Mayor's Office of Sustainability

LEARN MORE. SAY MORE. DO MORE: CLE Climate Action Plan Neighborhood Workshop Series

LEARN MORE. SAY MORE. DO MORE: CLE Climate Action Plan Neighborhood Workshop Series

Sustainable Cleveland, Cleveland Neighborhood Progress’ Resilient Cleveland team, and ioby will present series of neighborhood workshops connecting health, community and quality of life to climate action. Workshops take place twice a month from December 2017-April 2018 and give attendees and residents the opportunity to develop ideas and act on them with support through crowd funding and the Cleveland Climate Action Fund. There is up to $5k available in support per neighborhood project.

City of Cleveland Designated “SolSmart Bronze” for Advancing Solar Energy Growth

City of Cleveland Designated “SolSmart Bronze” for Advancing Solar Energy Growth

Cleveland is receiving a Bronze designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier and more affordable for homes and businesses in the city to go solar. This designation recognizes Cleveland for taking steps to encourage solar energy growth and remove obstacles to solar development. For companies looking to expand, a SolSmart Bronze designation is a signal that Cleveland is “open for solar business.”

VIDEO: The Do’s and Don’ts of Recycling in the City of Cleveland

VIDEO: The Do’s and Don’ts of Recycling in the City of Cleveland

For America Recycles Day, City of Cleveland Waste Commissioner Paul Alcantar and Office of Sustainability Director Kristin Hall discussed in a Facebook Live video some of the things Clevelanders should know about recycling.

Mayor Jackson Issues Statement Opposing Repeal of Clean Power Plan

Mayor Jackson Issues Statement Opposing Repeal of Clean Power Plan

"The Trump Administration’s decision to repeal President Obama’s Clean Power Plan was the wrong decision and I disagree with it. This decision threatens the health and safety of families and communities by worsening climate change and increasing dangerous air pollution. Moving forward with our Cleveland Climate Action Plan, I remain committed to ensuring cleaner air, a stronger economy, and a healthier future for generations to come.”

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport Green Roof Press Conference

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport Green Roof Press Conference

On Friday, June 23rd, Mayor Frank G. Jackson, Director of Port Control Robert Kennedy, and Chief of Sustainability Matthew Gray announced that Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) was awarded an Ohio Environmental Protection Agency FFY 2012 Section 319(h) Nonpoint Source grant and has installed two demonstration vegetative roofs at CLE.

Arbor Day Planting

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Tri-C Sustainability Play

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Updated List: City Recycling Drop Off Sites

Updated List: City Recycling Drop Off Sites

As residents take advantage of the convenience of curbside recycling, drop-off sites have seen a decline in usage The City will continue to to accept bulk recycling at its Ridge Road Transfer Facility. Accepted items include glass, paper, plastic, metals and cardboard. In addition to the Ridge Road facility, a number of additional recycling drop-off sites will remain available.
 

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