Category: Green

Fear Nothing But Fear Itself

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

This week’s blog is from Nana Johnson, SCAD graduate, Savannah entrepreneur, and eternal source of positive effervescence!  Read on as Nana shares insights on what keeps her pushing forward. FYI – – The Creative Coast’s blogspot is Savannah’s sounding board for local thinkers, innovators, wanderers and wonderers. Guest bloggers share their thoughts, opinions and creative noodling from […]

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Mind Your Own Beeswax!

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

 This week’s blog is from David Arnal, a Low Country entrepreneur, business owner, environmentalist, and really nice guy.  Read on as David pollinates traditional mindsets with a new way of thinking about education, careers and the future. FYI – – The Creative Coast’s blogspot is Savannah’s sounding board for local thinkers, innovators, wanderers and wonderers. Guest […]

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Natural Colors, Natural Connections

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

This week’s blog is from Madeline Corey-Thomas, a professional artist who began her career in the Northeast, traveled the United States from coast to coast and now resides in Savannah.  Read on as Madeline blesses us with a thought for the day and images for the eyes. FYI – – The Creative Coast’s blogspot is Savannah’s sounding […]

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Making the Old New Again: Ups & Downs of Rebranding

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

This week’s blog is from Elizabeth (Liz) Lubrani, self-proclaimed tree hugger and forward thinker who tirelessly spreads the good word about her passion in life, the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens. Read on as Liz plants a few ideas about the issues to consider when cultivating your branding. FYI – – The Creative Coast’s blogspot is Savannah’s sounding board for local […]

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Hidden Gems, Solar Power, Bright Futures

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

This week’s blog is from Grant Tallon, solar power brainiac with Hannah Solar and new member of our local community (a great addition, if we do say so!).  Read on as Grant charges up Savannah’s self-image with insights on the solarization of Chatham County.  FYI – – The Creative Coast’s blogspot is Savannah’s sounding board for […]

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You Should Drink Tuesday night. (It’s ok, it’s for the Earth.)

Thursday, October 4, 2007

Have you even been sitting alone in your room at night thinking, ‘If only I knew a place to go enjoy a tasty beverage and chat about the environmental issues that mean the most to me?” Of course, we’ve all been there! Well now you can add a new social networking group to your list […]

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Two Green Thumbs Up to a Georgia Bank!

Wednesday, August 15, 2007

According to August 9th’s Multi-Housing News’s Out & About, United Community Bank has announced a financing program for green building projects. This is fantastic news for Savannah and it’s growing group of green lovers (Melaver, Savannah Country Day School).

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The NYT Shows Us More Love.

Tuesday, July 17, 2007

The New York Times has yet another article featuring the Savannah area, this time focusing on the growth of Effingham County and the strain the development has put on our water supply. Quoted from the NYT: UNTIL five years ago, it seemed that the breakneck pace of development in Effingham County, a Savannah suburb in […]

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100 Mile Diet

Saturday, June 23, 2007

Can you imagine eating only foods grown within 100 miles of your home? That’s exactly what one couple from Vancouver, British Columbia did for one year. Alisa Smith and James MacKinnon decided to eat foods from within 100 miles of their home after learning the statistic that when the average North American sits down to […]

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Tybee Mayor

Thursday, June 21, 2007

The Hill features an article on local part-time Tybee Mayor Jason Buelterman, and his clever use of YouTube to highlight local issues. Jason Buelterman, who coordinates an Advanced Placement program for high school students when he isn’t serving as part-time mayor of Tybee Island, taped a 10-minute video shot mostly from the beach to provide […]

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SERL Director Quits

Thursday, June 14, 2007

We first posted on this issue here. As of Monday’s news, the Director of the Savannah River Ecology Lab has resigned after challenging federal plans to close the facility. Paul Bertsch, director of the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory for eight years, says he will leave the post later this month but hopes to stay on […]

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Columbia River In Washington Turns To Savannah

Thursday, May 31, 2007

As Lower Columbia area ponders dangers of new LNG terminal, Savannah, Ga., residents report few problems with their own. As the Daily News of Longview, Washington reports, “Daily News reporter Tony Lystra visited the Elba Island liquefied natural gas import terminal in Savannah, Ga., last week to find out what might come to the Columbia […]

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Looking To Get Away?

Monday, May 21, 2007

Anyone that nows me knows that I am a HUGE fan of spontaneous road trips. Driving, instead of flying, is a great way to see the country, and as a Geography major, there’s nothing I love more than landscapes (nerdCOUGHnerd). I always find road trips to be a perfect way to spend the day brainstorming […]

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Buy Local Savannah

Wednesday, May 16, 2007

I have lived in eight different cities in the past eleven years and I have yet to run across an organization similar to Buy Local Savannah. Buy Local Savannah promotes local businesses and encourages the community to support their community by “buying local” instead of through larger chain stores. I’m 100% behind this mission. Buy […]

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