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Comments Off on Sustainable Holiday Celebration – Call For Vendors   |   Public Events
Sustainable Holiday Celebration – Call For Vendors

Sustainable Holiday Celebration – Call For Vendors

Comments Off on Proposed Changes to Lexington County’s Buffer Ordinance Threaten Waterways’ “Last Line of Defense”   |   ACTION ALERT, Environmental Concern, In the news, Land Use
Proposed Changes to Lexington County’s Buffer Ordinance Threaten Waterways’ “Last Line of Defense”

Proposed Changes to Lexington County’s Buffer Ordinance Threaten Waterways’ “Last Line of Defense”

Lexington County council is considering changing county ordinances to reduce waterway buffers. Research proves 100 foot buffers are needed for healthy waterways!  Please take a minute and tell the Council Public Works Committee that healthy waterways are vital to the environment and our communities. The Environmental Protection Agency recommends a minimum of 100 feet in order […]

Comments Off on Sunshine and Savings: The Hows and Whys of Solar Thursday, August 27, 2015   |   Education Opportunity, Green Living, Member event, Public Events
Sunshine and Savings: The Hows and Whys of Solar  Thursday, August 27, 2015

Sunshine and Savings: The Hows and Whys of Solar Thursday, August 27, 2015

Solar Panels on your home can help you lower your energy bills and reduce your carbon footprint.  Join us for a free seminar that will give you the information you need to see if solar is right for you. In addition to our speakers, there will be several solar companies to talk with after the […]

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Columbia Recycling Bins Are Getting An Upgrade!

Columbia Recycling Bins Are Getting An Upgrade!

On Monday, July 27, the City of Columbia began delivering new large recycling roll carts. Delivery is scheduled to be completed in two weeks.  Large carts allow pickup to be only twice a month and this saves $ and fuel and reduces carbon emissions! When you receive your cart, a letter, magnet and service card […]

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Palmetto Tasty Tomato Festival: July 18th

Palmetto Tasty Tomato Festival: July 18th

Do you love tomatoes, music, good food + drink and old time festival fun? Come celebrate local food and the TOMATO, champion of the home garden!  How about craft beer, food trucks, games, farm tours and tomato dunking?  Tickets $12 in advance, $15 at gate and available at Whole Foods Columbia and Rosewood Market& Deli […]

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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 […]