Central Ohio River Pride
Participate in this month-long event promoting awareness & appreciation of our natural waterways by volunteering in stream-bank litter cleanups, invasive plant removal & more. There are several dates, locations & events available throughout the month of June & other ways to get involved year round.
Learn about rain gardens and rain barrels or how to start a community garden. Find out how much it will cost to water the lawn or fill a pool, how to save energy during hot weather, link to a rebate offer for a new programmable thermostat or low flow shower head, check the hydrant flushing schedule & more.
Get Your Garden in Full Bloom with Com-Til Compost
Plan Your Own Litter Cleanup
Want to plan your own neighborhood litter cleanup? For planning assistance and supplies, Columbus residents should contact: Keep Columbus Beautiful at 645-8027. KCB can provide litter grabbers, safety vests, bags & other tools; they offer an Adopt-an-Area program and graffiti cleanup too.
Visit the KCB page at Columbus Refuse.
Plan Your Own Storm Drain Marker Event
Help raise awareness that dumping waste into storm drains contributes to water pollution & endangers wildlife. Decals, adhesive & instruction is provided for volunteers to apply on curbs near storm drain inlets - perfect for individuals or groups. Coordinate an event to coincide with River Pride or plan one anytime from April through October (weather permitting).
Green Spot Program
A recognition program for Columbus residents who are taking steps to protect the environment. Learn how to become more "green" & make your home, school or business a GreenSpot. Learn More...