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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, Kentucky. The LSC brings together individuals, businesses, nonprofits, government, and educational institutions to facilitate the achievement of Louisville’s sustainability goals. We envision that Louisville will be a top ten sustainable metro area by 2025.

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.

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5 hours ago
January Green Drinks at Red Herring

Happy New Year, Green Drinks supporters! We're starting 2018 at @[281452328944098:274:Red Herring], the beautifully renovated Hilltop Theater in Clifton.

Our guest speaker will be Torend Collins, ... See more

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8 hours ago
James

This will be another test with the question being: How to have sustainable development in Louisville and protect Floyds Fork:

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4 days ago
Louisville Sustainability Council

Become a member of the LSC today!

Did you know that the LSC relies on members to be able to engage and connect the community to support a sustainable Louisville?

We offer individual, family, ... See more

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4 days ago
IDEASxLab

From air to soil, Project HEAL artists have been working w/ Meyzeek Middle students on Hero+Shero Journeys ➡️ #environmental #justice #policy #change! Yesterday, soil samples were collected at ... See more

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5 days ago
Citizen Forester Training 101 - Park Duvalle

Learn how to properly plant a tree, and lead a group of volunteers during a tree planting! Experienced arborists and citizen foresters will lead our newest group of citizen foresters to help regain ... See more

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January Green Drinks at Red Herring

The first Green Drinks Louisville for 2018 is coming up next week at Red Herring Cocktail Lounge & Kitchen! Our guest speaker will be Torend Collins, Environmental Coordinator for the Louisville ... See more

Happy New Year, Green Drinks supporters! We're starting 2018 at @[281452328944098:274:Red Herring], the beautifully renovated Hilltop Theater in Clifton.

Our guest speaker will be Torend Collins, ... See more

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5 days ago
Timeline Photos

Welcome to Computershare, a world leader in financial administration, and the first new LSC Member of 2018!

Computershare's Louisville office is growing, and you may have met some of their ... See more

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6 days ago
Bicycling for Louisville

Thank you Bicycling for Louisville for all you have accomplished and continue to work on. 40+ months of advocacy to reach some of your goals provides a great example of the commitment needed to make ... See more

Big wins, small wins, and some L's: our 2017 Year in Review
http://bicyclingforlouisville.org/2018/01/09/2017-year-in-review/

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6 days ago
Louisville Grows

Sick of winter? You can order your spring bulbs and support Louisville Grows!

Spring is coming and now is the time to order spring bulbs for planting! Gladiolus, freesia, lilies, ever-bearing strawberries....all will make your garden beautiful and help Louisville Grows! All ... See more

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6 days ago
Kentucky Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression

Equity is a key component of sustainability. We have much work to do.

The poverty rate among black children in Jefferson County is more than double the rate of the county, as a whole. About 45 percent of black children in Jefferson County live in poverty, according to ... See more

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LSC Calendar

Upcoming Events

Wed 17

Air Pollution Control Board regular meeting

January 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Air Pollution Control District
701 W Ormsby Ave
Louisville KY
United States

Louisville Sustainability Council’s Goals

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

Air Quality

Air Quality

Maintain better air quality than 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.