Archive for February, 2009



Local organizations, businesses, people, growers, and activists are the heart and soul of every green scene. Our Go Green Local Guide is a great place to look for local eco-friendly options (check the sidebar…down and to the right → ↓ ) Here are a six new additions to the Guide: EcoBilt – sustainable constuction and retrofitting Charleston Green […]


As part of Kiawah Island’s Earth Day Greenival, there will be a 5K fun beach run on April 19th. Runners will start at 9:30 a.m., and all proceeds will go towards green initiatives on the island.  Beth says: 2 race options: 1-mile Fun Run & 5K Race. Pre-race registration is $15 per person. Registed participants can pick […]


The 7th Annual MESSA 8K for H2O run on Folly Beach is this Saturday, February 21. Proceeds from this race and 5k family fun walk will go towards local efforts to improve the quality of our water. This is a great event with a long track record of supporting local organizations, so all you green runners should really […]


Both major green events here in Charleston have announced their dates and other details. So mark those calenders, bust out your walking shoes, and prepare to get your green-on. Charleston County Earth Day Festival This year’s event will be back in Park Circle on April 18, and should top the 7,500 attendees and over 70 […]


Recycling Fail!

I like to keep things positive around here, but sometimes it helps to point out mistakes rather than successes – we learn from our mistakes too, right? One of our first columns was Weekly Trashed, which was a photographic look at poor trash disposal activity. On a recent trip to a Mount Pleasant recycling drop […]


At this month’s Green Drinks Charleston gathering, the topic at hand will be energy efficient mortgages. Daniel Island Realty has become Charleston’s first myEnergyLoan provider, and Jeff Cole and Gary Harwyn will be on hand to speak to their benefits.  Energy efficient mortgages sound interesting, as they help bundle in sustainable add-ons to the home during […]










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