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Sustainable development powerpoint

  1. 1. Sustainable Development Montgomery County http://www.clipartof.com/details/clipart/77945.html
  2. 2. Sustainable Development• The use of renewable and nonrenewable resources in a manner that satisfies our current needs but does not compromise the future availability of resources• According to the UN, sustainable development “meets the needs of the present without sacrificing the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.”
  3. 3. Triple Bottom Line• Solutions must meet environmental, economic, and social goals simultaneously to satisfy the triple bottom line
  4. 4. Neighborhood Sustainability• Water• Waste Management• Green Space• Community Space• Food• Walkable Urbanism
  5. 5. Water• Drilled wells• Dug wells• Rainwater harvesting through a system of cisterns and catchments
  6. 6. Waste Management • Recycling • Use of landfill to power sewage treatment plant • Compostinghttp://luckygroup.wordpress.com/2009/12/24/understanding-recycling- symbols-2/ http://www.nstengineers.com/Landfill_Gas.htm http://www.howstuffworks.com/composting2.htm
  7. 7. Outdoor Space• Community Green Space Supports Walkable Urbanism – Pedestrian and bike friendly – Safer for children http://www.donhavey.com/blog/tutorials/ik-springy-grass/
  8. 8. Food • Farmers’ markets • Backyard gardens • Buying locally or sustainably grown produce • Buying produce in season http://www.coopext.colostate.eduhttp://www.treehugger.com/files/2009/04/berkeley-farmers- /4dmg/VegFruit/drought7.htm market-.php
  9. 9. Home Sustainability• Home Design• Building materials• Interior Products http://www.showroom411.com/dir/Living-Green/Building-and- Remodeling.html
  10. 10. Home Design• Green Roofs• Solar panels in yard or on roof• Facing north and south to catch southeast breezes• Trees placed on the east and west sides of the house – Mixture of native deciduous and evergreen trees http://www.roofportland.com/news-and-articles/guide- to-live-roofs-embracing-green-roof-systems-in-portland/ http://www.alternativepowersources.me/
  11. 11. http://www.thechicecologist.com/2009/03/eco-friendly-green- driveways-a-living-permeable-driveway-porous-and-alive/http://www.soilretention.com/drivablegrass.html
  12. 12. Building Materials• Salvaged wood• Local materials – Stores like Green Builders Source• Sustainable insulation: – Recycled fiberglass insulation – Insulation made from soy• Double-paned windows
  13. 13. Interior Products• Energy Star appliances• Repurposed hardwood floors and cabinetry• Low-flow faucets and toilets• Compact fluorescent light bulbs• Low/No VOC paint• Countertops made of recycled materials: glass, aluminum, paper, etc.• Recycled carpet or carpet made of natural fibers
  14. 14. Sustainable Forms of Energy• Wind energy• Solar energy (Passive and Active)• Hydroelectric power• Biomass energy• Geothermal energy
  15. 15. BibliographyRoark, Philip, May Yacoob, Paula Donnelly Roark. Developing Sustainable Community Water Supply Systems. Washington Field Report No. 270. ADF Working Paper Series No. 4. Nov. 1989. Nov. 27, 2010. http://pdf.usaid.gov/pdf_docs/PNACA731.pdf.Melwood. Green Roofs—Beauty with Benefits. Nov. 27, 2010. http://www.melwood.org/industries/gardengreenroofs.a sp.Sunset. Eco-friendly kitchen countertops. Nov. 27, 2010. http://www.sunset.com/home/natural-home/eco- friendly-kitchen-counters-00400000011823/.Renewable Resource Insulation. Costs and Benefits of Soy Foam Insulation. Nov. 27, 2010. http://www.renewable- resource.net/. Created by Chandler Abshire, 2012

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