A round up of news, trends or events related to sustainability in Northeast Ohio.
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Plastic is no longer something we throw away, Dr. Sherri Mason, co-principal investigator on a landmark study that found micro plastics, pieces small enough to not see with the naked eye, in significant quantities in Lake Erie, told a Cleveland City Club audience this week.
Half a century removed from America’s “Ozzie and Harriet” dreamland, the suburbs are looking to tell a new story. Particularly, for the tired and huddled masses of old shopping centers.
We wrote last week about what can be done (globally and locally) to fight climate change. We looked at an article published in Nature, where the authors argued to spend resources making the outer suburbs and small towns more environmentally friendly.
Last night (May 9th) I attended the second installment of the Home Repair Resource Center's Practical Sustainability series – a monthly lecture series offered by the Cleveland Heights-based nonprofit that features experienced practitioners. The goal, according to Fred Cortright who is organizing the series, is to help homeowners become good thinkers about home repair decisions that will make their homes...more
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- It?s like bringing a souvenir from Europe home to your city https://t.co/mLxQP9eDUe
3 days ago via Twitter
- 10 years ago Cleveland launched its most ambitious sustainability initiative. To dream up a #greencitybluelake refl? https://t.co/ctE4cAd74y
4 days ago via Twitter
- I?m not giving it up. We are going to do something (Sustainable Cleveland) in 2020. ? Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson https://t.co/9lB7qFEwkp
5 days ago via Twitter
Ten water saving tips >
We're at the shore of Lake Erie, but we still have good reasons to conserve
Your location can cost or save >
See if your neighborhood is costing or saving you more than the average
Eco-friendly landscapes >
We look inside two local guides to native landscaping and their benefits.