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Susan Kidd, Agnes Scott, Southern Solar Summit 15

Susan Kidd, Director of Sustainability, Agnes Scott - Southern Solar SummitThe Southern Solar Summit brings people from all over the Southeast US to discuss solar ideas, projects and challenges. Meet Susan Kidd, Director of Sustainability for Agnes Scott College. Agnes Scott has currently installed 5 solar arrays. Listen as Susan explains how they did it.

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Russ Crandall - Paleo Takeout

Russ Crandall - Paleo TakeoutPaleo is a fascinating subject. We've done quite a bit of coverage of Paleo. Love it or hate it, it's an entertaining world. Meet one of the good guys, author and blogger, Russ Crandall. Russ survived open heart surgery at the age of 27 and is not only heart healthy and happy he is contributing to the Paleo conversation. Russ' second book Paleo Takeout brings favorite flavors into the Paleo Lifestyle. Yum! Russ was recently in Woodstock, GA at Foxtale Book Shoppe signing books and sharing bone broth.

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nrg eVgo Caravan with Simon Properties

 nrg eVgo Caravan with Simon PropertiesIn honor of Earth Day, nrg and Simon Properties hosted a metro wide EV caravan to highlight their partnership together. Simon now have multiple locations for EV charging across its properties including Town Center, Lenox Sqaure, Phipps Plaza and Mall of Georgia. Southeast Green spoke to Lauren McNaulty of Simon Properties about the program.

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Carla Smith - Charm Center

Councilwoman Carla Smith - CHaRM CenterThe City of Atlanta has opened a recycling center for hard to recycle materials. Entitled CHaRM (Center for Hard to Recycle Materials), the facility is the first collaborative effort between a nonprofit and the city. The nonprofit partner is Live Thrive who will be operating the facility. The facility will operate 3 days a week. It will be open on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. It will also have a robust education portion where each month will be dedicated to one of the 12 councilperson's districts. Education will happen in each district during the prescribed month in schools, community meetings and businesses. The goal will also be for each council person to have a recycling event at CHaRM to really focus districts members on recycling those hard to handle materials. Visit livethrive.org to find a list of materials accepted.

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Meet Buzz Smith the EVangelist for Chevy Volt in Texas

Buzz Smith, EVangelist Chevy VoltSoutheast Green attended the Detroit Auto Show to see the release of the 2016 Chevy Volt. Chevrolet also brought in 50 Chevy Volt enthusiastic owners from all over the country. We caught up with Buzz Smith from Texas. Buzz eventually gave up his job so he could go sell Volts. Dubbed the EVangelist, Buzz represents the enthusiasm that represents the Volt owners in general.

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