About Us

We are group of people who live, work, learn, and play in Westerville.

Our mission is: Engaging our community in sustainable practices. The sustainable practices are predicated on the three pillars of environmental, social and economic sustainability.

  • Events Chair: Bethany Vosburg-Bluem

  • Events Vice-Chair: David Grimes

  • Communication Chair: Lois Szudy

  • Communication Vice-Chair: Angie Scheu (also Membership Team Leader)

  • Projects Chair and Vice-Chair: Currently seeking to fill these positions

Feel free to drop us a line at sustainablewesterville1@gmail.com.

Our Accomplishments

2022


  • · Cherrington Garden Perennial gardens established (year-round project)

  • · First Annual Sustainable Westerville Retreat

  • · Earth Day Native Tree and Plant Distribution

  • · Second ReUse-A-Palooza Event (Spring)

  • · Pride Celebration

  • . 4th of July Parade

  • · Third ReUse-A-Palooza Event (Fall)

  • · Arborfest Alum Creek Park

2021

  • · Seeing Systems: Peace, Justice and Sustainability Book Discussion Course

  • · Resident Based Environmental Sustainability

  • · Cherrington Community Garden & produce drop-offs to WARM & WRP

  • · Otterbein Equine Center tree planting

  • · How to Avoid a Climate Disaster by Bill Gates- SW Book Discussion

  • · Student Led Accountability Protest – Partnership with WeRISE

  • · Westerville Zero Waste Grant Green Team Representation

  • · Otterbein Community Garden

  • · Partnership with Growing & Growth Collective

  • · Cherrington Garden – Tree of Life Visit

  • · Community Mapping Exercise for Fair Districts (provided as testimony to the Ohio Redistricting Commission)

  • · Partnership with Westerville Queer Collective

  • · Westerville Farmers Market Booth

  • · Our First ReUse-A-Palooza Event!! (Collab with City of Westerville and Otterbein)

  • · Honeysuckle removal (with MAD Scientist Associates and F.A.C.T)

  • · Growing & Growth Collective Volunteer Representation

  • · Cherrington Garden “Meet and Greet”

  • · Arborfest Alum Creek Park

  • · Election Sign Collection and Disposal

  • · Nature's Best Hope Book Discussion


2020

  • · Northwest Earth Institute Eco-Challeng Discussion Course

  • . Partnership with WeRISE Westerville