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You're taking the first step to making your home, business, or community group part of a cleaner, healthier, more sustainable Columbus. We're glad you're here.
Why join GreenSpot? For a couple of really good reasons, actually. One, it's a small thing you can do to make a big impact on the health and future of Columbus. Two, it couldn't be easier.
Our green community is growing daily and currently has more than 19,000 current members consisting of households, businesses, organizations, and community groups. Collectively they have saved more than $13 million, reduced CO2 emissions by 40 million pounds, reduced water consumption by 133+ million gallons, and recycled 31 million pounds.
GreenSpot inspires, educates, and recognizes households, businesses, and community groups that adopt green practices. GreenSpot is a membership-based program that provides a framework to think about sustainability and a way to log your successes. It is free to join and there is no fee or cost. If you live in Franklin County or surrounding counties you are eligible!
On April 20th Mayor Andrew J. Ginther and the City of Columbus recognized the GreenSpotLight Award winners for their achievements over the past year to help make our community beautiful, healthy, and prosperous. The winners:
Reducing the amount of plastic in your life is
good for the planet and our community. Below are some items which you can
switch to plastic free!
Installing a WaterSense labeled showerhead can save the individual 912 gallons of water a year.
Columbus residents love recycling, that is why the RecyColumbus program has more than 75% participation rate. To learn more about the program visit RecyColumbus.
Changing out your light bulbs to LEDs can save money. An LED bulb can have a useful life of 25,000 hours (25 times longer than traditional bulbs). Annual operating cost for an LED is 90% less than that of a traditional bulb and more than 50% less than a CFL.