Hotel

See how a thriving bee population improves crop production.

Oyster Farming

Oyster Farming

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

Kiwis

Kiwis

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

Wildflowers

Wildflowers

Mowing a meadow has an impact on its ecosystem.

Beach Cleanup

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, Too!

All Those Bottles, Too!

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

All Those Bottles!

All Those Bottles!

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

Sustainable Agriculture

Sustainable Agriculture

What students are learning about sustainable agriculture.

Growing Green

Growing Green

What students are learning about growing local.

Water Conservation

Water Conservation

What students are learning about water conservation.

Green Opportunity | Giff Burnap

Green Opportunity | Giff Burnap

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

Green Opportunity | Doug Cole

Green Opportunity | Doug Cole

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

Season Extension UNH

Season Extension UNH

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

Season Extension Home

Season Extension Home

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

Composting at Home

Composting at Home

How-to compost at home.

Science of Composting

Science of Composting

A look at the science of composting.

Summer Farmers Markets

Summer Farmers Markets

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

Winter Farmers Markets

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.

Grow Local

Grow Local

Become a successful backyard gardener.

Plant It!

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".

Lawn Alternatives: WEB BONUS

Lawn Alternatives: WEB BONUS

Suggestions for transforming a grass lawn into a meadow.

Growing a Green Generation: WEB...

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.

Rain Garden

Rain Garden

Learn about the rain garden.

Lawn Alternatives

Lawn Alternatives

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

Reduce

Reduce

Chris Mongeon shows us how PSU reduces waste by taking away trays from the cafeterias.

Sustain

Sustain

Sara Cleaves takes us on a tour of the community to paint a picture of what sustains us.



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