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Office of Sustainability Newsroom - 2012 Archive


12/11/2012
Downtown Tree Replacement Program Begins
LDMD, MSD and city partner to help make downtown more environmentally sustainable through downtown tree replacement project.

10/17/2012
Mayor Announces Expanded Residential Recycling Program
Standing in the Cloverleaf neighborhood today, Mayor Greg Fischer announced a new pilot program with the goal of increasing recycling in Louisville.

9/19/2012
TARC Awarded Grant for All-Electric Buses
All-electric buses with zero air polluting emissions will become part of Louisville’s public transportation fleet as a result of a $4.4 million federal grant awarded to TARC.

7/9/2012
Trash Bins To Become Recycling Bins in City Offices
Saying he wants to make Louisville among the most environmentally-friendly city governments in the nation, Mayor Greg Fischer today signed an executive order which will convert most city office trash cans into recycling bins.

6/4/2012
Riehm Award Goes to Councilwoman Tina Ward-Pugh
The third annual Joan Riehm Environmental Leadership Award was presented today to 9th District Louisville Metro Councilwoman Tina Ward-Pugh for her outstanding leadership in the quest for a more sustainable future through the creation of the 9th District Green Triangle.

1/12/2012
TARC to Continue Frequent Bus Service
TARC is receiving another $1 million in federal funding to continue frequent bus service for another year on its two most popular routes.