Ideas, examples, and how-to instructions for creating an exciting and innovative sustainability project in your neighborhood
The Toolkit and guide was developed in 2013-14 and some references may be outdated. We encourage users to leave us feedback on pages that have outdated resources and/or include more current examples.
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The Bevo Gardens project transformed an unused, overgrown vacant lot into an attractive intergenerational neighborhood gathering space. The project su...
“McKinley Meadows”, an edible and pollinator garden, inspired McKinley Heights residents to gather together in order to learn, rehabilitate the loc...
West End Biker’s Club
The West End Biker’s Club was a collaborative project with St. Vincent Greenway Inc., a community development corporation, and Positive Youth Affair, ...
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Arts, Culture & Innovation
Public art, events, history, sports, science, research
Education, Training & Leadership
Environmental and eco-literacy, professional development, schools, training
Empowerment, Diversity & Equity
Ethnicity, youth, seniors, life choices, LGBT, religion
Health, Well-Being & Safety
Food, fitness, pedestrians, bikers, crime prevention, urban agriculture
Infrastructure, Facility & Transportation
Transit, streets, waste, recycling, energy, water, walking, cycling, efficiency, green infrastructure
Prosperity, Opportunity & Employment
Local businesses, marketing, branding, identity, neighborhood assets
Urban Character, Vitality & Ecology
Food, landscape, preservation, vacant land, streets, buildings, parks, greenspace, neighborhoods
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