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Thank you for a delightful evening, Wine for Water 2015

Thank you for a delightful evening, Wine for Water 2015

   A warm thank you to all who attended in support of Columbia’s watershed organizations: Gills Creek Watershed Association, Rocky Branch Watershed Alliance, and Smith Branch Watershed Alliance.  The 2015 Wine for Water was a wonderful success. The fundraising goals and attendance expectations were not only met but exceeded. The event featured a silent auction […]

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Protect South Carolina’s Rivers!

Protect South Carolina’s Rivers!

The SC Rivers Forever Coalition, of which Sustainable Midlands is a member, has issued an alert requesting state residents to contact members of the House Agricultural Committee urging the Committee to send H.3564 to a vote for approval.  This bill ends the agricultural exemption for large scale water withdrawal rules.  It insures our rivers will be able […]

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Make your own Worm Compost Bin

Make your own Worm Compost Bin

What’s so great about worm composting? Worm composting is a fabulous way to take your food waste and turn it into nutrient rich fertilizer for your garden or lawn.

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“Wine for Water”, April 22nd an Earth Day Event to Celebrate Clean Water

“Wine for Water”, April 22nd an Earth Day Event to Celebrate Clean Water

                Over 20 different wines from around the world, great food and a silent auction. 

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See If You Can Spot These in Your Neighborhoods!

See If You Can Spot These in Your Neighborhoods!

Keep an eye out for storm drains bearing these kinds of medallions. They’re friendly reminders to be mindful of any trash, oils, chemicals, or waste that may be able to make its way into your storm drain. ‪#‎LiveSustainably‬ by practicing where you live and reminding others – only rain in the drain! Want to help […]

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Renewing Our Commitment to #LiveSustainably!

Renewing Our Commitment to #LiveSustainably!

Sustainable Midlands is celebrating Earth Day everyday in April! Throughout the month, we will keep you informed with great ideas about: – Recycling tips and opportunities – Water and energy efficiency projects – Eating and buying local, seasonal foods – Protecting our waterways  – Planting gardens that support pollinators & look beautiful!  Follow our daily […]

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City of Columbia’s “All About Water and Sewer” Presentation

City of Columbia’s “All About Water and Sewer” Presentation

The City of Columbia held an in-depth work session on all things water and sewer, and it was quite the event! THANK YOU to the city staff, consultants, and council members for holding this important meeting and for all the effort you’ve put in to make this as transparent as possible! Click here for the […]