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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​.​​

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The Office of Sustainability and Innovations also oversees the Energy Com​mission & Environmental Commission, which may not be shown 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, news from OSI and our A2ZERO Collaborators, and content on a featured topic related to sustainability and our w​​​ork to achieve a carbon neutral community. Check out some of our most recent issues below:

December 2023 Newsletter: Celebrating New Initiatives and Increased Capacity

November 2023 Newsletter: Community Partnership

October 2023 Newsletter: Transportation

September 2023 Newsletter: Rental Housing Efficiency

August 2023 Newsletter: Circular Economy

July 2023 Newsletter: Electrification 

June 2023 Newsletter: A2ZERO Week and OSI Program Updates 

May 2023 Newsletter: Greenhouse Gas Emissions

April 2023 Newsletter: 10,000 Trees Initiative

March 2023 Newsletter: Solar in Ann Arbor

February 2023 Newsletter: Air Quality Monitoring

January 2023 Newsletter: OSI Program Updates


Ann Arb​​or S​​olar S​t​​​ories

1st Thursday of each month​. 7:00-8​:00pm. Virtual.​​​

This one hour, online 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.​​​

​Vol​u​​​nt​​e​​er ​

Would you like to volunteer with the Ann Arbor Office of Sustainability and Innovations? If yes, join 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 invasive plants​, clean up trash, and more. If you are interested in joining us for a work day, please email Melissa Schacht at [email protected]​. 

​Mis​​​s a​n OSI​​ ​​e​v​​​ent? ​

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