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News & Opportunities

In this section, you can find the following:

  • WVSC member success stories,
  • Sustainability initiatve ideas,
  • Upcoming events,
  • and more!

You can also find out about upcoming events and opportunities from this page. 

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Sunday, September 4, 2011 - 2:18pm

Organizations and individuals can learn about using resources more efficiently, reducing waste, improving personal health, and finding and adding more value to their community at Sustainability 101 workshops, scheduled for Thursday, September 15. The free workshops are sponsored by West Virginia Sustainable Communities and are being held from 1 to 3 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Charleston Area Alliance, located at 1116 Smith St.

Tuesday, August 9, 2011 - 8:44am

For the first time, all parties involved in the Economy, Energy, and Environment (E3) initiative gathered in person at the Marion County Commission Chamber in Fairmont on July 19th. The meeting served as a venue for the stakeholders to meet one another, and to hear about the process and the benefits of the E3 initiative for Marion County.

Friday, August 5, 2011 - 10:58am

Our pockets feel it - electricity rates are rising.  What's really happening and what can you do about it?

Energy Efficient West Virginia is hosting a series of public meetings this summer and fall in collaboration with the Coalition for Reliable Power to discuss why electricity rates are rising and how citizens can take action for real solutions.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 - 8:30am

July 22, 2011

On July 18th, the Alderson Green Team invited the West Virginia Sustainable Communities (WVSC) to present at its monthly meeting. A group of 8 – 9 local residents and WVSC program manager gathered at the Downstream Strategies office to consider a possible future collaboration.

Thursday, July 14, 2011 - 12:36pm

Out of the total $57,241 awarded by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan (REAP) litter control matching grants,