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City Targets Far South in 1,000-Tree Giveaway

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega City Targets Far South in 1,000-Tree Giveaway

To boost enthusiasm for the Branch Out initiative aimed at planting 300,000 trees by 2020, the City of Columbus is giving away 1,000 trees and compost in partnership with other organizations. The program started in September of last year with the hopes of replenishing the city’s canopy, much of which was lost to the Emerald […]

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Columbus Hopes to Plant 20,000 New Trees in April, 300,000 by 2020

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Columbus Hopes to Plant 20,000 New Trees in April, 300,000 by 2020

Spring is finally here, and Columbus can now start on the city’s Branch Out Program’s goal of planting 300,000 trees by the year 2020. The Branch Out program, introduced by Green Columbus, had a waiting season after its launch last September. As the days get longer, Columbusites will soon have an opportunity to participate in […]

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Car2Go Looking to Bring New Car Sharing Service to Columbus

Brent Warren Brent Warren Car2Go Looking to Bring New Car Sharing Service to Columbus

A car sharing service run by Daimler and featuring Smart Cars is looking at expanding into the Columbus market. The service, called Car2Go, currently operates in 20 cities worldwide, but only seven in the US: Austin, Denver, Portland, Washington DC, Miami, San Diego and Seattle. Representatives of Car2Go have made presentations to several neighborhood groups […]

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Columbus Recycling Program Considers Apartment/Condo Expansion

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Recycling Program Considers Apartment/Condo Expansion

The City of Columbus recently completed the five-phase rollout of the new residential curbside recycling program, and the team at RecyColumbus is ready to address one of the common questions brought up about the program. “Many residents who live in apartments and condos have contacted us and said they would like to participate in RecyColumbus,” […]

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More on Curbside Recycling, Other Green Initiatives

Walker Evans Walker Evans

One of the biggest announcements to come out of Wednesday’s 2010 State of the City Address was Mayor Coleman’s proposal for a comprehensive curbside recycling program targeted at single-family homes throughout Columbus. Coleman stated that the recycling program would be created through a public input process this year and is currently proposing a system that […]

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