Sustainability Corner – A view from the fifth floor

Riderwood is filled with life, not just of residents and staff, but wildlife, as well. Co-Chair of the Habitat Subcommittee of the Riderwood Sustainability Committee, Margie Steffans, highlights some of her favorite wildlife that she has seen from her apartment.

Sustainability Corner: The Bradford Pear Tree – A curse?

By Erika Teal Member, Sustainability Committee The Bradford Pear tree, with its show of dense white beauty, is one of the first blooming trees to announce the end of winter. We see them everywhere, in people’s yards, in parking lots, as road dividers.  We have many Bradford Pear trees on the Riderwood campus. This tree…

Sustainability Corner: Food waste of Riderwood

By Shanna Gordon Member, Sustainability Committee In our home kitchens, the little scraps of food were likely an afterthought. Tossing out a couple of potato peels here or there hardly adds up, after all. However, on an industrial scale like the Riderwood kitchens, every little bit adds up to a whole lot. For this reason,…

Sustainability Corner – Electric car charging

By George Hunter Riderwood Resident Riderwood Village has installed a brand-new ChargePoint Charging Station for Electric Vehicles (EV’s), located between the Chapel and Village Square.   The photo included with this article shows David and Becky Nation charging their two EV’s on the day the charger became operational, last month.  David has been a years-long…