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Sustainable Business in Cleveland

Part I: Product Innovators   Between our winning sports teams, revitalizing neighborhoods, and thriving food and arts communities, Cleveland is clearly on an upswing. Another key to this revitalization is creating a sustainable economy that benefits all. A growing number of Cleveland businesses a... Read more

New Year's Resolution: Follow a Climate-Friendly Diet

Have you successfully made it through the first month of your New Year’s resolution? By the second week of February, nearly 80 percent of resoluntioners that vow to “Eat Healthier and Diet” and “Lose Weight and Get Fit”, have given up. So why can’t people keep their New Year’s Resolutions? We don... Read more

LEAP Into the Garden with Native Plants

  Using native plants in public and private landscapes and gardens can help reduce the threat of invasive non-native species to the region’s biodiversity.  The Lake Erie Allegheny Partnership's Native Plants of the Year campaign of the highlights native species that can make exceptional addition... Read more

Youth Sustainability Leaders Host Student Environmental Conference for Peers

On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017, students participating in the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability’s Youth Sustainability Leadership Program (YSLP), along with other Greater Cleveland high school students, led Earth Day Coalition’s annual Student Environmental Leadership Conference for their peers... Read more

Celebrating the Year of Vibrant Green Space

      The new year brings with it a new Sustainable Cleveland celebration topic. This year we invite you to join Sustainable Cleveland and our partners in celebrating the Year of Vibrant Green Space.  We define Vibrant Green Space as an accessible and active public space that benefits all and con... Read more

19 Reasons to Celebrate 2016

Because We Couldn't Pick Just Ten Read more

‘Tis the Season for Sustainable Gift-Giving

Last-minute shopping? Check out the Office of Sustainability’s recommendations for sustainable gift-giving!   Read more

11 Neighborhood Projects Seek Crowdfunding

Great neighborhood projects are on the horizon, all through a sustainable lens. ioby has teamed up with The Cleveland Climate Action Fund and Resilient Cleveland to award matching funds, up to $5,000 per project, to residents and community-based organizations for their outstanding projects. This ... Read more

On The Path to Complete, Green and Healthy Streets in Cleveland

In 2016, Cleveland is celebrating the Year of Sustainable Transportation by supporting healthier forms of moving around the city and region. Celebration Years are a key element of the Sustainable Cleveland 2019 initiative, where every year leading up to 2019, Cleveland focuses on one of the key a... Read more

Work Worth Doing

It has been a tremendous honor to serve in Mayor Jackson’s cabinet for the past five years and to work in the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability for the past seven years. I'd like to inform the Sustainable Cleveland network that I have resigned as Chief of Sustainability for the City of Cleveland, ... Read more

Staying Cool in the CLE

Extreme heat conditions are becoming more common in the City of Cleveland, especially with the worsening impacts of climate change. It's important that we prepare. Read more

Working Group Successes

Working Groups are comprised of individuals and organizations working together throughout the year on projects, programs, and policies that are making Cleveland more sustainable.   Read more