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New Station Downtown Offers Fast Charge for Electric Vehicles

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Station Downtown Offers Fast Charge for Electric Vehicles

A new charging station was installed earlier this week that will offer drivers of electric vehicles in Columbus a fast-charge, curbside option for the first time. The new station, located at 174 E. Fulton St. downtown, features public art designed by students of the Columbus College of Art and Design (CCAD). On hand at a […]

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Climate Change – A Panel Discussion

  Climate Change – A Panel Discussion

Join us for a discussion about the current state of climate change and its impact on the future of our community and the world. Local experts Jason Cervenec, education and outreach director of the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center at OSU; Heather Taylor-Miesle, executive director of Ohio Environmental Council; and David Celebrezze, Greenspot coordinator […]

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German Village Art Crawl

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill German Village Art Crawl

More Art. More Artists German Village Art Crawl is July 21 and there are more kinds of art and more visual artists at this year’s event! Enjoy our two new programmed stages, which include more music, improv and more! We’ve expanded onto Lansing to make more room for music and mingling. The most artists EVER […]

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2018 GreenSpotLight Awards Celebration

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill 2018 GreenSpotLight Awards Celebration

Join Columbus GreenSpot and the Franklin Park Conservatory in a celebration of our community’s GreenSpot achievements. Being recognized: *Three GreenSpot businesses (small, medium, and large) that have demonstrated exemplary environmental performance; *GreenSpot Sustainability Initiative Class graduates; *The first school to be recognized as a GreenSpot School; and *The newest GreenSpot Neighborhood: German Village This is […]

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City of Columbus Begins Research on Plastic Bag Restrictions

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea City of Columbus Begins Research on Plastic Bag Restrictions

Following recent bans and restrictions on single-use plastic bags in several states and municipalities across the country, the office of Mayor Michael Coleman is resolved to formulate a similar policy for Columbus. How exactly to protect the city from being polluted by plastic grocery bags is a task which has fallen in part on David […]

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Greenspot Rain Barrel Program Continues in 2013

Brent Warren Brent Warren Greenspot Rain Barrel Program Continues in 2013

The Greenspot Rain Barrel Program, which distributed nearly 1,000 discounted rain barrels to county residents last year, has been renewed for 2013 and will officially get going again in April. Rain barrels collect rain water by connecting directly to a downspout; diverting the water collected on a house’s roof from the stormwater system and providing […]

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Greenspot Program Hits 1,000 Member Mark

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Press Release: More than 1,000 Members Join GreenSpot Program to Learn About Living and Working Greener Columbus residents, business organizations and community groups have embraced GreenSpot, Mayor Michael B. Coleman’s program to educate and inspire Columbus residents to live and work greener. Launched by the mayor in July 2008, the web-based program has more than […]

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