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Date:
August 16, 2018
Time:
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Location:
Project Safe Thrift Store
Address:
995 Hawthorne Ave #7
Athens, GA 30606
Cost:
Free
Project Safe Thrift Store
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Sustainable Industry Roundtable on Aug. 16th

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Business & industry professionals are invited to share sustainable practices in a discussion organized by ACC Recycling and hosted by this important local non-profit. This will include a tour of the Project Safe Thrift Store, an overview of their organization and sustainability practices, and conclude with a discussion regarding the issues facing Athens regarding unwanted furniture, clothing and other large items and how we can work together to keep them out of the landfill. ABOUT PROJECT SAFE Project Safe Inc. is a 501c3 non profit organization working to end domestic violence through prevention and educational programs, crisis intervention, ongoing supportive services for survivors of domestic violence and their children, and advocacy/ systems change work in our community. The Project Safe Thrift Store features clothing, household items, and furniture, at bargain prices. Project Safe clients receive donated merchandise from the Thrift Store to help make their transitions easier.

The Sustainable Industry Roundtable (SIR) is a group of concerned business leaders who want to make positive impacts on the global environment. The group was started in August 2010 through a partnership between the ACC Environmental Coordinator, ACC Recycling Division and Power Partners, Inc. The group meets quarterly with guest speakers discussing topics pertaining to green industry issues (meetings are the third Thursday each quarter; time 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM; location varies).