Huntington

This page lists locations of the many sustainable efforts within the City of Huntington. We are currently working with Marshall University students to create a map of these projects. Let us know if you would like us to list your project here!

Gardens, Parks, and Green Spaces

  • Harris Riverfront Park – accessible through floodwall entry gate at the corner of Veterans Memorial Blvd and 10th St.
  • Ritter Park – A walking path, children’s playground and exercise stations dot the 75-acre linear park that stretches along North Blvd. and 13th Ave. from 14th St. West to 12th St. 
  • Petsafe Dog Park – corner of 12th St and Ritter Drive.
  • Green Space surrounding the Cabell County Court House with Rose Garden – 750 5th Ave
  • Green Space at Pullman Square plaza – 220 9th St
  • Heritage Farm and Museum historic Appalachian village, farm, and green space – 3300 Harvey Rd, Huntington, WV 25704
  • WVSU’s SCRATCH Garden – 1400 block of 11th Ave
  • Barnett Center Garden – Backyard of their building located at 1524 10th Ave.
  • Minton St Community Gardens – At locations along Minton St.
  • St. Peter-Claver Community Garden – corner of 15th St. and 9th Ave
  • Miller School Park – corner of 12th Ave and 7th St.
  • Spring Hill Cemetery Community Garden, hosted by the Spring Hill Garden Association – it is an 85-plot community garden tucked away in the back corner of the historic Spring Hill Cemetery near Enslow Boulevard.
  • Rain Garden by the Greater Huntington Park and Recreation District  – base of 3rd Street West PATH entrance to the floodwall
  • Rain Garden by the Greater Huntington Park and Recreation District – Harris Riverfront park (near restrooms)

Infrastructure and Sustainable City Planning

Recycling Locations

  • Kroger West: 19 West 7th Ave (parking lot)
  • Big Sandy Superstore Arena (located in parking lot across 7th Street from arena)
  • Cabell-Huntington Health Department: 703 7th Ave (located at far East corner of parking lot)
  • Kroger East: 2627 5th Ave (parking lot)
  • Joan C. Edwards Stadium (parking lot)
  • E-Cycling – Goodwill’s Industrial Contracts Center at 525 19th Street West in Huntington
  • Adams Trucking: 3700 U.S. 60 East, Barboursville, WV
  • Depot Street (Barboursville)
  • Route 2 (parking lot by intersection for Big Seven Mile Road and Cox Landing)
  • Perry Morris Square: U.S. 60, Milton

Sustainable Practices on Campus – GREEN TRAIL

The Sustainability Department at Marshall University is involved with many activities on campus and in the community, including an on-campus recycling program, deploying OASIS bottle water stations, working with the procurement and facilities departments to use “green” cleaning products, instituting a building energy management program, holding internal committee meeting to explore green initiatives, creating a bike loan program, promoting recycling at football game tailgates, holding a public sustainability lecture series and other public events, and pursuing several sustainability grants. In addition, Marshall University has now completed the first Fully LEED Certified building in Huntington, WV: The Applied Engineering Complex. The Sustainability Department is located at the Physical Plant on Marshall University campus at One John Marshall Drive, Huntington, WV 25755.

For a virtual tour of Marshall University’s many green efforts, visit our Virtual Green Tour.

Local Foods & Farmers Markets

  • The Wild Ramp, and the Central City Farmers Market, located at 555 14th St W, Huntington, WV 25704

Volunteer Efforts

Business Efforts

  • Electric Car Recharging Station – McDonald’s 1st St and 5th Ave.
  • Rubberlite Corporation utilized advanced storm water mitigation practices when they recently expanded their manufacturing facility, 2501 Guyan Ave, Huntington, WV 25703