Sustainability + Environment

The City of Cleveland launched a 10-year initiative in 2009 to transform itself into a "Green City on a Blue Lake." With the goal of making the region attractive to young professionals, this administration seeks at every turn to reduce carbon emissions, expand green spaces, increase bike access, and improve the health and wellbeing of its residents -- all while fostering sustainable economic growth. Sustainability is about more than installing CFLs; it is a way of looking at everything from food and art to architecture and transportation with an eye towards the future. Paying heed now to the triple bottom line ensures that tomorrow's generation will have the opportunity to do the same.

Tomorrow around the Metroparks: chickadees, pups and snowflakes

Feature StoryThe Zoarville Station Fink Through-Truss Bridge

100 miles of the Towpath Trail - one step at a time

Development NewsTrees for Threes

Cavs' three-pointers grow into trees, partnerships

Feature StoryKids from Kinsman neighborhood planting trees

Climate Ambassadors: street-level environmental activism

Feature StoryGary and Laura Dumm

Gary and Laura Dumm: Here There Be Monsters

Development Newsbike lane

New bike lanes add to Lakewood's cyclist-friendly goal

Development NewsHilton Cleveland Downtown

Downtown Hilton glitters with all things Cleveland

Urban Community School designated as a National Green Ribbon School

Feature StoryKeith Sutton of Sutton Development Group (left) with business partner Dave Territo (right) and Adam Davenport, head of EcoVillage Development (center)

Tiny Homes Take Shape in EcoVillage

Feature StoryCuyahoga County Solid Waste Management District

Rethinking recycling

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