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Meet Sustaining Way | Out and About Scopes

Kristan Pitts, Sustaining WaySustaining Way is an interfaith nonprofit that uses education, collaboration, and workforce development to cultivate a thriving, sustainable community and environment. In partnership with over 35 local organizations, ranging from universities to churches to nonprofits to government agencies, Sustaining Way’s unique community-based approach to sustainability includes a demonstration site strategically located in an underserved community and on-site community coordinators. Sustaining Way’s flagship project, Annie’s House, implements Sustaining Way’s model just off the Swamp Rabbit Trail in the historic Nicholtown community of Greenville, SC.

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Atlanta Pickin' with Joe Thomas at LBC | Out and About Scopes

Atlanta Pickin' at the Lidecycle Building CenterMany people might have heard about the Lifecycle Building Center (LBC), but have you been? Join Beth as she tours the Center with Joe Thomas of Elemental Green and Board Member of LBC. This isn't just about commercial building materials, there are all kinds of consumer/residential finds that are a must go see. Sure you are recycling, but you are also saving items that deserve a second home and diverting usable items that would end up in the landfill otherwise. This is the biggest dumpster dive you will ever take.

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Solarize Decatur-DeKalb Open House | Out and About Scopes

Solar purchasing that benefits residents through group buying is currently being offered to citizens of Decatur and DeKalb County, Georgia. The program is called Solarize Decatur-DeKalb. Through a series of open houses and workshops, organizers are inviting home owners and businesses from across the county to learn about the program and the power of group purchasing. In this first Open House, Don Moreland of Solar CrowdSource  presents on the value of solar.

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TAG Smart Cities Luncheon: Commissioner Tim Echols | Out and About Scopes

TAG (Technology Association of Georgia) hosted a luncheon that had a large panel of speakers discussing Atlanta's work on Smart Cities. Hearing from a variety of panelists including Stephanie Stuckey Benefield, City of Atlanta, Department of Sustainability, Cisco, Hitachi, Southern Company, ATT, and Comm. Tim Echols with the Georgia Public Service Commission. Read the Tweet Diary.

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TAG Smart Cities Luncheon: Commissioner Tim Echols | Out and About Scopes

TAG (Technology Association of Georgia) hosted a luncheon that had a large panel of speakers discussing Atlanta's work on Smart Cities. Hearing from a variety of panelists including Stephanie Stuckey Benefield, City of Atlanta, Department of Sustainability, Cisco, Hitachi, Southern Company, ATT and Comm. Tim Echols with the Georgia Public Service Commission.

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