Thanks to GCBL volunteer Nico Boyd for helping to research and write this post. The holidays can be a wonderful time of the year with family, friends and spiritual contemplation. But they are also a time that has become overwhelmed — from Black Friday to Cyber Monday and beyond — with shopping, consumption, and waste. According to Use Less Stuff, average...
I made an unexpected purchase on Black Friday. I hadn’t planned to get all caught up in the frenzy—we’re budget hawks, really. But I had a litany of reasons why we just had to have a new television. Our 2002 mega-set is thick as a safe and was literally crushing our media center. I even used a Kil-o-watt meter and...
A group interested in how regions measure progress gathered at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History to share lessons from their efforts. Participants included the Fund for Our Economic Future “What Matters to Metros,” Sustainable Cleveland 2019, VibrantNEO, and the Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI), a “dashboard” project with roots in Northeast Ohio that is gaining traction in a handful of...
Malibu may be the most expensive place to live—an average home there costs $1 million—but Cleveland is the most affordable housing market in America with the average home price at $64,000, Caldwell-Banker found. “It just shows how divergent America’s housing market is,” commented CNBC.
What makes a successful sustainability leader? And what are the biggest sustainability challenges going forward? This week's Crain's Cleveland Business put those questions to several observers of the local sustainability scene. My answers follow. What would you say?
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