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Office of Sustainability Newsroom - 2012 Archive

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.