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Sustainability "Taking Root"

Jenita  |  06/03/11 @ 11:33am

The shift to a more sustainable cleveland is taking root in some of Cleveland's biggest institutions. Freshwater Cleveland's recent article links the hiring of full-time sustainability managers by hospitals and education institutions with the goals of Sustainable Cleveland 2019. http://freshwatercleveland.com/devnews/sustainabilitymanagers052611.aspxmore

Tunnel Vision Hoops: Combining Sustainable Innovation & Economic Opportunity

Jenita  |  05/12/11 @ 10:47am

Tunnel Vision Hoops is a business that combines innovation and economic opportunity to create a sustainable solution to a real problem for farmers and urban growers. Tunnel Vision Hoops provides full-service design, fabrication and installation of high tunnel hoop houses in Northeast Ohio. The idea for the business emerged when SC2019 Summit 2009 participants Mike Walton, Carlton Jackson and Todd...more

SC2019: Powered by Community Action

Jenita  |  05/06/11 @ 1:59pm

Sustainable Cleveland 2019 working groups are meeting regularly and accelerating many aspects that are a part of building an economic engine to empower a green city on a blue lake. Growhio hosted an event Tuesday to launch a new program to provide produce vendor start up assistance to local growers; to promote the 7 farmers' markets that are in the Cleveland...more

Knowledge Diversity Key Part of Zero Emissions Energy Initiative

Jenita  |  04/11/11 @ 4:33pm

The members of the Zero Emissions Energy Initiative have some audacious, bold, and sustainable goals. They intend to create a zero energy building for building owners in the next two years.  The working group formed after the 2010 Summit because one small group was interested in creating Net Zero buildings and another small group wanted to create buildings that created...more

Eliminating the concept of waste

Jenita  |  04/05/11 @ 4:15pm

[img_assist|nid=9347|title=Zero Waste NEO|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=200|height=150]The Zero Waste NEO network has a vision for Northeast Ohio to become a zero waste region by the year 2019. Network members understand that the mission fits the definition of a BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal), but through reducing, reusing, recycling, redesigning and re-thinking, by 2019 Northeast Ohio will be well on its way. The Zero Waste...more

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