Environmental Sustainability

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Environmental Sustainability

Sustainability supports the health and vitality of the environment, world economy, and human population by promoting the conservative use of finite resources.

If you are interested in learning more about what this entails and finding out how you and your family can become more environmentally sustainable, the UA Library can help. 

Explore the many resources available through the UA Library featured in this subject guide.

For more information, contact the Research Department at 614-486-3342 or email us at [email protected].

Indexes / Databases

You’ll just need your UA Library card number and PIN to access the following research databases.

Explore our lists of consumer- and science-related research databases for other resources with material on this subject. 

Journals / Magazines

Current issues of the following magazines are available for checking out, and in some cases, you can browse older issues in the Reference Department of the Tremont Branch Library.


Local Organizations

  • Sustainable UA – This organization is dedicated to improving the environment in Upper Arlington through action, collaboration, education, and engagement. Learn how you can get involved.
  • Franklin Soil and Water Conservation District – This organization offers conservation resources and referrals.
  • The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO) – In addition to their recycling program, SWACO provides resources and community outreach programs to educate people on why it’s important to reduce, reuse, and recycle.
  • Wild Ones Columbus Chapter – This nonprofit promotes environmentally sound landscaping practices, and offers free educational programs open to the public.

National/International Organizations

Search Starters

The following links will take you to lists of books, magazines, movies and more about these topics.

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