Celebrate Pollinators

National Pollinator Week is a time to celebrate pollinators and spread the word about what you can do to protect them.   Twelve years ago the U.S. Senate’s unanimous approval and designation of a week in June as “National Pollinator Week” marked a necessary step toward addressing the urgent issue... Read more

Good Jobs, Green Jobs

    Good Jobs, Green Jobs Check out the newest sustainability jobs in Northeast Ohio: Read more

Happy Arbor Day!

Trees have been celebrated around the world on Arbor Day for over a century.  Read more

Volunteer opportunities with Sustainable Cleveland and partners

Together we are building a thriving green city on a blue lake and we need your help in reaching our goals as outlined in the Cleveland Climate Action Plan.  The emphasis here is on the word together and there are many ways you can get involved at home, at work or in your community.      Read more

Leading By Example

We are excited to announce that the City of Cleveland has installed its first dedicated electric vehicle (EV) charging station for fleet vehicles!    The dedication ceremony was held at the Willard Parking Garage in September 2018, where city staff shared more details about the charging station a... Read more

Skip the Straw

Lake Erie supplies the water we drink. No matter where you live, your life depends on water. Year after year, trash enters our waterways, choking economies, harming wildlife and impacting the health of humans and communities.   Fortunately, this is one environmental issue we can all address. By p... Read more

Advancing Equity through Climate Action

The Cleveland Climate Action Plan Racial Equity Tool can be used prior to making decisions related to policy, planning, programming, and budgeting within city government and other institutions looking to advance racial equity and shared prosperity. This blog explains how it was developed and used... Read more

What to do with Your Old Mattress When you Upgrade

The average mattress takes up to 40 cubic feet of landfill space. Mattresses are difficult to compact and often clog compacting machinery, raising the cost of overall disposal. Once in the landfill, their unique composition creates dangerous soft spots in the landfill. Your mattress doesn’t need ... Read more

10 Reasons to Attend the 10th Annual Sustainable Cleveland Summit

Now in its 10th year, the 2018 Sustainable Cleveland Summit will take place September 20-21 at Cleveland Public Auditorium. We need the Sustainable Cleveland community to help finish strong in 2019 and begin preparing for what comes next. By bringing together more than 500 sustainability leaders,... Read more

Can you Help Promote the 2018 Summit?

The 10th Annual Sustainable Cleveland Summit is right around the corner and we can you use your help spreading the word. Below are sample posts that you or your organization can use to help make this the most successful Summit to date.     Read more

Co-op Cleveland: Creating Space for “Makers” in the Urban Core

Cooperative Cleveland (CO-OP CLE): A Community of Interest Network (COIN). It a space where Makers (or Ecopreneurs as a friend refers to herself) practice what they’ve learned formally in classes offered by one of the many small business development organizations in Northeast Ohio or informally o... Read more

Arbor Day Success

When my teacher first told me about the YSLP program last fall I was immediately interested. I was already planning to attend the Sustainability Summit and wanted to continue getting involved in the sustainability initiatives in Cleveland.    Read more