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​Neighborhood Leadership Awards gives out its first Sustainability Pioneer Award

During the 2014 Awards, the Grier Heights Community Improvement Organization was presented with the Sustainability Pioneer award for efforts that included:

  • Adopting a street through Keep Charlotte Beautiful’s Adopt-a-City-Street program
  • Creating a community garden that includes composting and rainwater harvesting
  • Managing a Cash for Trash program to incent litter collection
  • Promoting energy efficiency in residents’ homes and using a Power2 Live Green grant to create a Sustainable Vision Plan
  • Planning a weekly fresh produce market

Find out more about the Neighborhood Leadership Awards!