Grants Workshop on Thursday, 2/9/17

Do you have a project in your park or neighborhood that you’ve always wanted to work on, but didn’t have funding? Come learn about how grants can help you get that funding! This workshop will also discuss how to get a project vetted before starting your grant application and answer any questions you may have. Read more…

Sustainability Director Job Posting

The Baltimore City Department of Planning (DOP) is entrusted with the mission of building Baltimore as a diverse, sustainable and thriving city of neighborhoods and as the economic and cultural driver for the region. The Department is seeking a Sustainability Director who is a strategic planner and fosters innovative solutions to urban issues. The ideal Read more…

Announcing The Neighborhood Grow Center!

This April, the Office of Sustainability in partnership with the Department of Public Works, Baltimore Community ToolBank, and Details Deconstruction bring you…. Check out the calendar below and visit to sign up for free workshops! The Neighborhood Grow Center has been made possible with the generous support of The Chesapeake Bay Trust and our Read more…

2 Days left to apply to the Deconstructed Design Competition!

Applications to the Deconstructed Design Competition are due THIS FRIDAY by 5pm!  Don’t forget to submit!  And if you’re just hearing about this now, download the application here, put on your design pants and get cracking!

What can you do

Baltimore City is dedicated to helping all Baltimoreans make our city more sustainable and resilient. Click here to learn about steps you can take at home, at school, at work, at your business and on the go. We also love partnerships! Find out how your company or organization can get involved and make a difference Read more…

What we’re doing

Baltimore City’s sustainability agenda prepares our city for aging infrastructure, a growing population, changing climate, and a progressing economy. We focus on energy efficiency, renewable energy, waste and recycling, clean air and water, local food systems, education, outreach, alternative transportation, and social equity.

What is Sustainability?

Sustainability is improving the quality of human life while balancing the need for environmental protection, societal progress, and economic growth. A sustainable Baltimore is one that maintains the balance between meeting the needs of people today without diminishing the ecosystems upon which future generations rely.

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