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Making connections between sustainability, transportation and health

By | on October 27, 2014 | Blog

People often ask us whether there is a connection between sustainability and health. What does public health have to do with sustainability? As it turns out, the answer is: a lot! Lloyd EcoDistrict’s mission is to make the Lloyd District the most sustainable living and working district in North America. Our work primarily focuses on […]

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Making the Lloyd District Age-Friendly, One Business at a Time

By | on August 21, 2014 | Blog

The senior population is the fastest growing population in the country. It also happens to be a large percentage of the resident population here in the Lloyd District. More than a quarter of the people who call the district home are over the age of 65 – that’s more than twice the percentage of seniors […]

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Summertime is a great time for bike commuting!

By | on July 10, 2014 | Blog

Summertime brings warm temperatures, beautiful days and daylight well into the evening. These are all great conditions for bike commuting, but if you’re new to bike commuting, or just getting started, it can be a little daunting to figure out your system. Below are some tips to make your summer commuting safe and low hassle. […]

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Lloyd EcoDistrict businesses take top honors in Kilowatt Crackdown; A new face in the district

By | on June 12, 2014 | Blog

There is much to celebrate in the Lloyd EcoDistrict this summer. Besides lots of gorgeous weather, a number of buildings in the district were winners in the Kilowatt Crackdown, which wrapped up in May. This 18-month friendly competition pits buildings in a four-county area against each other to achieve energy savings. Contestants get free resources, […]

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Lloyd Leaders Chart Course to More Reliant Energy Future

By | on March 31, 2014 | Blog

By Ann Griffin Lloyd EcoDistrict The Lloyd EcoDistrict has established a powerful goal for itself:  there will be no net increase in energy use in Lloyd over the next 20 years.  No net increase, despite new residents moving into the area, and the construction of an estimated 22 million square feet of commercial space.  Commercial […]

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Lloyd EcoDistrict establishes independence

By | on September 20, 2012 | Blog

The Lloyd EcoDistrict becomes an independent non-profit In September, 2010, the US Government officially recognized the Lloyd EcoDistrict as an independent non-profit organization. Lloyd applied for status as an independent 501 c 6 organization. Briefly, a 501 c 6 organization has the same rights and responsibilities as other nonprofit organizations. However, charitable contributions to 501 […]

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