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So far Louisville Sustainability Council has created 44 blog entries.

LSC Action Opportunity -Support Renewable Energy in Kentucky!

The Louisville Sustainability Council's Green Economy Action Team shares this opportunity to support HB229, the Clean Energy Opportunity Act.  Comment through March 5, 2015 What is Happening? On Thursday March 5, 2015, the KY House Energy and Tourism Committee will hold a hearing on HB229, the Clean Energy Opportunity Act, to establish a Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard and feed-in tariff [...]

By | 2017-09-15T13:18:41+00:00 March 3rd, 2015|News|Comments Off on LSC Action Opportunity -Support Renewable Energy in Kentucky!

Community Meeting with Louisville Sustainability Director Maria Koetter

Louisville, KY – On Wednesday, February 4 at 6:30 p.m., Beargrass Creek Alliance will be hosting a conversation featuring Louisville Sustainability Director Maria Koetter on Bellarmine University’s campus.  The event will be free and open to the public! Local citizens will have an opportunity to learn about water quality issues facing Louisville and discuss their [...]

By | 2017-09-15T13:18:29+00:00 February 2nd, 2015|Events|Comments Off on Community Meeting with Louisville Sustainability Director Maria Koetter

Now you can add your Events to LSC’s Community Calendar!

Did you know that the Louisville Sustainability Council hosts a community calendar for events and activities related to making Louisville a more sustainable community? Be in the know -- Check the calendar often to know what is going on New! -- Add Events -- Submit your organizations events and activities Visit our calendar at http://louisvillesustainabilitycouncil.org/events/

By | 2017-09-15T13:18:05+00:00 January 28th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Now you can add your Events to LSC’s Community Calendar!

Louisville’s Office of Sustainability offers $100,000 in incentives for green infrastructure projects

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                              Media Contacts: January 20, 2015                                                                          Chris Poynter 574.4546 / 396.2015 Jessica Wethington 574.5174 /386.0573   City Launches Green Infrastructure Incentive Program Program part of Sustain Louisville’s goals for 2015 LOUISVILLE, KY (January 20, 2015) – Businesses can take advantage of a new incentive to help make their facilities more green, [...]

By | 2017-09-15T13:17:55+00:00 January 21st, 2015|Community News|Comments Off on Louisville’s Office of Sustainability offers $100,000 in incentives for green infrastructure projects

The YES!Fest calendar details events for the Year of Environment & Sustainability

In 2015, over 100 of the region’s diverse and dynamic arts and cultural organizations who are members of the Arts & Cultural Attractions Council (ACA) of the Louisville Metro and parts of Southern Indiana will unite and use the power of YES to accomplish something greater than any one organization could do on its own [...]

By | 2017-09-15T13:17:46+00:00 January 12th, 2015|Events|Comments Off on The YES!Fest calendar details events for the Year of Environment & Sustainability

The Louisville Sustainability Council seeks 2 STAR interns!

Job Title:  STAR Intern Openings:  2 Dates:  January – June 2015 Hours to complete:  200 Compensation:  Small stipend INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION -- Using Louisville’s Sustainability Rating to Catalyze Community Action. The Louisville Sustainability Council (LSC) seeks two interns to assist in developing communications and materials to educate, focus, and inspire local community action on sustainability. One intern will [...]

By | 2017-09-15T13:17:37+00:00 December 29th, 2014|News|Comments Off on The Louisville Sustainability Council seeks 2 STAR interns!

The LSC is seeking an Intern for the Transportation Action Team!

JOB TITLE:  Research Assistant Intern – Land Use, Transportation and Air Quality Openings:  1 Dates:  January – June 2015 Hours to complete:  200 Compensation:  Small stipend JOB DESCRIPTION & DUTIES: The Louisville Sustainability Council is seeking an intern to aid the Sustainable Transportation Action Team (STAT) in collecting and analyzing data pertaining to the STAT [...]

By | 2017-09-15T13:16:08+00:00 December 29th, 2014|News|Comments Off on The LSC is seeking an Intern for the Transportation Action Team!

UofL ranked 74th on Sierra magazine’s Cool Schools ranking

The University of Louisville ranked 74th out of 173 schools on Sierra magazine's Cool Schools 2014 evaluation, scoring 614.23 points out of a possible 1000.  The top-rated university scored 813.51 points with nearly 70 different criteria being analyzed  that included investigation into sustainable programs such as educational offerings; facility design and usage; tree canopy; economic impact; sustainable investments and innovations; purchasing policies; transportation and [...]

By | 2017-09-15T13:17:23+00:00 September 4th, 2014|Community News|1 Comment

Join us for “One Million Actions for Planet Earth”!

    Join Louisville Sustainability Council partners as we support the Louisville Zoo in the “One Million Actions for Planet Earth," a challenge to show our collective impact across Louisville and 5 other cities in the Ohio valley region from March 31st through April 20th. This innovative program encourages you to share your sustainable activity on the myActions [...]

By | 2017-09-15T13:17:14+00:00 April 2nd, 2014|Events|Comments Off on Join us for “One Million Actions for Planet Earth”!