By Stephanie Valera, November 03, 2009
Enviro Expo USA, Atlanta's only green consumer expo to be held at the City?s Zero Waste Zone, Downtown Atlanta, will not only offer family-friendly activities to educate and motivate individuals to be better stewards of the environment, it will also serve as a case study for The Department of Natural Resources (DNR).
The case study will determine the event?s carbon footprint and measure the amount of recycled waste the Expo saves from going to the landfill. With a goal to recycle the entire event to as close to zero waste as possible, Enviro Expo USA also celebrates America Recycles Day, November 15, through a partnership with the Georgia Recycling Coalition (GRC).
Enviro Expo USA takes place at Georgia World Congress Center on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 14-15, 2009, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. event offers free admission and the latest in eco-friendly products and services for ?going green?. In addition to displays and information from a full spectrum of businesses, suppliers, manufacturers and green experts, this year?s Enviro Expo USA also features several new eco areas and speaker panels.
New eco areas include an Eco Garden created by Legacy Landscapes, a ?Tying the GREEN Knot? wedding area, the Kids Zone featuring the Captain Planet Foundation sponsored ?Did you know? Video Contest held within the Metro Atlanta School Systems, the Chef?s Corner highlighting local restaurants and caterers featuring samples of seasonal foods, and holiday ?green? shopping in the expanded new Marketplace. The Speaker Series, sponsored by SoutheastGreen.com, features green panel discussions on: Conservation, Home and Garden, Recycling/Composting and the Green Town Hall Meeting. Also, Justin Cave, star of Ground Breakers on HGTV, hosts an individual presentation.
To learn more about Enviro Expo USA, visit www.enviroexpousa.org.
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