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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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Joel Harper - Mind Your Body

Joel Harper - Mind Your BodyDr. Oz's trainer and co-author for many of his fitness books, Joel Harper has released a new book called Mind Your Body. He was in Atlanta promoting the book and took a minute to discuss the book and the clean eating aspects to the lifestyle approach to the book.

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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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Mark Callaway at Investing with Impact

Mark Callway - Investing with ImpactMorgan Stanley hosted an Investing with Impact in Atlanta at True Food Kitchen. Mark Callaway of Morgan Stanley sat down to discuss investment trends towards CSR and sustainability.

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Pam Fletcher - Chief Engineer of Electrified Vehicles, GM

Pam Fletcher - Chief Engineer of Electrified Vehicles, GMSoutheast Green interviewed Pam Fletcher who is in charge of all of GM EV work about the new Chevy Volt just after the big announcement of the 2016. The Volt design team focused on customer satisfaction for the re-engineered 2016. Pam tells us what's new which is just about everything. Read the Tweet Diary from NAIAS.

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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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SEEA Conference 2014 - Keynote Speaker Suzanne Shelton

SEEA Conference - Suzanne Shelton, Shelton GroupThe Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance held their third annual conference. The keynote speaker for day one was Suzanne Shelton, CEO of the Shelton Group. Suzanne presented a dynamic speech on trends for consumers and energy efficiency.

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Tim Trefzer on GWCC obtaining LEED Silver

Tim Trefzer on GWCC obtaining LEED Silver The Georgia World Congress Center announced that it had obtained LEED Silver. They are the 14th largest building in the world to obtain this designation and the largest Convention Center to achieve Silver. LEED, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is an internationally recognized certification and as Tim discusses this also puts Atlanta in an authority position for others in the industry. Read the press release here.

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