Posted: 8:59 AM The local Visitors Bureau says people coming to Charlottesville and Albemarle County are making decisions on where to visit, by who or what is the most green. The bureau has started a new effort to reduce the environmental impacts of tourism.
Updated: 3:56 PM Celebrating Earth Day at The Paramount Theater in Charlottesville, the GreenMatters expo featured over 25 local organizations all with a focus on green living. For more on going green check out our Go Green Guide.
Updated: 11:28 AM Dominion Power is offering customers a way to "go green." Any customer can participate in the Green Program providing green power directly to the grid, from sources such as wind, solar, biomass and hydroelectric.
Updated: 11:12 PM Volunteers from UVA recycling, Crutchfield, and the City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County worked together to offer free electronics recycling in the Crutchfield parking lot Saturday.
Posted: 8:01 PM Friday January 30th is the last day to see the "Energy Matters" exhibit at the Charlottesville Community Design Center. The exhibit has information that can be used to reduce household energy use, saving you money.
Updated: 10:22 PM The economy isn't the only issue getting attention from the candidates in Virginia's gubernatorial race. The three Democrats seeking the commonwealth's top office are spending a lot of time right now talking about the environment.
Updated: 6:28 PM Gov. Timothy M. Kaine is proposing legislation aimed at promoting green jobs and energy efficiency. On Monday, Kaine backed bills to expand grant programs and give tax credits and exemptions for companies that produce energy
efficient goods and equipment.
Updated: 10:35 AM Three Virginia sites are among 10 in the South that the Southern Environmental Law Center regards as most endangered. Included on Charlottesville based SELC's list are the Clinch and Powell rivers in southwest Virginia.
Posted: 7:38 AM Go green with your holiday gifts this year by shopping local at events like the Charlottesville Holiday City Market and by wrapping your gifts with wrapping paper made from 100% recycled paper.