We teach communities how to live sustainable, healthy lives.

At Urban Green Lab, we ensure all of us know the basics of sustainable living, with a holistic approach to eliminating waste in our classrooms, households, and workplaces -- places where culture begins.  Our citywide partnerships focus on improving the lifestyle choices we make every day and fostering learning opportunities, measurable life skills, a sense of individual responsibility, and strategies that protect our natural resources for generations to come.


Our 2020 goal:

Raise $40k in support of the new Sustainable Classrooms program to train 60 teachers, and empower 10,000 students and their families to live sustainable, healthy lives. Give now and Jack Johnson's Foundation will DOUBLE your gift (See below).

New Corporate Sustainability Roundtable Unites Businesses

Urban Green Lab, in partnership with Nissan North America, the Country Music Hall of Fame, and Piedmont Natural Gas, announced a new initiative that brings Nashville businesses together year-round to make workplace sustainability a priority.  Learn more and join!  

jack johnson teams up with urban green lab, matches giving

Urban Green Lab has teamed up with Jack Johnson and All At Once, a social action network promoting sustainable food systems and plastic-free initiatives. The Johnson Ohana Foundation is DOUBLING all 2020 Campaign donations through June 15th. Give today!

join us EARTH DAY for wasted! SCREENING & PANEL

This Earth Day, learn the impact of food waste worldwide and the power of us all to the solution during a special screening of Wasted! and panel by Nashville Food Waste Initiative, Urban Green Lab, and partners at Green Door Gourmet, April 22nd, 5-7pm.

moving mountains is moving mountains! (video)

Watch a special visit by the Moving Mountains Roadshow and Sugarlands Distilling Co. to Urban Green Lab and Nashville as they tour the country in search of great stories and impactful community initiatives. 

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