100 Ways to Personally Help the Environment

350.org – a global, online climate movement coordinated by a network active in over 188 countries. The number 350 means climate safety: to preserve a livable planet, scientists tell us we must reduce the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere from 400 parts per million to below 350 ppm.

Bay Village Green Team the Fairview Park Green Team’s counterpart organization, which serves the residents of the City of Bay Village. Their website serves as a great resource for how to green up your life, your house, and your community.

Cuyahoga Soil & Water Conservation District – a local public agency that works collaboratively with a variety of conservation partners to implement an array of programs and projects aimed at getting conservation on the ground.

Cuyahoga County Solid Waste Management District a public agency working to support environmentally-sustainable and economical solid waste management practices within the communities, institutions, and businesses of Cuyahoga County.

Energy Assessment Programs –

  • Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® Program: an opportunity for residential customers of Dominion East Ohio Gas to reduce utility costs through energy efficiency improvements. The program involves an in-home energy assessment, a report with suggested energy efficiency improvements, and access to rebates for the improvements you choose to implement.
  • Non-residential Energy Assessment: an opportunity for non-residential customers of Dominion East Ohio Gas to reduce operating costs through energy efficiency improvements. The program involves a structural energy assessment, a report with suggested energy efficiency improvements, and access to service providers and capital resources to implement the improvements of your choosing.

Fossil Free – an international network of campaigns and campaigners working toward fossil fuel divestment in our communities. Fossil Free is a project of 350.org.

Pass It Ona comprehensive guide outlining over a hundred community service organizations to whom you can donate your unwanted but usable items. The Sixth Edition of Pass It On was completed in July of 2014.
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Sustainable Cleveland 2019 – a 10-year initiative that engages people from all walks of life, working together to design and develop a thriving and resilient Cleveland region that leverages its wealth of assets to build economic, social, and environmental well being for all.

Years of Living Dangerously – a 9-part Showtime documentary series focusing on climate change that premiered in 2014. The weekly episodes feature celebrity “correspondents,” who travel around the world and throughout the U.S. to interview experts and ordinary people affected by, and seeking solutions to, the impacts of climate change.