The first week of May 2016 brought a celebration of the 1,000,000th solar installation in the US. Of course everyone thinks about big solar arrays but solar comes in all shapes and sizes. Southeast Green shares how solar can deployed in an unusual way. #millionsolarstrong
A lot of times when people do sustainability work we assume it's to protect the planet. What people of faith know is the core of sustainability or creation care work is about serving others. For too long our environmental messes effect the least of these. Enter Peggy Shepherd of WE ACT for Environmental Justice.
Green buildings are not only great but also necessary as we move to a healthier planet. All to often, we think of green building as new buildings. Inspired by Dennis Creech of Southface, Beth discusses how tradition, historic preservation and green buildings all work together at the Swan Coach House.
Beth visits her favorite clean cosmetics founder Sally Larsen of Sally B Skin Yummies! Sally shares some great gift ideas for Mother's Day and discusses the recent EWG Verification process. Sally B Skin Yummies is one of the first 12 companies in the world to receive this distinguished designation.
Southface's annual conference, Greenprints, presented Ryan Gravel, mastermind of the Atlanta Beltline, as this year's keynote address. Gravel made the event the kick-off for his newly published book, Where We Want to Live: Reclaiming Infrastructure for a New Generation of Cities.
The panel featured three women doing work in three different areas of sustainability: Lisa Wise with ReLoom, Jennifer Hankey with Healthy Green Schools, and Jillian Pritchard Cooke with Wellness Within your Walls. Each women has had major impact in her own arena which touches other women's lives in a meaningful daily way. Listen as the panel discusses successes and challenges when conducting sustainability work. The panel was moderated by Liza Milagro with the Department of Sustainability at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport.