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Moving On: Office of Sustainability Director Katherine Gajewski people

Jan. 18, 2016 11:50 am

Moving On: Office of Sustainability Director Katherine Gajewski

The former director left when the Nutter administration ended and is taking on a new challenge: a national initiative that aims to connect different cities' sustainability work.
Final Greenworks Progress Report Released by Nutter Administration results

Jul. 1, 2015 11:30 am

Final Greenworks Progress Report Released by Nutter Administration

This year marks the end of both the Nutter Administration and the Greenworks implementation timeline, and as a result, the Office of Sustainability has released its 2015 Greenworks report as both an annual update and a final report. Greenworks launched in 2009 to serve as the City of Philadelphia’s first comprehensive sustainability plan. The plan […]
Tree Philly is Holding Its Community Yard Tree Giveaway Grant Program Again This Year results

Jan. 23, 2015 12:32 pm

Tree Philly is Holding Its Community Yard Tree Giveaway Grant Program Again This Year

Once again, TreePhilly is offering 50 or 100 trees and grants worth $500 that will enable Philadelphia community groups to host yard tree giveaways in their neighborhoods this spring. TreePhilly is a program of Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Fairmount Park Conservancy and Wells Fargo. TreePhilly’s efforts are in direct response to […]
Office of Sustainability Releases 2014 Greenworks Progress Report results

Jun. 24, 2014 12:23 pm

Office of Sustainability Releases 2014 Greenworks Progress Report

The Mayor’s Office of Sustainability recently released it’s 2014 Greenworks Progress Report, the Office’s fifth annual report on the city’s comprehensive sustainability plan. Goals set by the Greenworks plan were designed to be met in 2015. The report outlines some of the successes the City of Philadelphia and its non-profit and private partners have made in the five Greenworks goal areas: […]
The Sustainable Business Network Calls for a Permanent Mayor’s Office of Sustainability results

May 6, 2014 3:54 pm

The Sustainable Business Network Calls for a Permanent Mayor’s Office of Sustainability

City initiatives focused on the issue of sustainability may seem like the norm in Philadelphia, but this focus is in large part due to the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, which is a temporary agency established by the Nutter Administration in 2009. Councilmembers Blondell Reynolds Brown and Jim Kenney have proposed a bill to make the […]