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Sustainability Spotlights

Cincinnati 2030 District Impact Celebration & Fundraiser

Join Cincinnati 2030 District on November 3 from 4:00 pm-7:00 pm at Union Hall for our Impact Celebration and Fundraiser! We'll honor buildings and organizations that made great strides in their sustainability initiatives this past year, as well as hear from featured guests Mayor Aftab Pureval, Councilmember Meeka Owens, and Architecture 2030's Vincent Martinez.

An open bar Happy Hour with passed appetizers starts at 4:00 pm with programming and networking to follow. For tickets and sponsorship info, visit the link here.

Special thanks to Title Sponsor Metro, Happy Hour Sponsor Cintrifuse, & Beer Sponsor MadTree Brewing.

Tri-State Trails Summit on November 10

Join Tri-State Trails for their annual Summit on Thursday, November 10 from 8:30 am-5:00 pm at NKU! The Summit will bring together hundreds of community leaders to discuss how our region can collaboratively advance trail and bikeway projects.

The Summit is an opportunity to network with trail planners, land managers, advocates, and community members who collaborate with Tri-State Trails to ensure that all people in the tri-state, now and in the future, have the opportunity to travel and explore safely, comfortably, and freely.

Visit the link here for more information and registration. 

October Green Drinks at Somerset

Join us for our October Green Drinks happy hour at Somerset OTR as we celebrate the fall harvest and Halloween season! Costumes encouraged. Somerset offers $2 off all cocktails, spirits, draft beers, and wine pours until 7:00 pm. 

Lost Hospitality, Somerset's parent company, is carbon neutral with the goal of being net carbon positive. They grow cocktail ingredients on their rooftop garden that supplies fresh flowers, herbs, and seasonal vegetables used in their infused spirits, cocktails and garnishes.

Sustainability in the Headlines

Can the Transition to a Greener Economy Happen in a Way That Benefits Everyone?, WVXU

UC Celebrates Digital Futures Grand Opening, EurekAlert!

University of Cincinnati Marks Move to Digital Futures Space, Cincinnati Business Courier 

For Gloria: Bike Lane Coming to 11th Street Bridge in 6-8 Weeks, Link NKY

Select Greater Cincinnati School Districts Piloting ‘Fresh Food’ Lunch With Local Farms, WLWT

Four Schools Try Local-Sourced Foods, Movers & Makers

Local Filmmaker Exposes the Dangers of Hillside Erosion in Documentary, Soapbox Cincinnati

Neighborhood Action and Vision Zero Aim to Make the Streets Safer, Soapbox Cincinnati

Cincinnati to Gov. Dewine: Support Expanded Passenger Rail in Ohio, WVXU

Hamilton County Is Moving Closer to Getting Its First Bus Rapid Transit Routes, WVXU

City Could Establish Work Crew to Save Time and Money on Pedestrian Safety Projects, WVXU

Soltage and Melink Announce Solar Project at Cincinnati Zoo, Renewable Energy Magazine

Featured Events                                                    View our full events calendar

October 12: 

Green Cincinnati Plan: Zero Waste Focus Meeting 6:00-7:30 pm, City of Cincinnati 

Agrarian Mesoamerica Captured in Time 7:00-8:00 pm, Lloyd Library

October 13:

Ohio Nutrition Incentive Network 12:00-4:30 pm, Produce Perks Midwest

Green Cincinnati Plan: Food Focus Meeting 6:00-8:00 pm, City of Cincinnati 

Get Lit with La Soupe sparked by SugarCreek 6:00-8:00 pm, La Soupe

October 15:

Fall Farm Days 9:00 am-3:00 pm, Gorman Heritage Farm

Movie in the Park 7:30-10:30 pm, MetroParks of Butler County

October 16: Fall Color, Botany, & Bird Walk 10:00 am, Audubon Society of Ohio

October 18: Green Cincinnati Plan: Resilience Group 6:00-8:00 pm, City of Cincinnati 

October 19:

Recycling Facility Lunch & Learn Tour 11:30 am-1:00 pm, City of Cincinnati

Green Cincinnati Plan: Advocacy, Education, & Outreach Focus Group 

6:00-7:30 pm, City of Cincinnati 

Conservation Speaker Series 7:00-8:00 pm, Cincinnati Nature Center

October 20:

Green Umbrella / 2030 District Presentation 12:00 pm, NKU

Real Possibilities for Solving the Ecological Crisis 4:00 pm, Xavier University

No Man's Land Film Festival 6:00-9:30 pm, Adventure Crew

October 21 : Hazardous Waste Drop Off October 21 & 22, Hamilton County R3source

October 22:

Cincinnati Coffee Festival October 22 & 23, Ohio River Foundation

Indexing Our Time and Place in Words 10:00 am-1:00 pm, Lloyd Library

Panel Discussion: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle 12:00 pm, Kennedy Heights Arts Center

Agraria Fall Festival 1:00-5:00 pm, Agaria Center for Regenerative Practices 

Professional Opportunities

Cintrifuse and partners are hosting StartupCincy week (10/10-10/14). The program includes a panel discussion on Sparking Sustainable Startups on 10/11, followed by a "shark-tank" style Green Room happy hour hosted by Alloy Growth Lab.

Cincinnati Permaculture Institute is offering a Permaculture Design Certification that will meet on 11 Saturdays and 2 Sundays over 12 months (begins 11/12).

The City of Cincinnati is conducting public input meetings to provide insight and feedback on the next iteration of the Green Cincinnati Plan. Learn more and view the meeting schedule here

The Energy Coalition of Ohio is hosting the 2022 Ohio Energy Conference in Westerville, OH on 11/15 & 11/16. Learn more and and register for the conference here

Volunteer Opportunities

Nursery, Farm Rehabilitation, Orchard Installation - Common Orchard Project 

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event Volunteers - Boone County Solid Waste

Great American Cleanup Volunteers - Keep Cincinnati Beautiful

Volunteers - Cincinnati Observatory

Habitat Restoration at Multiple Locations - Ohio River Foundation

New Job Opportunities

Common Orchard VISTA, Green Cincinnati Plan Graphic Designer, Green Cincinnati Plan Technical Writer - Green Umbrella

Executive Director - Adventure Crew

Naturalist - Bull's Run Nature Sanctuary and Arboretum

Education Assistant - Contemporary Arts Center

Executive Director - Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association

Grants Manager - Agraria Center for Regenerative Practices

Design Technician 1 - Hamilton County Conservation District

LEED Project ManagerProject Coordinator / Architectural Designer - Sol Design + Consulting

Marketing & Platform Coordinator Intern, Sales Manager, Solar Installer - Solar Energy Solutions

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