What every NoDa resident needs to know about trash, recycling, and other things you want out of your home.
Author: Nicole Peterson
Important change for trash pickup starting in July: Yard waste is going green
We all know that some yard waste is already green, at least in color, but starting July 5, the city will no longer pick up yard waste in plastic bags.
Looking ahead to a (hopefully) more eco-friendly 2021
Earth Day is April 22, and we hope that with increasing vaccination and lower rates of coronavirus, more of us might be able to venture out to enjoy it.
Save the trees: Assessment details biggest issues, ways to keep canopy healthy
Trees are critical parts of our urban landscape – they give us shade, habitat, and beauty, among other things.
Make your voice heard in November: Info on voting deadlines, absentee ballots, and more
Have you heard? November 2020 is going to be a BIG ELECTION!
How to create less waste in a tough spot: bathrooms and laundry
This month, we’re focusing on reducing waste in our bathrooms, which may be one of the most challenging places.
New Year, less waste
Becca Bellamy, Susan Plante, and Nicole Peterson are continuing their efforts to waste less – this time in the kitchen.
Find out all you need to know for the 2019 NoDa Krampus Krawl (December 7).
Getting Rid of Plastic and Waste …one habit at a time
How to avoid buying single-use plastics and other materials for food, drink, shopping, etc.
What to do about Pesky Plastics
Charlotte recently changed its recycling policies to accept fewer recyclable items. Confused about why and what they accept now? We were too!
Cankerworms and Street CleanUps
The good news is that cankerworm (aka inchworm) numbers in Charlotte are very low.
NoDa Drinks and Thinks about Kenyan Food and Sustainability: From Ecoturism to Permaturism
What does food mean for different people? How can we envision a better food system, in which we can all access what we need and what matters to us? Charlotte’s Chef Kabui has thought a lot about these questions. His recent trip to Kenya, his homeland, highlights the potential for what he calls Afro Futuristic…
NoDa Drinks and Thinks with our Historic Rosedale Neighbor
join us on March 28 at 6:00pm at the Evening Muse for a lively discussion about community history and engagement. We hope this experience will encourage you to visit the famous Historic Rosedale site and explore its connections to NoDa.