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The City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County have collaborated
on a digital the Charlotte Green Tour to convey the story of
environmental assets and sustainability investments in
Charlotte-Mecklenburg. The Charlotte Green Tours presents the
environmental story as "themes" based on the type of asset in the
A special theme of "Green Star" assets highlights
environmentally-friendly features along Tryon Street in the
Charlotte center city.
The Green Tour application is available as a mobile tour that
generates a walking route for use in Uptown Charlotte or as desktop
computer story map version. The application detects the type of
device from which the link is accessed and presents either the
desktop or mobile version. The application is available on
the Power2Charlotte and charmeck.org websites or can be accessed
directly here: http://maps.charlottenc.gov/greentour/
Living green is much more than a simple catch phrase - it's a
way of life. The City of Charlotte strives to be a catalyst to help
our community to achieve a greener lifestyle.
Some of the ways that the "Power2"
initiative is enacting this is through a series of energy
effiency and environmental projects, challenges, educational and investment goals.
Within these "Power2" goals, you'll find solutions
home audits, public transit
bicycle education programs/bike rack installations, solar
lighting replacements, and conservation
You may be wondering what steps you can take to
"Live Green." Here's a list of initiatives and other ways to keep
our planet healthy and happy.
Check out this list of smaller things you can do to
start making a positive impact on your environment and energy