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Virtual Quarterly Meeting Resources & Video

We were excited to see so many of you join us for our first virtual Quarterly Meeting of 2020. Our Chief of Sustainability, Jason Wood, started us off with an overview of where Sustainable Cleveland is heading beyond 2019 to build off the momentum generated in the first 10 years of the initiative... Read more

Pollinator Week 2020

National Pollinator Week is a time to celebrate pollinators and spread the word about what you can do to protect them. It is celebrated on June 22-28, 2020.   Read more

Part 2: Natural Cleaning: Ridding Your Home of Unnecessary (and Dangerous) Toxins

Most of us have peroxide in our homes, right? We typically reach for it when we get cuts or scrapes, but did you know it does so much more? Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) is an excellent disinfectant, often used in hospital settings to sanitize surfaces and bedding. It can be used all around your home ... Read more

Good Jobs, Green Jobs

  Good Jobs, Green Jobs All listed positions are vetted to confirm they serve a key action area to building a more sustainable, resilient and thriving Cleveland. Check out the newest sustainability jobs in Northeast Ohio: Read more

Natural Cleaning: Ridding Your Home of Unnecessary (and Dangerous) Toxins

This blog will help guide you in making homemade, all-natural house cleaning products that will provide a safer environment for you and your families. Read more

What has Sustainable Cleveland been up to in 2020?!

A LOT has happened since we met last fall to celebrate 10 years of sustainability progress. Over the last few months we’ve been hard at work supporting sustainability and climate action in Cleveland. Here are some of the highlights:   Read more

Sustainable Cleveland’s Commitment to Waste Reduction & Recycling

  We know many of you are concerned about recycling in Cleveland, so we want to take a minute to share how we got where we are, and where we are going next. Read more

April 2020 Celebrations

This April 2020 we are celebrating Ohio Native Plant Month, Earth Day’s 50 anniversary (April 22nd), and Arbor Day (last Friday in April, April 24th).    Read more

Tips to Help Reduce Waste During COVID-19

Special Edition. Tips to Help Reduce Waste During COVID-19 is the SPECIAL topic for the Environment: It is easy being green, 12-part series. As a person regularly working in the community, I always make sure to have a few easy topics to cover. Let’s face it, sustainability as a term is defined so... Read more

Urban Forestry

The goal of the City of Cleveland’s Urban Forestry Section is to provide a safe urban forest while striving to preserve its natural beauty. Their activities include the pruning of street trees, the removal of trees that are a risk to public safety and the planting of street trees (when funding is... Read more

Consumed: Tips for Waste Reduction

Welcome to the Environment: It is easy being green, a practical guide to sustainability and sustainable practices. In 2020, we will be exploring a 12-part blog series titled, Environment: It is easy being green that will cover information designed to help you save money, reduce your carbon footpr... Read more

Zapped: Energy Efficiency and Conservation

Welcome to the Environment: It is easy being green, a practical guide to sustainability and sustainable practices. In 2020, we will be exploring a 12-part blog series titled, Environment: It is easy being green that will cover information designed to help you save money, reduce your carbon footpr... Read more