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Subscribe to our monthly newsletter here, and see all of our upcoming​ events below! ​If you have questions about any events or would like to request adding an event, please contact Zac​h​ Waas Smith​.​​

​​The OSI also oversees the Energy Com​mission & Environmental Commission, which may not be reflected on the above calendar. ​For more information on these, visit our Sustainability-Related Boards & Commissions page or the City Calendar


​Stay up to date with the Office of Sustainability and Innovations by subscribing to our monthly newsletter, The Charging Station. In each issue, you'll find details about upcoming events, announcements from OSI and our A2ZERO Collaborators, and content on a featured topic related to sustainability and our work to achieve a carbon-neutral community. Check out some of our most recent issues below:

March 2023 Newsletter

February 2023 Newsletter

January 2023 Newsletter

Holiday Issue 2022


Ann Arbor S​​olar S​t​​ories​
1st Thursday of each month​. 7:00-8:00pm. Virtual.​​​

This one-hour virtual event is hosted by the GLREA on the first Thursday of each month. Come hear from Ann Arborites who have gone solar, and have a chance to ask them all y​​our questions! Register for "Thursd​ay Night Energy Events" to receive meeting links.

2023 Sustainability Series
Re-Charged Home Electrification: New Funding and Opportunities for Electrifying your Space​​
Wednesday, March ​29th, 2023. 6:00pm. Virtual & In-Person.

The annual A2ZERO Sustainability Forum Series is back in 2023 and this year we're hybrid! Join us online or at AADL Downtown for these seminars focused on a wide array of sustainability topics. In March, we'll be discussing electrification, along with exciting opportunities for technical and financial help in electrifying your home. Register for this event (and others in the series).​

​Volunt​​eer ​​Oppo​rtunities

Would you like to volunteer with the Ann Arbor Office of Sustainability and Innovations? If yes, consider joining us at one of the following: ​

  • Park Clean Up - On the third Tuesday of each ​month (March-November) from 8:30-10am​, OSI staff have a work day in Bandemer Park​ with GIVE365. Join us to help remove invasives, clean up trash, and more. If you are interested in joining us for a work day, please email Melissa Schacht at [email protected]​. 

Miss an OSI​​ ​​e​v​​ent? 

Don't worry, we may have a recording of it on our YouTu​be Channel!  ​​

OSI Community Engagement Specialist

Zach Waas Smith: [email protected]