7 ways Atlantans are saving the planet—or our little corner of it

Turning waste into energy, eliminating gas guzzlers, saving resources in skyscrapers, and more

BY - July 27, 2016

Eco innovations
Illustration by Peter Grundy
  1. Agnes Scott College leased its roof space for solar energy
  2. Georgia Tech students are making charging your electric car easier
  3. Atlanta buildings are reducing their carbon footprints with the Better Buildings Challenge
  4. A Gwinnett County plant turns sewage into energy
  5. Georgia Tech's Living Building will create all the energy it needs
  6. Plastic Reduction Atlanta took on the plastic straw
  7. The City of Atlanta is replacing their gas-guzzlers