Neighborhood Leadership Awards gives out its first Sustainability Pioneer Award
During the 2014 Awards, the Grier Heights Community Improvement Organization was presented with the Sustainability Pioneer award for efforts that included:
Adopting a street through Keep Charlotte Beautiful’s Adopt-a-City-Street program
Creating a community garden that includes composting and rainwater harvesting
Managing a Cash for Trash program to incent litter collection
Promoting energy efficiency in residents’ homes and using a Power2 Live Green grant to create a Sustainable Vision Plan
Planning a weekly fresh produce market
Find out more about the Neighborhood Leadership Awards!