Archive for January, 2009



Check out this inspiring video featuring Chris Fisher of Fisher Recycling. He is a great example of someone turning their love for sustainable living into a thriving business that is helping us all.


Ahhh, Green 2.0 is alive and well in Charleston! Social Networking has transformed the way businesses and organizations connect, engage, and converse with their audience. I think connecting online is a natural fit for the sustainability movement, as it has less of an impact on the planet than face-to-face, print, or event-based communication. Plus, an […]


Local businesses, organizations, people, growers, and movements are the heart and soul of every local green scene. The Go Green Local Guide is a great place to look for local eco-friendly options (check the sidebar…down and to the right → ↓ ) Lately we’ve had local food on the brain, so I was able to […]


10 Reasons to Eat Local this Year

Eating locally produced food is a key ingredient to a sustainable future. The authors of Plenty learned that while eating only food from local farmers can be rewarding and delicious, it was also exstremely difficult in our world of Magellean-like meals.  Lowcountry Local First advocates for all local businesses, and knows that true sustainabilty requires all […]


Things are really picking up on the event front now that the new year has kicked in. We’ve been keeping our Green Events Guide updated, but I wanted to point out a few events in the next couple of weeks: Charleston Alt. Energy Meetup – January 21, 7 p.m. Charleston Total Health Fair – January 23, 12 […]


Santee Cooper wants to build a new coal plant on the Great Pee Dee River, and because they are a state-run utility, you and I have some influence. Coal plants are one of the dirtiest ways to generate electricity, and now is the time to tell our government that we want clean alternatives. The SC […]


Our holiday green poll ending with unsurprising results: A vast majority of Go Green readers were consuming less this holiday season as a way to increase their sustainability. In troubled economic times, it makes as much financial sense as green sense to cut the consumerism cord. But don’t cut all the way – support the […]


We would like to apologize for not blogging, answering emails, tweeting, or facebooking recently, but we’ve had a very cute distration here at Go Green headquarters. Last week we welcomed Zoe Faye Norman into the world, and have been oooh-ing and aaah-ing instead of writing and posting ever since. We promise, the hiatus is over […]










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