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Simply Living director goes international

Our Executive Director, Cathy Cowan Becker (right), recently received a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work in Bonn, Germany, for ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, a global network of more than 2500 local and regional governments committed to sustainable urban development. She will be stepping down from her role at the […]

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Simply Living seeks sustainability interns

Job Title: Sustainability Internship Reports To: Executive Director and Volunteer Leader Hours: 5 to 20 per week With 30 years of history and more than 3,000 members and supporters, Simply Living is one of the longest-serving and best-known local sustainability organizations in Central Ohio. Our mission is to provide learning […]

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Simply Living provides testimony on oil and gas waste disposal rules

On Monday, December 6, the Ohio legislature’s Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review (JCARR) heard testimony on regulations proposed by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to manage disposal of oil and gas waste. Executive Director Cathy Cowan Becker testified on behalf of Simply Living and the Ohio Sustainable Business […]

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Simply Living and OSBC to present at environmental leadership academy

Simply Living and the Ohio Sustainable Business Council are proud to be featured at the upcoming two-day conference, Pathways to Environmental Leadership Academy, organized by the Ohio Recycling Coalition. On Tuesday, November 16, at 9 a.m., Mayda Sanchez, executive director of the Ohio Sustainable Business Council, and Cathy Cowan Becker, […]

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Announcing speakers, sponsors, and more for Gift To Be Simple on October 20!

Our annual Gift To Be Simple fundraiser is coming up on Wednesday, October 20, at 5:30 p.m., and we are thrilled to announce our speakers, sponsors and more.  Featured speakers for Gift To Be Simple include:  Marilyn Welker, founder of Simply Living Paula Penn-Nabrit, J.D., author, founder and president of […]

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Simply Living relaunches Sustainable U

Following our mission to connect people to learning opportunities that promote sustainability, environmental justice, and our local economy, Simply Living is relaunching Sustainable U. This fall we will offer two discussion courses through EcoChallenge, formerly Northwest Earth Institute, a course through Local Futures, and three online courses from our members. Read on for more […]

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Simply Living seeks Financial Administrative Consultant

Simply Living’s wonderful bookkeeper is moving into retirement, so we are now hiring a new Financial Administrative Consultant. Please see the job description below and share this with anyone who you think would be a good fit. Simply Living Financial Administrative ConsultantJob Description Simply Living, a sustainability nonprofit based in […]

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A birthday wish

My birthday is coming up this week — Friday to be exact — and I have one wish: A new data management system for Simply Living. When I became executive director of Simply Living, I came into an organization of wonderful people, but which had gone for three years without […]

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Simply Living adds board members, executive director; announces 2021 Annual Meeting

New Board Members Simply Living is pleased to announce that Kai Landis and Robert H. Sloan have agreed to join its Board of Directors. Kai Landis is founder and CEO of Green Roots LLC, a women-owned and MBE/EDGE certified small business located in Columbus. Green Roots is a sustainability-minded consulting […]

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Win a prize package of pastries by signing up for the Simply Living Annual Meeting!

There’s no better time than now to sign up for Simply Living’s Annual meeting. If you register by 11:50 p.m. this Friday, April 16, you will be entered in a raffle to win one of three prize packages that includes tasty pastries from Freedom a la Cart! The package also […]

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Simply Living To Honor Local Green Energy Pioneers

For Immediate Release Media Contacts: Chuck Lynd (614) 354-6172 or Chuck@simplyliving.org     Kevin Eigel (614) 805-5776 or Kevin@ecohousesolar.com     Suzanne Csejtey (614) 507-3073 or Suzanne@design-energy.net Simply Living To Honor Local Green Energy Pioneers at Annual Meeting Ecohouse Solar and Design Energy will receive awards for renewable energy leadership Saturday, February 23, 12 – 3 pm at Indian Oven restaurant, 427 E Main […]

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Simply Living Manifesto – Nicholas Banks

Nicholas Banks has shared his “manifesto” (below) as part of our Earth Institute course: A Different Way: Living Simply in a Complex World.  Nicholas is a relatively new member of Simply Living and he is leading and posting now on our new Instagram account. Personal Manifesto My life will be […]

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David Orr Special Guest Featured at Gift To Be Simple

Simply Living is pleased to present visionary David Orr as this year’s speaker. His career as a scholar, professor, writer, speaker and entrepreneur spans fields as diverse as environment and politics, environmental education, campus greening, green building, ecological design, and climate change. He is the author of seven books, some of which […]

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Press Release: Karyn Deibel and Vilvi Vannak Honored at Simply Living Annual Meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sarah Edwards, 802.558.2348 sedwards@simplyliving.org Simply Living – 26th Annual Meeting Carol Fisher Civic Engagement Award and Outstanding Volunteer Award (Columbus, OH) Simply Living will hold its 26th Annual Meeting on Saturday, February 24 from 2:00 – 5:00 PM at the First Unitarian Universalist Church, 93 W […]

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Who Joins Simply Living and Why?

SL was founded in 1992 to be a different kind of environmental organization, one that focused on the need to live “joyfully and sustainably” on the earth.  We envisioned a community of people sharing a common mission to reduce our environmental “footprint” as a simple way for anyone concerned about […]