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7:50 am on Wednesday May 1, 2013

CCU English major starts environmentally-friendly clothing clothing company

via TheChantNews.com "Being a student and having a job is hard enough on its own, but Blaire Virden, an English major here at Coastal, has taken it to another level and joined in a partnership business with her boyfriend, Jeff Chadwick. Their...
5:23 am on Tuesday April 2, 2013

'Sustainability Week' at the College of Charleston

The College of Charleston’s Office of Sustainability will hosting its second Sustainability Week from Monday, April 8, to Thursday, April 11. The event is opent to the public and will bring free lectures, workshops, new programs, and even a farmers...
10:37 am on Monday April 2, 2012

LOCAL AND NATIONAL ECO-FRIENDLY DESIGNERS TO DEBUT AT THIS YEARS CHARLESTON ECO FASHION EVENT!

The second edition of the Charleston Eco Fashion Event will kick off Saturday, April 21st at the Michael Mitchell Gallery from 7:00pm to 9:00pm with an impressive lineup of environmentally-friendly runway shows.  The event seeks to promote...
12:13 pm on Monday November 14, 2011

Coastal Carolina flips on the switch for electric vehicles

As we reported last month, non-profit organization Plug In Carolina has been dotting the Grand Strand with electric vehicle (EV) charging stations as a part of their goal of getting 80 stations active in South Carolina. Today Coastal Carolina...
4:03 am on Wednesday June 8, 2011

Ashley Hall becomes first school in Lowcountry to install green roof

Image by Amanda Click / TheDigitelFor over 100 years, Ashley Hall has distinguished itself as a center of academic excellence. With 100% of its students pursuing a college education and prominent alumnae like Former First Lady Barbara Bush, the all-...
2:10 pm on Monday January 17, 2011

The master plans of Remark Studio

"Innovation. Collaboration. Stewardship." That's the motto of leading Charleston sustainable landscape architecture firm, Remark Studios. The firm's owners, husband and wife team JR and Holly Kramer, know that sustainable landscape architecture...
7:30 am on Wednesday December 1, 2010

Be recognized for your sustainable efforts by Charleston Friendly Yards

Keep Charleston Beautiful is happy to announce that five yards have been certified as Charleston Friendly in 2010. Join KCB’s sustainability movement and enter an application for your ecologically friendly yard for 2011. Charleston Friendly Yards is...
2:50 am on Tuesday September 29, 2009

City hosting open meetings to discuss future visions for Charleston (updated)

Image by Flickr user jrhyleyImage by 20090923-city.jpg Updates at the bottom. Over the next two weeks, the city of Charleston will be holding five meetings, open to the public, to discuss the plans and visions for the Charleston area for next 10...
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