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Cuyahoga County offers 'sustainable toolkit' to communities

03/14/16 | Karen Farkas, Cleveland.com

Cuyahoga County government has a list of actions communities can take to become sustainable. "Sustainable Cuyahoga: A toolkit of recommended best practices" was developed in partnership with the GreenCityBlueLake Institute of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

http://www.cleveland.com/cuyahoga-county/index.ssf/2016/03/cuyahoga_county_offers_sustainable_toolki

Design team behind "world's greenest skyscraper" to speak at Cleveland Museum of Natural History

11/03/15 | Steven Litt, The Plain Dealer

The $150 million expansion and renovation of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History has tapped design talent behind the Tower at PNC Plaza in Pittsburgh, billed as "the world's greenest office tower," and the museum and PNC are eager to share that connection. On Thursday, Nov. 5, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., PNC will present a free public dialogue with engineers...

http://www.cleveland.com/architecture/index.ssf/2015/11/design_team_behind_worlds_gree.html

Cuyahoga County creates Department of Sustainability

10/31/14 | Andrew Cass, The News-Herald

Cuyahoga County is moving forward with plans to create a Department of Sustainability.An ordinance creating the department was unanimously passed by Cuyahoga County Council at its most recent meeting...David Beach, director of the GreenCityBlueLake Institute, called the creation of the department “a very important advance for county.”

http://www.news-herald.com/general-news/20141031/cuyahoga-county-creates-department-of-sustainabilit

Scene covers GCBL + Bike Cleveland's Detroit Ave bike lane video

07/21/14 | Marc Lefkowitz

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Scene Magazine wrote a review of the "Thanks, Cleveland" video that GreenCityBlueLake shot in partnership with Bike Cleveland and production company GC Creative Studio that thanks the city of Cleveland for recent gains in bike infrastructure, in particular, the 1.6 miles of bike lanes on Detroit Avenue. Editor's note: The video has already been seen by more than 2,500 people.

http://m.clevescene.com/scene-and-heard/archives/2014/07/17/new-video-spotlights-detroit-avenue-bike

A regional voice advocating for Northeast Ohio

06/07/14 | Steven Litt, The Plain Dealer

David Beach of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, also a [Northeast Ohio Sustainable Communities] consortium board member, said the organization is seeking new funding and discussing how to reformulate after having exhausted a $4.25 million federal grant over the past three years. He described Building One Ohio as a parallel organization focused on implementing ideas similar to those of the...

http://www.cleveland.com/architecture/index.ssf/2014/06/building_one_ohio_and_former_u.html

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