Omega Center for Sustainable Living

Regenerative Thinking and Design

The Omega Center for Sustainable Living (OCSL) demonstrates and teaches what is possible through regenerative thinking and design. Our award-winning building, Eco-Machine, community organizing, and innovative educational programs offer visitors and students a path toward a sustainable, just, resilient, and regenerative future. We envision a world where all people can awaken their full human potential while caring for each other and the Earth.

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To make a bigger impact, we need your help. Your support helps us develop groundbreaking programs like Drawdown Learn, and provides scholarships to students, educators, and climate activists working to create a more sustainable future.

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Everything

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Facing Your Emotions Around Climate Change

Omega in Action

Climate Action: It's Time for Elders to Be Allies

Conference

Orion Environmental Writers' Workshop

  • Jun 21 - Jun 26 2020
  • Rhinebeck, NY
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From Climate Change Frustration to Euphoria

Video

DIY All-Natural Body Cream

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Workshops & Events

Conference

Orion Environmental Writers' Workshop

  • Jun 21 - Jun 26 2020
  • Rhinebeck, NY
Workshop

Ecological Literacy Immersion Program (ELIP)

  • Jun 28 - Jul 24 2020
  • Rhinebeck, NY

Programs & Initiatives

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Scholarships

Leadership Award in Sustainability Education

Past Programs

Perspectives

Video

Meet Some of the ELIP Participants

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Commercial Passive House

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Design by Nature Conference Keynote

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How Nature Inspires Innovations in Engineering

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Commercial Passive House

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Saving Seeds Is Our Duty

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The Commons Are the Web of Life

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Clearwater Receives the First Leadership in Sustainable Education Award

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Everything That Is Good for the Environment Is a Job

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3 Biggest Ways to Reduce Your Environmental Impact

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What Permaculture Teaches Us About Leadership

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Our Fate Hinges on Water Reclamation

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Who Lives in Omega's Lake?

OCSL in Action

Press Release

New York Water Environment Association Honors the Omega Center for Sustainable Living with 2017 Sustainability Award

February 01, 2018
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EPA Must Compel GE to Finish Hudson River Cleanup

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National Monuments Must Be Preserved, Not Reduced

Press Release

Soul Fire Farm Institute Receives Omega’s 5th Annual $10,000 Leadership Award in Sustainability Education

October 10, 2017
Press Release

Van Jones, Amy Goodman, Bill Moyers, Opal Tometi & Others Gather at Omega Conference To Call For A New Kind Of Activism In These Times Of Disruption

August 31, 2017
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A Message From Omega’s CEO on Earth Day

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Who Lives in Omega's Lake?

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Where Are They Now?

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Omega Recognized for Donating Up to 5000 Meals Annually

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Omega Helps Explore Poughkeepsie’s #Poughtential

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Feeding Each Other: ELIP & the Long Spoon Collective

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Cultivating Hank's Beans and a Seed Center

About

Vision & Mission

The Building

Eco Machine™

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Awards & Recognition

Staff

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