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It’s been a while since we updated the Go Green Charleston Local Guide, and we’ve got a ton of new additions for you. Thanks for helping us keep the directory curated with top-notch local green options. With over 150 entries and new categories, we’re excited to see the local scene grow by leaps and bounds. […]


The Sustainability Institute and the Charleston Trident Home Builders Association are hosting the Atlantic Green Conference on June 19th and 20th. The 2-day event features 18 workshops covering nearly every aspect of green building. Titles include: Green Roof Systems, Advanced Lighting Solutions, Greening Historic Structures, and Green Infrastructure & LEED. The event also features keynote […]


The Race to End Waste Is On

Last October, College Park Middle School students began an environmental program focusing on conservation and sustainability. The Race to End Waste, launched by Complete Building Corporation, is part of an employee effort to give back to our community. Homerooms in the Ladson school have been collecting recyclable materials all year — over 60,000 pounds so far — in an effort […]


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 […]


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 […]


I recently saw that Charleston Style & Design Magazine will be coordinating the building of a Green Idea Home at Battery Island Row. This event will bring together sustainability experts from the Charleston-area to show off their game and demonstrate the latest green offerings. Cool! This should be an interesting venue for our local green […]


I just stumbled upon what sounds like a great new local organization called The Sustainable Warehouse. This nonprofit’s mission is to keep usable items out of the landfill by organizing salvage sales here in Charleston. This is not only a great way to reduce garbage, but reduce the demand for new stuff. I mean, a […]


I recently ran across a local blog written by Dorn Moore chronicling the construction of their green house in the Oak Terrace Preserve neighborhood of Noisette. Our Little Green House is a great example of someone using technology and a little gumption to make a positive impact on our community. We’ve finally made up our […]


That’s right, Charleston’s Green Happy Hour is on the road again after gathering at Go Green Night last month. I’on Group is hosting the party in the Mixson neighborhood in Park Circle. Coast Brewing Company will be on hand with free beverages, which will go nicely with the jazz and “hard hat” tours of available […]


The good people over at Lulan Artisans will be sponsoring a free sustainability lecture series that kicks off next week! Thought leaders from around the country will be speaking on topics such as green building, community development, education, and global outreach. All presentations will be at the Charleston Visitors Center Theater, and there will be […]










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