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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

Sustainable Cleveland 2019 Photo Contest - Snap. Share. Win!

Share your sustainability with us! Sustainable Cleveland 2019 is celebrating the Year of People and 10 years of progress to make Cleveland a greener, healthier place to love. We want to celebrate all the awesome people working together to make Cleveland a thriving green city on a blue lake. Show ... Read more

The Youth Sustainability Leadership Program

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10 Reasons We Can't Wait for Cuyahoga50

The largest series of clean water events in the country has almost arrived! With over 25 amazing events over 5 days (June 19-23), there's something for everyone as we celebrate our river and ignite our future. Here are 10 reasons we're jazzed about Cuyahoga50 Anniversary Week! Read more

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

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