Welcome to the GROW PURPOSE DIGEST!
A weekly collection of updates from the Lowcountry’s
environmental news & resource network…
- Multi-Modal Cooperation from Feds to Locals
- USDOT approves advancement of Lowcountry Rapid Transit project
- Drew Lanham, SC author, poet and wildlife bioligist, chosen as one of MacArthur’s 2022 ‘genius grant’ winners
- Gov. McMaster Signs Executive Order to Coordinate State’s Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Roll-out
- Charleston’s Residential Compost Program Expands, Adds New Drop Sites with Regional Partners
- Historic Maryville marsh damaged by drought getting new life with volunteers in the muck
- LISTEN: Holy City Sinner Radio Episode 59 featuring Jennifer Gaddy of Atlyss Food Co.
- WATCH: Carolina Clear SSO (Sanitary Sewer Overflows) Commercial 2022
- US Department of Energy Awards Savannah River National Laboratory $3 Million to Advance Clean Energy Technologies
- ACT NOW – Utilities are raising your electric bills (CVSC)
- SCDOT’s National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Deployment Plan (NEVI Plan) Approved
- New $4M EV charger production facility coming to West Columbia
5 FEATURED EVENTS:
- OCTOBER 18: CHARLESTON GREEN DRINKS: Clean Energy
- OCTOBER 22: Jam for Rural Awendaw
- OCTOBER 25: SCHBC SEMINAR: “Beyond BMI: Innovating the Way to a Healthier Workforce”
- OCT 25: Bird Trivia Night at Palmetto Brewery
- NOV 10: ECO Wedding Fashion Show
- MORE EVENTS: growpurpose.com/event-calendar
FEATURED GREEN JOBS & VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES:
- Volunteer at MUSC Urban Farm!
- Lowcountry Marine Mammal Network – Development Associate
- South Carolina Environmental Law Project – Legal Assistant
- Lowcountry Local First
FEATURED LOWCOUNTRY RESOURCES:
- Stewart Weinberg writes:
I have attached the recently approved Charleston County’s ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING THE CHARLESTON COUNTY RESILIENCE & SUSTAINABILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE. It would be of assistance to contact county council members and ask them to expedite the establishment of this Committee. If you live outside of Charleston, you might want to use this Ordinance as an example in your county.
- GLOBAL NEWS
- How a Spanish city was named one of the best places to live after prioritising pedestrians
- Rethinking our roofs, parking lots, and sidewalks could save money and lives
- The robot solving America’s trash crisis
- What Can the World Learn From 100 Resilient Cities?
- Want a career saving the planet? Become an electrician.
- What will it take to recycle millions of worn-out EV batteries?
- Electric Planes Are Taking Flight
- This 100% solar community endured Hurricane Ian with no loss of power and minimal damage
- Citroen unveils ‘oli,’ an all-electric concept car that could also help power your home
- Wax worm saliva rapidly breaks down plastic bags, scientists discover
- GLOBAL RESOURCES
- The Climate Tool – A completely free, science -based tool to help companies reduce energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions
- Meet Chiara D’Amore, Founder of Community Ecology Institute
- How to set up a community co-op
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