Environment, General/Other News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Jack Johnson and 1% for the Planet, the world's leading environmental network, partner to raise awareness around sustainable local food systems and plastic free initiatives in Jack's All At Once...more
Following the big race, volunteers pitched in to clean up trash at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Individual volunteers and community groups are waiting in line just to pick up litter at the...more
The National Weather Service seeks volunteer observers who will help report about the weather conditions such as rainfall, snow or hailstorms.
The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow...more
The U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools program visited schools and districts throughout the state that have demonstrated sustainable practices and environmental leadership in public...more
The Youth Service and Conservation Corps welcomes volunteers and provides them with paid job and leadership training, academic programming, and extra support through an approach that enhances...more
Formerly entitled the Urban Revitalization and Livable Communities Act, the legislation is now reintroduced called the Community Parks Revitalization (CPR) Act.
The CPR Act taps on the success of...more
City volunteers participated in the annual Waterway Trash Bash that focused on Guthrie Creek near McCann Road.
Longview Community Relations Coordinator Mary Jane Burnett who organized the event,...more
The Norwegian Ambassador to Indonesia, Stig Traavik, writes about protecting forests and economic growth going hand in hand.
Traavik states that Norway supports Indonesia's efforts in...more
In an effort to eliminate neighborhood blight, Chicago is giving away vacant lots for just $1 each. There's a catch, however. To obtain one, you must already own a home on the same block.