February 2015
Charlotte, NC

The EPA Grant | Ei Team converged on Charlotte the week of February 2 for a series of meetings and tours at the major sports facilities, the convention center, and local schools. SPC Senior Manager Anne Bedarf was supported in meetings with SMAT members: Sarah Martell of Innovia Films, Rick Lombardo of NaturBag, Tim Goodman of NatureWorks, and Sarah Martinez of Eco-Products.

For the February 2015 Charlotte visit, Ei Founder Holly Elmore and Kim Charick of the EPA arrived a day early for Water Use | Toxicity and other Ei-specific meetings. Rob Phocas, City of Charlotte energy & sustainability manager, was first on the meeting itinerary.

The ZWA Blog article, Charlotte: Land of Opportunities, is an overview of the powerful Charlotte visit; the Ei FB album, Charlotte Visit: EPA Grant & Beyond, is a pictorial recap.