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This task force promotes city, county, and regional recycling programs (including curb-side pick-up) and advocates to improve Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle programs. The Recycling Team educates the public and policymakers about best practices by speaking at county commission meetings, writing letters to the editor, holding public forums, contacting schools and businesses, and organizing eco-tours. For more information or to become a committee member, email Katie Breckheimer at email@example.com.
Energy and Sustainability News
Photos: MountainTrue Executive Director Bob Wagner (left) and Sugar Hollow Solar CEO and co-founder Doug Ager (right). Something exciting is brewing in the heart of the Southern Blue Ridge Mountains — a new collaboration between MountainTrue, an organization deeply...
The Madison County Planning Board is expected to vote on whether to recommend changes to the county’s land-use code that would allow dangerous, industrial biomass facilities in Madison County. The proposed amendments to the county’s land-use ordinance open the door to...
Plastic pollution is a threat to our environment and to the health of North Carolina residents. Email your legislators and let them know that our right to protect ourselves from dangerous pollutants is too important to be traded away to fossil fuel and retail industry lobbyists in backroom deals.
Language in NC Budget Would Strip Local Governments’ Ability to Pass Plastic Bag Bans and Other Waste Reduction Efforts to Protect Environment, Public Health, Landfills and Recycling Centers
Media Contacts: Karim Olaechea, Deputy Director of Strategy & Communications at MountainTrue(828) 400-0768, firstname.lastname@example.org Katie Craig, State Director at NCPIRGkcraig@ncpirg.org Ken Brame, President of the Sierra Club’s Western North Carolina Group (828)...