Welcome to the May issue of GreenZine. This month, we celebrate Greenery – Pantone’s color of the year. What better way to spring into spring than to show our appreciation for this symbol representing renewal, reinvention, and rejuvenation? You can sport the latest and greatest in clothes, accessories, appliances and even interior designs all honoring this life-affirming shade. Greenery is also a nod to the growing green movement and to the importance of self-care. Pantone’s colorful initiative is brightening the world for people of all ages and from all walks of life… Dallase Scott of GreenerU believes colleges and universities are the obvious places to drive solutions to climate change. Founded in 2009, GreenerU, Inc., is a mission-driven company that collaborates with educational institutions to engineer sustainable solutions to energy challenges. Dallase asserts that everyone – from students to faculty – should be involved in the process of developing on-campus sustainability programs that are forward-looking and well supported… Even though it looked spectacular, my shower curtain showcasing a map of the world wasn’t a wise choice. Our Green In The City column takes a look at basic household items that can be hazardous to our health – and showcases companies that are manufacturing products to keep our homes healthy. Read on below.