Mayor's Office of Sustainability

City of Cleveland Relaunches Waste Collection and Recycling Regulation Enforcement

City of Cleveland Relaunches Waste Collection and Recycling Regulation Enforcement

As of August 1st, the Department of Public Works, Division of Waste Collection is issuing citations for violations of City of Cleveland waste collection and recycling regulations. The city has provided a tip sheet to let residents know what can be recycled and what cannot. 

 

2018 City of Cleveland Rain Barrel Workshops

2018 City of Cleveland Rain Barrel Workshops

Youth participating in Mayor Jackson’s Youth Summer Employment Program will be hosting weekly Rain Barrel Workshops in neighborhoods throughout Cleveland. All Northeast Ohio residents within the Cleveland Division of Water and Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District service area are welcome to attend the Rain Barrel Workshops and receive a free rain barrel!

Arbor Day in the City of Cleveland

Arbor Day in the City of Cleveland

Mayor Frank G. Jackson celebrated Arbor Day in the sunshine at a tree planting at Franklin D. Roosevelt Academy in the Glenville neighborhood. At the event, Cleveland Metropolitan School District students and staff – joined by volunteers and staff from the Western Reserve Land Conservancy and Holden Forests & Gardens – planted trees around the school.  

Arbor Day in Cleveland

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Keeping Cleveland Clean: Reporting Nuisance Properties and Illegal Dumping

Keeping Cleveland Clean: Reporting Nuisance Properties and Illegal Dumping

Residents are encouraged to help keep the City of Cleveland beautiful, healthy and clean by reporting nuisance properties and illegal dumping.The objective of the city’s lot cutting and cleaning program is to keep vacant lots and the exteriors of vacant structures within the city aesthetically pleasing and to eliminate health and safety hazards. Its activities include cutting weeds and removing debris from vacant lots.

Office of Sustainability Kicks Off Year of Vital Neighborhoods

Office of Sustainability Kicks Off Year of Vital Neighborhoods

Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s Office of Sustainability kicked off its 2018 Year of Vital Neighborhoods with an event in the Cleveland City Hall Rotunda on January 26th. Since its 2009 inception, Sustainable Cleveland 2019 has held a celebration each year to mark a new sustainability initiative. This year’s theme, the Year of Vital Neighborhoods, will set the stage for the entire year, with a focus on neighborhood-level collaboration and action on a variety of issues – trees, water quality, active transportation, climate change, local food, vacant land use and more.

Year of Vital Neighborhoods

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1/26: Sustainable Cleveland’s Year of Vital Neighborhoods Kickoff

1/26: Sustainable Cleveland’s Year of Vital Neighborhoods Kickoff

The City of Cleveland is designating 2018 as the Year of Vital Neighborhoods and will host a kick-off event on Friday, January 26 in the City Hall rotunda from 11am to 2pm. This event is FREE and open to the public. RTA’s FREE trolley stops right in front of City Hall. Vehicle parking is available at Willard Garage at regular rates (and bike parking is free!).

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.

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