Sustainable Columbus  
910 Dublin Road
Columbus, OH 43215 

Alana Shockey
Deputy Director, Sustainable Columbus
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Erin Beck
Assistant Director
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David R. Celebrezze
Resilience and Behavior Change Manager
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Bethany Bella
Building and Energy Coordinator
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Sara Ernst
Natural Resource Protection Coordinator
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Katherine "Swid" Swidarski
Climate Action Plan Implementation Manager
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Teneah Chambers
Green Jobs & Aggregation Coordinator
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Report illegal dumping to [email protected]

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Sustainable Columbus Recognizing the role a healthy environment plays in contributing to Columbus continuing to be America’s Opportunity City, the City of Columbus established the Sustainable Columbus initiative. This initiative, under the leadership of Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther, focuses on optimizing internal city operations and working with external stakeholders from throughout the community to enhance and promote environmentally friendly policies throughout our community. This website will serve as a one-stop-shop to connect to city programs that benefit our environment.
The purpose of this webpage is to index and link to the city's sustainability programs.


Climate Action Plan The final Columbus Climate Action Plan is out! Our community is upping its ambition, and is committed to bold goals like a 45% emissions reduction by 2030 to ensure Columbus is doing its fair share to combat global climate change. The 2050 goal is carbon neutral. Learn more.

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Clean Energy Columbus Clean Energy Columbus, a community choice aggregation program, is an easy and effective way for local officials to contract for competitively priced electricity based on group buying power for its residents. The City of Columbus is committed to pursuing community choice aggregation with a goal to implement a program that provides 100% clean, renewable energy by 2022. Learn more.

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Sustainable Steps Sustainable Steps 2022 campaigns are on promoting trees and rooftop solar! Help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve the quality of life in Columbus neighborhoods.

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Progress reports Each year since 2005 the City has released a report summarizing environmental efforts taking place in the City of Columbus. Learn more.

Partners Sustainability is a community-wide effort. Success means everyone doing their part. Check out these organizations that strive to make Columbus a greener city.