Lawns: Is grass always greener?

Lawns: Is grass always greener?

One of the biggest enemies to natural biodiversity is a pristine turfgrass lawn. Manicured lawns are an example of monoculture meaning lawns are areas where a single type of crop (grass) is the only thing that is planted. While it might look clean and tidy to have a...
Why we need biodiversity

Why we need biodiversity

While we’re sprucing up our outdoor spaces for spring, it can be easy to forget about our wild neighbors. Unfortunately, sometimes what we see as improvements to our green spaces can be pretty harmful to the biodiversity of our neighborhoods. Without biodiversity,...
Nature Rx Round-Up

Nature Rx Round-Up

This fall, we launched our latest sustainability theme: Nature Rx. We chose this theme because we knew that people might be feeling stressed during this whirlwind of a year and could probably use some mindful time outside. The goal of the Nature Rx theme was to share...
Introducing Nature Rx

Introducing Nature Rx

You probably know that spending more time outdoors has a positive impact on mental health, but, if you’re anything like me, you might be struggling to make getting outside a priority. Well, Imago is hoping to counteract that struggle with our latest sustainability...
Anti-Racism and Imago

Anti-Racism and Imago

To our Imago community:  This month has been full of intense emotional feelings–those of pain, anger, and passion. We have been deeply saddened not only by numerous instances of police brutality, but also by the grim reminder that racism and injustice are...
Reducing Waste Community Challenge Week 1

Reducing Waste Community Challenge Week 1

We kicked off our Reducing Waste Challenge last Friday. For the first week, we challenged participants to do a trash audit. Here are some of our main takeaways: Plastic packaging is a big problem. “I’m surprised at the large amount of waste from food...
Trash Audit #3

Trash Audit #3

TRASH AUDIT STATS: . NAME: Adrian Hawk . LIVING SITUATION: Adrian + Nathan + a Baby Hawk on the way (this will explain some of the embarrassing trash!!!) + 2 Cats, Stanley & Stella . WASTE THAT SHOWED UP THE MOST?: Plastic wrappers, food stickers, gum + wrappers...