Encouraging Communities to Go Green

Students are invited to attend this discussion of the Atlanta Regional Commission’s new Green Communities Program, which helps metro Atlanta local governments reduce their environmental impact and become more sustainable, recognizing that achievement through voluntary certification.

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Brown bag lunch 12-12:30

Program 12:30-2pm

Centergy Building @ Tech Square, 75 5th St, Hodges Connections Room (3rd floor)

The program enables ARC and its communities to provide leadership, direction, and focus in identifying the best ways to address green building, energy efficiency, green power, water-use reduction and efficiency, transportation and air quality, recycling and waste reduction, and education. A possible model for extension to other urban and rural municipalities in Georgia, the Green Communities program seeks to bring us one step closer to protecting, conserving, and restoring metro Atlanta’s natural resources.

The presenter is Maia Davis — a principal environmental planner at the Atlanta Regional Commission.

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