Earth Day - April 22, 2017

Every year, since 1970, there have been sustainable and earth focused activities during the month of April, and... Read More »

Earth Week in Columbus - April 8 through April 15

Since 2007, thanks to Green Columbus, this area has benefited from more than 100,000 hours of resident... Read More »

Earth Day Ideas

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It's Spring

Simple tips to be green this Spring Read More »

Valentine's Day - Turn Red Into Green

Tips for keeping your Valentine's Day celebration easy on your wallet and the Earth. Read More »

SWACO Lowers Rate to Dispose of Waste

Following a three-month public process, the SWACO Board of Trustees approved a proposal to reduce the landfill tipping... Read More »

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Green Your Event

Choose from the following resources:

Sustainable Events Guide

This guide was developed as a collaborative effort between the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC), the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) and the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO),in preparation for hosting the EcoSummit 2012 conference in Columbus, Ohio. This document provides a collection of environmental, social and economic sustainability practices that can be implemented by those involved in planning a conference or event.

To view the Sustainable Events Guide click here

City of Columbus Green Event Guide

The Green Events Guide was designed for event coordinators to help enhance guest experience by thoughtfully planning for recycling and other sustainability practices.

To learn more, click here