A clean and green cause that’s close to our hearts: Wastequip proud to sponsor Sustain Charlotte 2022
Sustain Charlotte is proud to announce that Charlotte-based company Wastequip, North America’s leading manufacturer of waste handling equipment, will serve as a platinum sponsor of the Charlotte Sustainability Awards from Sustain Charlotte.Read more
Sustain Charlotte recently signed on to a letter with 18 local, statewide, and regional organizations to Governor Cooper calling for NCDOT to follow USDOT guidance to invest funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill in equitable and sustainable transportation, including public transit, sidewalks, and safe bicycling facilities.
Here is the letter:Read more
Welcome to our series of UDO series! If you’re not familiar with the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO), no worries! Earlier we published an introductory post discussing the UDO, the difference between the Comprehensive Plan and the UDO, and why everyone in Charlotte is talking about it today. Each post in our series will be dedicated to a unique way that the UDO is designed to improve life here in Charlotte.
Welcome to our series of blog posts about the Unified Development Ordinance (abbreviated as UDO)! Perhaps you have heard that in October of 2021, the city released the first Unified Development Ordinance document (and yes, we have been just as dazed with 608 pages of it as probably were you!) that, when finalized, will determine the way Charlotte will develop for the coming decades.Read more
Sustain Charlotte partnered with Partners for Parks and Park and Rec Commissioner Paul Freestone to sign up as a group and coordinated on our comments to speak with one voice during the January 19, 2022 Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners budget hearing.
Here's what we said:Read more
This is a guest post by our Gold Partner, Insight Architects.
Passive House is an internationally operated performance-based energy certification program with a goal of minimal energy consumption. It is used for all buildings, from single family homes to high rises.
Design for Passive House microunits
This is a guest blog post from our Gold Partner, Spin.
By Hui Wen Chan, Director of Sustainability, Spin
In August, the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published its Sixth Assessment Report, which sounded a dire warning: changes to the climate are not only well underway, but are also widespread, rapid, and intensifying.Read more