With so much focus on organic, NonGMO and toxin free in our food, we sometimes forget to remember what we put on our skin is just as important. Sally Larsen created Sally B Skin Yummies in direct response to that need of organic, NonGMO and toxin free skin care. With a wide range of options to care for your skin. Sally sat down with us to share some of her top picks. Sally is a proud participant of the EWG Skin Deep Database.
The City now is known as the Greenest City in Georgia because it's commitment made about 15 years ago to transform it to a walkable downtown. Join Beth as she discusses what Decatur did to make this a reality.
Hannah Solar, Georgia's largest Solar Installer and the 53rd largest solar company in the country, presented at Serenbe a sustainable planned community in South Fulton County, Georgia. Located in the Chattahoochee Hills area, Serenbe is about 45 minutes southwest of Atlanta. With an eclectic mix of architectural styles, the community is a great place for solar due to a net metering policy by the local utility. Pete Marte explains the current solar market, Solarize Tybee and how solar works. A group of interested neighbors gathered to hear the presentation and ask questions.
WISE (Women in Solar Energy) is a national non-profit to promote the solar energy industry to women as an employment opportunity and to support women once they are in the industry. WISE held events across the country and Atlanta was one of the sites. With standing room only and over 75 women there the event hosted a panel of ladies who represented government, non-profit, commercial and utility sectors. Listen as the panel discusses the opportunities in the solar industry. Read the Tweet Diary.
USGBC hosted their annual High Performance Healthy Schools Awards Luncheon in downtown Atlanta. They announced the new Director of Community, Beth Cope and gave a lot of deserving schools and partners Green Apple Awards. Watch and enjoy and get your local school involved.
Eve Ensler, author of The Vagina Monologues, was in Atlanta on February 1, 2016 to launch the third annual One Billion Rising international campaign. Atlanta is honored to be a part of over 1,000 risings that will happen on Valentine's Day. The One Billion Rising campaign is organized by Ensler to raise awareness to end domestic and sexual violence against women. Now normally this would be the conversation that Southeast Green would cover but when Ensler made an impassioned linkage to climate justice and sexual abuse, our attention was grabbed. If you want to just hear the climate part it's about halfway through. Read the Tweet Diary.