February 2010

Spotlight On…   Going Green In Cincinnati

Interested in making your life a little greener? We've identified a number of resources—in our collection and on the Web—to help you get started. As you'll see in the "Local Organizations and Related Resources" section, there are also plenty of local volunteer, government, and commercial agencies dedicated to helping you recycle, save energy, harvest your own produce, and promote a conscientious stewardship of Mother Earth.

Gardening Planting a community garden at the Avondale Branch

Green Resources in the Library's Collection

Organic Gardening

Organic and Sustainable Living


cover of True Green Home


For more suggestions, check out our Green Living booklist or ask your local librarian!

Local Organizations & Related Resources

There are a growing number of local organizations that support green and sustainable living. Here are a few!

Sustainable Cincinnati website




Conservation / Natural Resources

Cincinnati Nature Center website


Central Ohio River Valley Local Foods Initiative website


Gardening / Farming


Green Energy Ohio website

Local Educational Green Programs

You Can Make A Difference!