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Louisville KY’s Sustainability Summit kicks off Friday

LOUISVILLE, KY – As part of their continuing mission to improve sustainability efforts in the community, the Louisville Metro Office of Sustainability and the Louisville Sustainability Council (LSC) are co-hosting the second annual Sustainability Summit on Friday, November 6 with an evening reception on November 5. “The Sustainability Summit is a great effort by the Office of Sustainability and Louisville Sustainability Council to make our city healthier and more livable.” said Mayor Greg Fischer. “The shared ideas at this event are vital to promote awareness of our air quality issues will help empower citizens to do their part to improve it.”…


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Louisville Recognized for National Sustainability Excellence

Louisville, Ky., – Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Louisville was awarded a 4-STAR Community Rating for sustainability excellence. Louisville is the first city in Kentucky to achieve certification under the STAR Community Rating System. “This award speaks volumes of the efforts to create a more sustainable Louisville,” said Mayor Greg Fischer. “Being environmentally responsible impacts everything from economic development to improving the health of our citizens, and we are proud that these efforts have been recognized.” Louisville is the 13th community in the nation to be recognized with a 4-STAR Community Rating out of nearly 100 communities actively using…


Louisville’s NuLu to Establish a Pilot Sustainability District

Louisville, KY  – On May 27, 2015 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm at The Green Building at 732 East Market Street, a community meeting will launch the Pilot Demonstration Sustainability District Initiative in the NuLu area. Primary target audience is NuLu based businesses, residents, schools or non-profits and others in the community that are interested in creating a sustainability model for NuLu that can be replicated in other neighborhoods in Louisville. Seating is limited so register free at https://eventbrite.com/event/16855108082/. What is an EcoDistrict or Sustainability District? EcoDistricts are neighborhoods or districts where neighbors, community institutions, businesses and government leaders commit to…