Is Development Without Displacement Possible?
A Glimpse Into the Upcoming Online May 1 Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable

Challenges like gentrification and rising housing prices have long troubled large cities like Atlanta and created significant inequalities in our communities. Development pressure threatens long-standing communities within those cities, their cultural character and access to affordable housing.

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By Sarah Mundell | April 28, 2020
Family on a walk

Become a Sustainability Star!

Happy Earth Day from Southface Institute! Kids and adults can work together to secure our planet’s future by taking small steps each day to preserve our natural resources. Take these steps at home with your family, print it out for the refrigerator and email to friends!

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By Sarah Mundell | April 22, 2020
Earth Day 2020

Celebrating Earth Day at Home and Across the Globe

Celebrating 50 years of Earth Day!

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By Kat Schaich | April 17, 2020
Night sky During Earth Hour

Nothing Can Stop Us from Marking Earth Hour 2020: Bringing the Celebrations Online!

During this time when more of our household members are working and studying from home, sometimes connected to multiple devices for hours on end, the energy savings that may come from reduced commutes may be offset by increased at-home use.

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By Kat Schaich | March 20, 2020
Greenprints Conference June 3-4, 2020

How Do We Build a More Regenerative Southeast?
The June 3-4 Greenprints Conference offers a panorama of the latest in green building science

In a quickly urbanizing world, our cities are increasingly the center of all things—economic development, housing and jobs. Within these cities, our existing buildings are aging fast, and sustainable and high-performance practices for new construction are struggling to proliferate fast enough to keep pace with the degrading building inventory that is producing more than 40% of all carbon emissions, causing direct health problems for many, while contributing to a warming planet for all.

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By Sarah Mundell | March 6, 2020

Building Science Helping At-Risk Seniors Stay in Their Homes
Southface Institute staffers joined 954 volunteers at the 2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Project in Decatur, Georgia

Southface Institute is honored to share the hometown of Atlanta with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and every year on the weekend that commemorates his life and work, Southface staff and others participate in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Project for nearby Decatur, Georgia.

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By Sarah Mundell | January 29, 2020

Earth Day 2019: Past, Present and Future

Since 1970, billions of people around the world have celebrated Earth Day—that day of the year that reminds us to practice conservation and work for environmental sustainability. And every year, the impact of Earth Day compounds: More trees are planted, more petitions are signed and more communities learn how to implement eco-friendly actions and policies for future generations. But the international holiday, which is celebrated on April 22 in the U.S. and most of the world, has modest beginnings, and, in large part, it owes its creation to a single visionary.

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By Southface Staff | April 19, 2019

Avalon Catering to Bring Sustainable, Local Flavor to Summer Solstice

Summer is here, and with it comes the chance to taste the best of what the season offers – juicy watermelon, golden ears of corn, ripe tomatoes, and more make for a delightful meal that can be sourced from our own backyards. As a state-of-the-art demonstration facility and industry leader throughout the Southeast, Southface hosts…

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By David Bailey | June 15, 2018

Southface’s Annual Greenprints Conference Is Coming Up Next Month

Southface’s annual Greenprints Conference is March 12-14, 2018. This annual event connects sustainability leaders with social and business innovators to continue strengthening the pursuit of a resilient and sustainable future.

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By Dayna Thompson | February 7, 2018

Electric Vehicle Day

Southface was excited to attend Capitol EV Day Thursday, January 25th to hear a number of speakers discuss Georgia’s potential to be a leader in the electric vehicle industry.

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By Southface Staff | January 26, 2018

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