Sustain Charlotte

Sep 29, 2020

Sustain Charlotte And Mecklenburg Solid Waste Recognize Two Charlotte Businesses For Recycling Excellence

Live Nation’s PNC Music Pavilion of Charlotte and Nourish Charlotte earned 2020 Recycling Excellence awards for their innovative and inspiring waste reduction projects. Each year, Sustain Charlotte hosts an awards ceremony to […]

Mar 28, 2018

Sustain Charlotte leads partnership to reduce miles driven alone by 600,000

Relaxation, financial savings, better health, and a renewed sense of adventure were among the numerous benefits reported by many of the more than 1,500 area residents who participated in Sustain […]

Mar 2, 2017

Carving a new path: Way2Go CLT offers strategy for handling traffic and its impacts

Charlotteans are no strangers to traffic, and real estate developers looking for the next hot spot to build houses or apartments are wise to pay attention to the commuting habits […]

Jan 10, 2017

Charlotte area residents want safer walking and bicycling routes

Two local surveys confirm that residents of Charlotte and the wider region want better and safer transportation choices. The Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Living in Charlotte 2016: Views on Housing, […]

Nov 17, 2016

Sustain Charlotte receives Parsec Prize

Parsec Financial, a fee-only wealth management firm, recently awarded Sustain Charlotte a Parsec Prize for 2016. Sustain Charlotte will receive $15,000 and will use the funds to improve and expand […]

Oct 24, 2014

You say sustainable, I say social engineering manifesto

Viewers of the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners meeting Tuesday were treated to a mini-debate on political philosophy. Reacting to a presentation on a “Sustainability Report Card” created for the […]

Aug 11, 2014

Charlotte gets a poor report card on land use

CHARLOTTE – Charlotte received a grade of “D” for land use in a new report issued by Sustain Charlotte, a local nonprofit dedicated to environmental sustainability and economic vitality. In […]

Apr 25, 2014

Winners of sustainability awards celebrated

Charlotte Mayor Dan Clodfelter, Mecklenburg County Commissioner Pat Cotham and City Council members John Autry, David Howard, Patsy Kinsey, Vi Lyles and LaWana Mayfield were on hand to celebrate the […]

Apr 7, 2014

Charlotte 5th in sprawl

Charlotte ranks as the fifth most sprawling metro area in the nation, says Smart Growth America, a national sustainable growth research and advocacy group. The advocacy group examined 221 metro […]

Jun 14, 2011

ReVenture will no longer burn county trash. Opinions differ on whether that’s a good thing

ReVenture Park’s plan to burn Mecklenburg County’s trash to produce electricity has gone up in flames. In a city that’s trying to diversify its economy from one focused mostly on […]

Feb 15, 2011

Waste management board adopts conflict of interest policy

The Mecklenburg County Waste Management Advisory Board today adopted the county commissioners’ conflict of interest policy after conflicts of interest concerns arose regarding the ReVenture Park plant. County attorney Marvin Bethune told […]

Feb 15, 2011

Advisers face scrutiny over project ties

It’s a question of conflicts of interest. On the one hand, some are wondering why two people employed by Calor Energy, a consultant for developers of a proposed plant that […]

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