Have you ever noticed that massive wood pile when you drive southbound on I-83, between the Northern Parkway and Cold Spring Lane exits? That “wood dump,” if you will, is actually Baltimore’s Camp Small Zero Waste Initiative, a vital supply of home-grown timber, mulch and firewood logs for the city. And what’s more, those money-making logs are sitting atop some interesting Civil War history.
Tag: Baltimore Office of Sustainability
Does your Baltimore alley need a little love? Too much trash and grit? Check out Patterson Park’s gorgeous “Green Alley” and get inspired. Learn how your alley community can be transformed from cement to a functional work-of-art that keeps trash where it’s supposed to be, in trash cans, not in the Inner Harbor.
Congratulations are in order for Kristin Baja, a Climate and Resilience Planner at Baltimore City’s Office of Sustainability. Baja and ten others will be honored as White House Champions of Change for Climate Equity. Baja is being recognized for her work in implementing climate change resiliency programs for Baltimore’s most vulnerable communities. The White House event will be live streamed on Friday, July 15, at 2:30 p.m. EST.
It’s time to update Charm City’s Sustainability Plan and the Office of Sustainability wants your voice and your story to be the plan’s foundation. With the recently launched Every Story Counts and Community Ambassador initiatives, along with the newly-awarded Partners for Places Equity Pilot grant, our next Sustainability Plan will ensure Baltimore will be sustainable and resilient for all neighborhoods.
Each weekend this April, Baltimore’s Office of Sustainability is piloting the Neighborhood Grow Center. Taking place every Saturday and Sunday this April from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Baltimore Community ToolBank (1224 Wicomico Street in Carroll-Camden), the Neighborhood Grow Center offers visitors free greening workshops, free plant materials, and locally-sourced gardening supplies.