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Registration for 2021, The Year of Energy
Thursday Oct 14 6-9pm

Hands On Sustainability: Year of Energy Tickets, Thu, Oct 14, 2021 at 6:00 PM | Eventbrite
Friday Oct 15 9am-3pm Conference
Hands On Sustainability: Year of Energy Conference Tickets, Fri, Oct 15, 2021 at 9:00 AM | Eventbrite
Join the conversation on Thursday about Redefining Energy and discussions around what our own personal energy and labor means.
Friday's conference will include breakout rooms:
Emergent Technology
Energy Efficient Homes
North Akron CDC Energy Efficiency Case Study
Circular Economy


Hands On Sustainability 2025 is an annual conference in Summit County Ohio that works across silos on issues of sustainability. The steering committee, consisting of The Big Love Network, GAINS, The City of Akron, The County of Summit, and many other non profit and local businesses and corporations, meets biweekly to plan this event. Each year we work on a different issue of sustainability, outlined below. This transformational event is designed through the appreciative inquiry process to encourage participants to dream, discover, design and destiny solutions for our sustainable future. After the conference the designs from the conference and recommendations are published on this website. If you would like to be a part of Hands On Sustainability 2025 please contact us at


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