ADVISORY: Sustain Charlotte To Honor 100 at 2015 Awards + Earth Day Celebration

On April 22nd (Earth Day), Sustain Charlotte will host their 4th annual celebration of sustainability leadership. 100 nominees representing a diverse cross section of Charlotte area businesses, nonprofits, neighborhood organizations, government agencies, and residents will be recognized.

Awards will be presented to three organizations in each of eight categories: Land Use, Sustainable Economy, Energy, Food, Waste Reduction, Social Equity, Transportation, and Water.  Also, three individuals will be recognized as Outstanding Leaders. Information about all nominees can be found at:

Tickets are still available to the public and include two complimentary drinks and heavy hors d’oeuvres from ten of the area's finest farm-to-fork restaurants including Kindred, Heirloom, littleSpoon, Block & Grinder, Heritage, Passion8, Fork!, ModPaleo, Pure Pizza, and Zone 7 Foods.

This is an official Earth Day event recognized by the Earth Day Network and one of the largest Earth Day event in Charlotte with 200-250 attendees expected. 

Charlotte Mayor Dan Clodfelter, Charlotte City Council Members Alvin Austin, LaWana Mayfield, and Vi Lyles, and Mecklenburg County Commissioners Pat Cotham and Trevor Fuller are expected to attend.  Terri Bennett, Co-Founder of Do Your Part® with serve as Master of Ceremonies.

Please visit: for more event details.

WHEN: Wednesday, April 22, 5:30 - 8:30 pm

WHERE: The Historic Palmer Building, 2601 E. 7th St, Charlotte  



Sustain Charlotte is a community-based nonprofit organization dedicated to educating, engaging and uniting citizens to solve Charlotte’s sustainability challenges. We inspire choices that lead to a healthier and more vibrant community for generations to come.  For more information about Sustain Charlotte, visit or contact [email protected] / (919) 824-4301.


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