20,233 Members


Think GreenSpot is great? Then don't keep it to yourself. Make the biggest impact by recruiting your Columbus friends, families, and coworkers to join.

GreenSpot has several videos of award celebrations, how-to, and more. Check them out below!

How to Fit Recyclables into the Recycling Container

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Ever wondered how to fit all the recycling into the recycle container? In this humorous video we share a few tips as well as a few laughs. In collaboration with the GreenSpot program and Columbus Refuse Collection. You can also purchase an additional cart by calling 614-645-3111. An OBLSK Production.

GreenSpot Conversations

The right language, and examples, to talk about sustainability to employees and colleagues is critical to success. Join the GreenSpot Conversation webinar series as they talk about ways to engage colleagues and employees on sustainability. Hear from representatives from Corporate Cleaners, inc., OHM Advisors, and Hikma. Watch it here.

GS Conversations engaging employees



What we eat has a huge impact on our carbon footprint and the planet. Learn about different foods and their climate impact and how you can eat green for the planet! Join Diane Kadonaga with Sunny Glen Garden and Stephanie Feldstein with Center for Biological Diversity for this GreenSpot Conversation. Watch it here.

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GreenSpot Conversations talked with Simply Living to hear about their work to make Columbus more green. Watch it here.

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Have you been to the Grange Insurance Audubon Center? If not, you are missing out. Check out this GreenSpot Conversation with Rebecca Swab and Allison Clark of the Grange Insurance Audubon Center. Watch it HERE

GreenSpot Conversation Audubon Center



What is Recyclable? Check out this GreenSpot Conversation with SWACO's Amy Densborn and City of Columbus' T.J. Black! Watch it HERE.

GreenSpot Conversations Recycling



Sara Gallaugher from Full Circle Source and David R. Celebrezze from Columbus GreenSpot discuss ways to reduce plastic use in the kitchen and bathroom. Watch the webinar HERE.

 Reducing Plastic use in the Kitchen and Bathroom

Ways to Get Around Cbus

Ways to Get Around Cbus

Sustainability Manager Position

A Sustainability Manager plays a critical role within any organization.  They help ensure that a business is committed to an agenda that will lead to a secure future, target and eliminate wasting resources, and help overall operations. Watch the video HERE.

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How to Plant A Tree

Learn how to plant a tree by clicking HERE!

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Learn how to prune a tree HERE

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Check out this webinar on Common Trees of Columbus and the Wildlife who Love Them. Watch it HERE.

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GS Reaches 20k members

The Columbus GreenSpot program hit 20,000 members milestone. This program inspires, educates, and recognizes households, businesses, community groups, and neighborhoods that adopt sustainable practices. Watch the video HERE.

20,000 GreenSpot members


2020 GreenSpotLight Awards

Watch the GreenSpotLight Awards Recognition HERE.

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Watch the 2020 GreenSpot Sustainable Business Class graduates get recognized HERE

2020 GS Sustainable Business class grads



Watch the GreenSpot Neighborhood Clintonville be recognized HERE

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Watch the 2020 GreenSpot School recognition of Indianola Informal K-8 HERE

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GreenSpot Designated Schools

Indianola Informal K-8 designated as a GreenSpot School. Check out their success HERE!

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St. Mary School designated as a GreenSpot School. Check out their success HERE!

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