Green BuildingsSustainable outdoor designs for Nevada? The American Society of Landscape Architects has developed a certified program called the Sustainable Sites Initiative. Although the pilot projects have been mostly in Arizona, Las Vegas architects are ready to embrace the program locally.  The program recognizes landscape designs for sustainable planning, design, construction, and maintenance.  For the full article, click here.

About the Author: Lauren Boitel

Lauren Boitel is the Executive Director of ImpactNV, a statewide sustainability NGO convener and coalition builder that drives systemic change around economic, environmental, and social sustainability in the Silver State. Lauren has 12 years of experience as a Sustainability Professional in Southern Nevada and teaches Sustainability & Entrepreneurship for the Lee Business School at UNLV.