Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 08:00 AM through September 23, 2021
beyond compliance and incorporating sustainable environmental practices into their daily operations. Our conference will show attendees how to encourage, implement and celebrate sustainable practices to strengthen Ohio’s diverse organizations. Ohio EPA will host the 2021 sustainability conference Sept. 21-23.
This free, virtual conference will showcase sustainability efforts and perspectives from a diverse group of Ohio’s leaders representing all sizes of businesses, communities, academic institutions, and sustainability-focused organizations. During the conference, attendees will hear from Ohio’s sustainability leaders, eager to share their insight for how they've gone above and beyond to encourage, implement, and celebrate sustainable practices in their organizations. In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to interact and engage with Ohio’s sustainability experts and will be provided a toolkit packed full of resources to help encourage, implement, and celebrate sustainability initiatives in their organization.
The agenda for the three-day virtual conference covers a variety of sustainability-related topics below - the full agenda will be posted soon.
Virtual / Online
- How to Start Sustainability Initiatives in Your Organization
- How to Encourage Sustainability on a Regional and Local Level
- How to Implement Sustainability Within and Outside your Organization
- How to Track, Measure, and Quantify your Organization’s Sustainability Journey
- Celebration and Recognition of Ohio’s Sustainable Organizations
- How to Celebrate Sustainability Within and Outside your Organization
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 12:00 PM
Join the City Club of Cleveland for the annual tradition of hearing from CMSD CEO Eric S. Gordon, leader of the region's largest public school district — a district whose improvement many believe is key to the future success of our city and region.
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 01:00 PMGive yourself a mid-week refreshing break in these challenging times? Try this learning exchange or optional easy hangout for all who care about building community. Now online.Have a question, challenge or breakthrough? Bring it to this supportive, energizing gathering to tap others' experiences, wisdom and connections.Or choose from other timely breakouts and hosts scheduled each week, updated under "Discussion" on this page.Come be inspired while building your toolkit. Grounded in Community Network Building and the Neighbor Up Network, but no prior knowledge of those are needed.Join by clicking here: https://zoom.us/j/737002697
Meeting ID: 737 002 697
Or call in by dialing: 1-929-205-6099 and then dialing this code: 737002697#
Or with one tap mobile+19292056099,,737002697#Virtual / Online
Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 12:00 PM
You can’t manage what you don’t measure. Do you have soda cans, cardboard, pens, pallets or electronics? Results from a waste audit provide a map on how to reduce waste including what you can and should be recycling or composting.
Learn the steps to conducting a successful waste audit at your workplace. You'll learn how to interpret the results and apply what you learned to improving your waste reduction and recycling program.Virtual / Online Event
Friday, September 24, 2021 at 09:30 AM
The Cleveland Department of Aging is sponsoring a walk in each of the city wards this summer. You can take these "Fitness Friday” walks at your own pace but with the support of others. The walks will be outside and will start and end at the locations below. All participants will receive a Senior Walk t-shirt and a Resource bag. New this year, receive your Passport to the Parks at your first walk. Attend five (5) or more walks this summer and you will be entered into a raffle.
This Ward 16 walk will be at Mohican Park, located at 13103 Triskett Road, Cleveland, Ohio 44111. Meet at the parking lot off of Triskett Road, near the intersection of Berea Road.
Monday, September 27, 2021 at 12:00 PM
Major gas stations are adding EV chargers alongside their gasoline pumps, making long road trips with EVs even more feasible. Range anxiety is becoming a thing of the past as new charging locations become available. Join Generation180 as their panelists from gas stations and convenience stores across the country to learn about how they are leading the transition from pumps to plugs.Virtual / Online
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 12:00 PM
Not only are electric vehicles fun to drive and good for the environment, but they’re also fun to read, write, and hear about. So how do electric vehicles drive media interest? How has electric vehicle media coverage changed over time? Join Generation180 to hear from a panel of insightful journalists as they discuss these questions and more.Virtual / Online
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 06:00 PM
Come check out FOEC's Native Plant Garden located at Sims Park along our beautiful Lake Erie. After that, receive a tour of the transformation Waterfront Improvement Project. We will take a guided tour along the waterfront trail and learn about various aspects of the project.
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 12:00 PM
The path toward transportation modernization can be compared to a two way street. It will take a variety of approaches, including both electric vehicles and public transit. Join Generation180 for a of policy experts to discuss the various approaches to move toward a carbon free transportation system.Virtual / Online
Friday, October 01, 2021 at 12:00 PM
Half a million school buses are in use in the United States, most of them running on diesel. For the sake of the 20 million children who ride the bus each day, school buses need to be at the forefront of transportation electrification. Come join us to hear directly from those who are advocating to make the switch.Virtual / Online