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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Everything

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Facing Your Emotions Around Climate Change

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Inside the Mind of a Teenage Climate Activist

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

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From Climate Change Frustration to Euphoria

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Reflections From a UN Climate Conference

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DIY All-Natural Body Cream

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Workshops & Events

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

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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

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Paris Climate Agreement Is the Start Not End of Action

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Kids Will Love Vegetables Once They Know Them

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Kids Will Love Vegetables Once They Know Them

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Local Teens Can't Stop Talking About Omega

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Buying Local is About Building Relationships

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A Groundwork Hudson Valley Retreat at Omega

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Governor Cuomo Bans Fracking

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#WeCantWait for Everyone to Have a Toilet

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Keep Power Lines Within Current Footprint

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Honoring the Life of Toshi Seeger

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Earth Day Every Day

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Design by Nature Conference Keynote

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About

Vision & Mission

The Building

Eco Machine™

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Awards & Recognition

Staff

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