Archive of: Sustainable Georgia

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Sustainable Georgia: More Biking, Less Driving

Sustainable Georgia: More Biking, Less Driving

Land use will drive smart growth; but on a grassroots level, there is evidence that a rising number of Georgians do want options, and one in particular is gaining traction: bicycles.

January 2013
Sustainable Georgia: Where The Art Is

Sustainable Georgia: Where The Art Is

Public art plays a role in getting people to get out of their cars and walk around. This has not been lost on the Atlanta Regional Commission.

December 2012
Sustainable Georgia: Protecting Water Quality

Sustainable Georgia: Protecting Water Quality

Passed in the throes of our water wars with Alabama and Florida, the 2010 Water Stewardship Act was a step forward.

November 2012
Sustainable Georgia: Healthy Schools

Sustainable Georgia: Healthy Schools

What does a green school look like? Most of them are LEED certified, including more than 80 in Georgia.

October 2012
Sustainable Georgia: School Solutions

Sustainable Georgia: School Solutions

Each at-risk child who is properly prepared for kindergarten saves the state approximately $100,000 over the course of a lifetime.

September 2012
Sustainable Georgia: Housing And Land Use

Sustainable Georgia: Housing And Land Use

Georgia has one of the greenest affordable housing requirements in the country, an advantage as the population greys and tastes in living change.

August 2012
Sustainable Georgia: Making Connections

Sustainable Georgia: Making Connections

By 2010, demand for public transportation on behalf of the elderly is expected to grow by 81 percent.

July 2012
Sustainable Georgia: Healthy Eating And Exercise

Sustainable Georgia: Healthy Eating And Exercise

Georgia has the second worst child obesity rate in the nation. Nearly 40 percent of our children are obese.

June 2012
Sustainable Georgia: Eye On The Bottom Line

Sustainable Georgia: Eye On The Bottom Line

It makes good sense for fleet- oriented companies like UPS and Delta to incorporate sustainability into their mission.

May 2012
Sustainable Georgia: Cleaning Up The Commuts

Sustainable Georgia: Cleaning Up The Commuts

Teleworking has emerged as the go-to option for alternatives to driving alone, according to The Clean Air Campaign.

April 2012
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