State Representative Mary Margaret Oliver (D-Decatur) was recently appointed by Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) to serve as a member of the House Commission on Transit Governance & Funding. This commission, which was created during the recent legislative session by House Resolution 848, will study Georgia’s transit needs and analyze ways for the state to adequately plan and provide for those needs.
Solarize Decatur-DeKalb has selected a DeKalb County nonprofit organization as the recipient of a donated solar installation.
As part of this successful Solarize campaign’s community solar program, Global Growers has been selected by the Solarize coalition to receive a solar array that will provide power to Bamboo Creek Farm, one of Global Growers farming locations in DeKalb County.
Meters are past useful life or possibly defective
DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond has developed a plan to replace more than 100,000 water meters at risk of failure.
According to a task force led by CEO Thurmond, 55 percent of the county’s 184,000 small meters, or 102,000, are at risk of failure and may contribute to inaccurate water bills.
Taste a limited-edition custom brew and support PATH400, Buckhead sustainability programs
Like Beer? Want a better Buckhead? We’ve got the event for you. On Wednesday, June 7 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., SweetWater Brewing Company is donating a portion of the proceeds from its taproom tours to support Livable Buckhead. For $12, you get a souvenir pint glass and tastes of 36 oz. of SweetWater brews, including a limited edition special cask - named SustainaBrew - created especially for Livable Buckhead and only available at the June 7 event.
Coca-Cola European Partners, Michelin, and SNCF procurement teams, as well as 14 supplier/third-party partners from the EcoVadis network are recognized for their leadership in sustainable business practices
EcoVadis, the leading platform for environmental, social and ethical performance ratings for global supply chains, announces 15 winners of the EcoVadis Sustainability Leadership Awards. The awards recognize outstanding sustainability initiatives and performance of companies using the EcoVadis Sustainable Procurement Solution, and supplier sustainability Scorecards and ratings.
Company Recognized With Market Transformation Leadership Award and Supplier Leadership Award for its EcoWorx Carpet Tile
On Tuesday, May 9th, the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) recognized ten organizations and one individual for their leadership in the sustainable purchasing movement, a growing trend in which organizations are using their purchasing power to advance the long term health and vitality of society, economies, and the planet.