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March 28, 2014
Homeowners: Receive up to $750 for Energy Efficiency Improvements

New program provides incentives to City of Cincinnati residents for energy efficiency improvements.

November 22, 2013
3E Green Business Summit

The fifth annual 3E Summit will be held Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Xavier University Cintas Center.

September 24, 2013
Green Power Community Of The Year Award

The City of Cincinnati announced today that it has received a 2013 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

August 30, 2013
Bike Share Coming to Cincinnati

The City of Cincinnati, Green Umbrella, and Leadership Cincinnati Class 34 are pleased to announce the proposed launch of a bike share system for the Greater Cincinnati region in Spring, 2014. 

July 27, 2013
Free Shred Day For Kids' Play

Zion Temple Christian Academy is hosting a free shred day! Donations go towards a new school playground supporting community beautification.

June 7, 2013
OEQ's Mobile Produce Vending Program is Making Headlines.

Mobile vendors can sell produce in neighborhoods where it's grown. Pilot program puts fresh produce in food deserts.

May 1, 2013
Zero Waste Business Council Conference

Cincinnati will be the host city of the U.S. Zero Waste Business Council's National Zero Waste Business Conference May 8th-9th at the Westin, Cincinnati.

April 17, 2013
Brewery District Will Benefit From 'Taking Root' Project

The City of Cincinnati, in cooperation with the Brewery District Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation, will complete a tree planting project made possible by a Duke Energy contribution to the Green Partnership of Greater Cincinnati.

February 27, 2013
Cincinnati METRO bus passes now for sale at City Hall

Cincinnati Metro’s 30-day rolling passes and 10-ride tickets are now available at the City Treasurer’s Office at City Hall, 801 Plum St., Room 202, downtown.

January 7, 2013
Sustainability Message From OEQ Director Larry Falkin

As we move into the New Year, I have assembled my 10 favorite Cincinnati sustainability accomplishments of 2012, and my forecasts for 10 things we will accomplish in 2013. 

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