The City of Columbus has initiated a fund to promote LEED buildings through incentives to reimburse certification fees to individual projects. Green Columbus Fund Encourages sustainable development and redevelopment with a primary focus on the inner city. Private businesses and non-profit organizations in Columbus are eligible to receive reimbursement grants in the two broad areas […]
Archive for September, 2010
With Local Foods Week beginning in a few days here in central Ohio, the idea of turning old unused buildings into food production facilities is especially poignant. It really doesn’t get more local than community revitalization and food production in former factory buildings. Many potential benefits for people, the planet and profitability!
CHALLENGE #1: TAKE THE PLEDGE. As part of Greenovate’s continuing community support, we encourage you to make a commitment to local food. In conjunction with Local Matters’ Local Foods Week from October 2-8th, we’re kicking off the Eat Local Challenge and giving Central Ohio residents another way to support their region’s local small farms, sustainable […]
Interesting intro to 5 companies and their green supply, delivery and logistics efforts. Check out the survey, we’ll look forward to the results report. So, what’s the real reason for the move toward green supply chains? Do these companies really care about the environment, or are they just trying to win over consumers? We’re curious: […]
Zerolandfill is a program to collect used samples from interior designers, architecture firms, product representatives and other industry sources of used product samples. The samples are then donated to schools, community programs and artists for use in creative projects of all kinds, keeping the materials out of the landfill! From the Zerolandfill Site: ZeroLandfill™ is […]
A good friend of Greenovate, who happens to be in a leadership position for a very large building material manufacturer, mentioned Kohl’s retail department store as an example of sustainability and the benefits for the bottom-line. Both of us are (what some would call) enlightened, community centric and totally committed, so with his recommendation we […]