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2019 Ohio State WestFest Science and Sustainability Festival

  2019 Ohio State WestFest Science and Sustainability Festival

Join us for West Fest on May 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to engage in sustainability and discoveries at Ohio State and beyond! Tours, flash talks and displays will focus on protecting the environment, improving our use of natural resources and enhancing our daily lives. This free hands-on learning event is open to […]

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OSU WestFest Showcases Science and Sustainability

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea OSU WestFest Showcases Science and Sustainability

This Saturday, May 18 marks the third year of WestFest on Ohio State’s West Campus, an opportunity for the university to showcase some of its research and accomplishments in the science of sustainability. Partnering with COSI, the Franklin Park Conservatory and Columbus GreenSpot, WestFest will feature stations managed by the university’s Sustainability Institute, the Byrd […]

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USGBC Ohio Gives – A Green Apple Day of Service

  USGBC Ohio Gives – A Green Apple Day of Service

Join USGBC Ohio on May 4th to help transform the exterior of the Hamilton STEM Academy in the Linden Neighborhood of Columbus. We are partnering with Columbus City Schools and FLOW (Friends of the Lower Olentangy Watershed) to create a more inviting and healthy environment for our local students. We will be renovating the front […]

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Sustainable Living Home and Garden Tour

  Sustainable Living Home and Garden Tour

Green living is the future and Simply Living members are leading the way. We have curated a highly diverse selection of homes and garden experiences designed to help you learn from some amazing pioneers in sustainable living. You can visit the forest garden of Deb Knapke, central Ohio’s Garden Sage, and be inspired by her […]

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How “Green” are the E-Scooters?

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea How “Green” are the E-Scooters?

It was the Summer of the Scooter, in Columbus and in cities across the nation, as dockless, GPS-tracked electric scooters appeared seemingly overnight. Plenty of opinions continue to fly around about whether the scooters solve any of the problems they’re ostensibly supposed to – traffic congestion, access to transit, the “first mile/last mile” challenge – […]

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PreCycle Worthington

  PreCycle Worthington

On August 11, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Worthington will hold its 10th PreCycle Day, an event where your neighbor’s unwanted items become your new treasures. PreCycle Day is a city-wide free exchange of reusable items. Residents set furniture, toys, clothing, household goods, and other no longer needed things at their curbside. Neighbors peruse […]

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Food Sustainability Panel

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Food Sustainability Panel

On Wednesday, July 18th at 630pm, climate advocacy group Defend Our Future will host an event in partnership with A & R Restaurant Group at TRISM in Columbus. The event is a free panel discussion featuring local food producers, business leaders, sustainability, and climate change experts all who will be coming together to talk about […]

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