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The Tri-County Carolina Yard Experience


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If you’re struggling to find green ways to keep your property looking nice, or just looking for new ideas to expand your eco-landscaping repertoire, the Tri-County Carolina Yard Experience might be the perfect event for you (March 13, 9-2pm, Charleston Exchange Park) Tri-County Carolina Yard Experience is based on the Carolina Yards & Neighborhoods program, […]


Can Plastics #1-7 Be Recycled in Summerville?


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I’ve been getting conflicting emails and information about Waste Industries accepting plastics #1 though #7 for recycling in the Summerville area. Being able to recycle plastics #3, 4, 5, and 6 is the Holy Grail of reclamation, and would be HUGE for our area. Plastic #7 cannot be recycled anywhere, which makes me question the […]


SCDOT Wants Your Thoughts on Adding High-Occupancy Vehicle Lanes to I-26


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We all know how fast the area is growing, and the perpetual construction of I-26 between Summerville and Charleston is certainly a symptom. Even though traffic continues to grow, adding lanes will not solve this problem alone. Using public transportation, working remotely, moving near your office, and carpooling are all things you can do to […]


Our Region, Our Plan :: Help Shape the Future of the Charleston Area


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Sorry for the late notice, but I just received word about a Regional Forum this Saturday that will help shape the future of the Charleston-area (thanks Josh!). Our Vision, Our Plan will feature discussions covering community growth, natural resources, quality of life, and more. From the website: Launched in 2008 by the Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of […]


Lowcountry Open Land Trust Saves Land for Public Park


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I gotta give a shout out to the good folks over at the Lowcountry Open Land Trust. They recently purchased a 63-acre tract of land on the Ashley River that was destined for development. As a result, LOLT is making sure that a public park is being built instead. This is a great example of […]


A Reality Check for Charleston-area Growth


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I just ran across a post over at Get Inspired Charleston about Charleston’s Reality Check. Hosted by the Urban Land Institute, the December 3rd event brought together local elected officials, developers, and business owners to discuss the 265,000 new residents and 186,000 new jobs that will be added to the Charleston-area over the next 23 […]


CARTA in Summerville


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Go Green reader ‘pluffmud’ passed along the following information regarding a public hearing on CARTA‘s proposed Summerville Express Route: Dorchester County will host a public hearing prior to their September 2007 County Council meeting for CARTA to receive public input regarding interest and support for a Summerville Express Route. Monday September 17, 6-7 p.m. Dorchester […]










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