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We are looking for some great new teammates to help us educate the community about sustainable living. Please visit our Team page or click the links below to learn more.
Our Classrooms division is all about turning classrooms into spaces for exploring and demonstrating sustainable living early in life.
The Households Division creates sustainable living education systems that inspire residents and families to be part of the solution.
The Workplaces Division builds a community and culture of sustainable workplace behaviors in businesses large and small throughout Nashville.
The Nashville Environmental Justice Initiative is growing a movement of environmental justice learning that protects Nashville's most marginalized communities.
Urban Green Lab is partnering with organizations to develop and implement strategies and tools as models for cities across the country.
Beyond the B: The Power of the B Corp Community for Sustainable Change
What’s in a sustainable business? We think it’s much more than offsetting carbon, going plastic-neutral, or paying above the minimum wage.Read More
Food For Thought: Wasted!
Hungry to learn? Join Second Harvest on March 19th for a documentary screening of Wasted! The Story of Food Waste followed by a brief panel with Urban Green Lab’s Executive Director, Todd Lawrence.Read More
Culturally-centered Nature Programming
Join us on the next episode of Sustainable in the City for an important conversation with Unearthing Joy’s founder, Ashley Brailsford, as we discuss the responsibility we have in the sustainability space to make our work joyful, inclusive, and relevant to the people we are in community with.Read More
Volunteers rescue food for elderly, disabled for Christmas holiday
“We picked up a little over 1,000 pounds of food today, so you’re looking at about 1,700, 1,800 meals today,” said Chris WhitneyRead More
Analyzing Food Waste at the City Level
Using the cities of Denver, Nashville and New York to create a baseline study, Natural Resources Defense Council developed a comprehensive report addressing food waste.Read More
Fighting Food Waste in Nashville
Today Mayor David Briley announced the Food Saver Challenge to combat food waste in Music City, dozens of restaurants and businesses have jumped on board.Read More
Nashville 2018: Eliminating food waste in Music City
News 2 continues to track the good and bad that comes with Nashville’s growth, like uneaten food.Read More