The joke around the Biomimicry for Healthcare conference held by University Hospitals Ventures was, “We’re about 3.8 billion years behind.” Nature has that much knowledge stored in its DNA, and companies are slowly realizing that the 21st century path to resource efficiency is to unlock it. Resources include Great Lakes Biomimicry whose Director Trisha Brown explained that animals solve for...
The fallout from China rejecting American recycling is complete. It has completely upended the market, says Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District Executive Director Diane Bickett. Worse, there may be no easy solution in sight.
A review of Cleveland's Mobility Imperative: Designing for flow and meaningful interaction by Justin Glanville and Richey Piiparinen with support from the Cleveland Foundation.
A mobility conversation at the Cleveland City Club started out politely but ended with a painful reminder of how race and class were bound up in decisions involving billions of tax payer dollars.
Cleveland got more than a few finger wags from the nation's leading smart growth advocate. Cleveland has its “hot spots” of growth that attract new residents. The common bond is their walkability, said Smart Growth America President, Calvin Gladney, speaking at the Cleveland City Club.
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