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Let’s Make Louisville a Sustainability Leader:

The Louisville Sustainability Council (LSC) promotes a healthy environment, strong economy, and the well-being of the people living in Louisville, KY. The LSC brings together individuals, businesses, nonprofits, governments, and educational institutions to facilitate the achievement of Louisville’s sustainability goals.

LSC Membership

LSC Member - Parker & Klein

Become a LSC member and help Louisville become a more sustainable city.

Do Something Green

Do Something Green

Do Something Green with LSC by taking advantage of existing green programs.

Get Involved with LSC

Get Involved

Volunteering with LSC is one of several ways you can get involved.

Measuring Progress

Learn about Louisville’s 4 STAR certified sustainability rating.

Facebook Feed

11 hours ago
How Bourbon and Big Data Are Cleaning Up Louisville

The Ohio River city has a reputation for fine whiskey and some of the nation’s worst air pollution. Its mayor is making a case to fix that.

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12 hours ago

A big welcome to new LSC member, the Junkyard Hawks at Hite Elementary School! Thank you for joining the Louisville Sustainability Council!

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3 days ago
James Bruggers - Environmental Journalist

Who knew? #LED lights are making some #coal burning obsolete. There's more to this story. Please read and hit "share."

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3 days ago
Louisville Nature Ctr

Free trees today!

FREE TREES! Come and get them. We have 100 trees available today first come, first serve. We will be here until 5:30. (You may want to call before coming out if it's late in the day to see if there ... See more

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4 days ago
November Green Drinks at Galaxie Bar

Green Drinks Louisville is coming up this Wednesday, November 15. Green Drinks is back at Galaxie this month, and the featured speaker is from the winner of this year's LSC Outstanding Member Award, ... See more

Note that we're starting at 5:30pm, a half hour earlier than usual!

In November, Green Drinks returns to @[119656935044119:274:Galaxie] in @[168322826677941:274:Nulu] with our guest speaker ... See more

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4 days ago
Photos from Louisville Sustainability Council's post

Congratulations to Evolve KY, winner of this year's LSC Outstanding Member Award, presented at the #2017Summit. EvolveKY is a growing group of local passionate electric vehicle owners who are ... See more

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6 days ago
Louisville loses thousands of trees a year. But city leaders still don't agree on how to fix

"Louisville loses thousands of trees a year. But city leaders still don't agree on how to ... See more

There are fears in some quarters that limits to planting trees near power lines could effectively de-tree some neighborhoods.

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1 week ago
The Young Kentuckian - A Blog of KSEC

Are you a student in Kentucky? The KSEC - Kentucky Student Environmental Coalition needs you!

"We can’t let ourselves get overwhelmed or to give in to the feeling of powerlessness. The only way that we are going to win is if we stand together and show that we are powerful and united across ... See more

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1 week ago
Winter tips for when the temps dip | Louisville Water Company

Some water tips for colder weather from Louisville Water Company: http://www.louisvillewater.com/newsroom/winter-tips-when-temps-dip

When the temperature takes a nose dive, water in your pipes can freeze, causing them to

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1 week ago
November Green Drinks at Galaxie Bar

Note that we're starting at 5:30pm, a half hour earlier than usual!

In November, Green Drinks returns to @[119656935044119:274:Galaxie] in @[168322826677941:274:Nulu] with our guest speaker ... See more

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LSC Calendar

Upcoming Events

Sat 18

Bird Walks

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Louisville Nature Center
3745 Illinois Ave
Louisville KY 40213-1071
United States
5024581328
Organizer: Louisville Nature Center
502-458-1328

Louisville Sustainability Council’s Goals

Louisville will be a top ten sustainable metro area by 2025.

Air Quality

Air Quality

Maintain air quality that exceeds the National Ambient Air Quality Standards.

Buildings

Buildings

Reduce the total energy and water consumption by the built environment by 25%.

Living Systems

Living Systems

Increase the area of green cover in the metro by 10%.

Material Recovery

Material Recovery

Divert 50% of solid waste from the landfill.

Neighborhoods & Mobility

Neighborhoods and Mobility

Decrease transportation related greenhouse gas emissions by 20%.

Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy

Increase amount of energy from renewable sources to 10% of total generated.

Water

Water

Protect, enhance and celebrate waterways by exceeding national quality standards.

Green Drinks Louisville

Green Drinks Louisville is a free, informal and lively opportunity to tap into Louisville’s sustainability hub.