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M. Landman Communications & Consulting
Writing, editing, and advising focused on sustainability: green living, green business, climate resilience
M. Landman Communications & Consulting provides practical and professional guidance on a wide range of sustainability strategies and practices, particularly in the areas of green living, sustainable land use, green operations, green and non-toxic products/materials, green business, and climate resilience. The founder, Miriam Landman, is an experienced writer, editor, advisor, and educator. Miriam has been writing and working in the environmental field for 25 years. She is passionate about building people's awareness of effective solutions to environmental problems, and providing the concrete information and tools that people need to put green principles into practice.
Through consultations, presentations, research, and the development of written materials and online resources, M. Landman helps companies, organizations, individuals, households, and communities to incorporate healthy, efficient, and sustainable practices (and products) into their activities and operations.
She also publishes TheGreenSpotlight.com blog and is a regular contributor to MotherEarthNews.com.
Miriam founded M. Landman Communications & Consulting in 2005. Before that, she was senior associate with Simon & Associates Green Building Consultants, and earlier in her career she worked as a producer and reporter for public radio's Living on Earth program. She has also worked for Global Green USA and Davis Square Architects. She has a master’s degree in Urban and Environmental Policy (and Planning) from Tufts University, and a bachelor’s degree in Community Studies from UC Santa Cruz.
Miriam Landman’s writings have been published and broadcast widely via public radio and numerous print and online media outlets, including the San Francisco Chronicle, the Living on Earth radio program, and MotherEarthNews.com. Miriam was also a contributing author for the book Blueprint for Greening Affordable Housing, which was edited by Global Green USA (Island Press, 2007). Her blog, The Green Spotlight, was nominated for JDR’s Best Green Blog award two years in a row. And she has done writing and editing work for a variety of clients, including the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council, New Leaf Community Markets, Harmony Farm Supply and Nursery, Enterprise Community Partners, and EduTracks. Miriam also served as a green building consultant on dozens of significant building projects, many of which achieved the LEED Gold rating. In addition, she has presented workshops, seminars, and classes on environmental topics. She has reached thousands of people through her public speaking engagements, which have included presentations at or for: UN World Environment Day, the Sustainable Enterprise Conference, Sonoma State University, UC Berkeley, UC Santa Cruz, College of Marin, US Green Building Council’s Redwood Empire Chapter, EnvironDesign, West Coast Green, AIA SF, and the City and County of San Francisco.