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Looking for an uptown recycling bin? Electric car charger? Or, commercial buildings using solar power? Visit Charlotte's Green Walking Tour!

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​Neighborhood Leadership Awards gives out its first Sustainability Pioneer Award

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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!