Sustainable Living

The International Living Future Institute recognized Omega's CEO, Skip Backus, along with eleven other leaders, at the Living Future 2012 unConference for their tremendous efforts to...

Trained since 1968 to bring ancient wisdom to the contemporary world, John Perkins is one of the world’s foremost authorities on shamanism and shapeshifting, leading tours to the Amazon, Andes, and Himalayas. He shares what the holistic,...

Skip Backus, Omega's CEO (left), presents the first Leadership in Sustainable Education Award to musician Pete Seeger (center) and Jeff Rumpf (right), executive director of Hudson River Sloop Clearwater.

"Clearwater is honored to receive...

Our Rhinebeck campus is located on 195-acres in New York's historic Hudson Valley. It is a wonderful place to get in touch with nature and discover what sustainable living is all about. Earlier this month, we discovered a bird's nest filled with...

Omega Instutite's CEO, Skip Backus discusses how Omega decided to handle the problem of water management while reducing our carbon footprint on campus by created the LEED-certified Omega Center for Sustainable Living (OCSL).

The property Omega purchased for its home had been abandoned after its previous incarnation, Camp Boiberik, had closed in 1979. Boiberik was a Yiddish cultural camp founded by the Sholem Aleichem Folk Institute, an organization devoted to Jewish...

The confluence of peak oil, loss of biodiversity, and widespread pollution from carbon-based industries all point to the growing need for an alternative to our way of living. Using natural, scientifically based approaches, the worldwide...

In honor of Earth Day, students from Oakwood Friends School helped out in the garden and took a tour of the Omega Center for Sustainable Living, one of the greenest buildings in America.

The Omega Center for Sustainable Living (OCSL). The OCSL is an environmental education center and natural water reclamation facility built to meet the highest standards currently available in sustainable architecture. It is the first green...

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