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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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.


Net Impact

Net Impact

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

Laney and Lu

Laney and Lu

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

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.

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.

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!

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.

Renew

Renew

There's a farm in Lempster, NH where power is generated.

Re-Think

Re-Think

Cocoa Beans being burnt as fuel at the Schiller power plant.

Buy Local

Buy Local

A gas station in Dover sells green/local products and Bio-Diesel/Bio-Fuel.

Weatherize

Weatherize

Andy Gray gives examples of how to reduce a home's energy output cost-effectively.

Respond and Recover

Respond and Recover

"From farm to spoon," Stonyfield yogurt manufacture is organic to the core.

Empower

Empower

PAREI host solar energy raisers to help people install solar water-heating systems.

Reconsider

Reconsider

A quick look at one of the ways NH is looking towards easing use of fossil fuels.



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