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RayDay 2015: Food Sustainability, Green Transportation, New Eco-Friendly Products
Event Celebrates the Legacy of Environmental Thought Leader Ray C. Anderson
What: RayDay 2015 is a celebration of the life and environmental legacy of Ray Anderson and a showcase of his passion to make the world a better place. This year’s event will feature more than 60 sustainability-focused learning booths.
The celebration allows global, national and local environmental leaders and members of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation to come together, work together and spread the word about sustainability.
The Foundation is working with Serenbe to make RayDay a Zero Food Waste event, with onsite composting and recycling, food served in compostable materials, and leftover food designated for donation. Serenbe is the only farm/meeting facility approved by the state for on-site composting.
When: Sunday, October 11, 2015, 3 - 7 p.m.
Where: Serenbe, Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia, 8715 Atlanta Newnan Rd. Palmetto, GA 30268
Booths will include:
TOTO - Environmental products and fixtures
Slow Food Atlanta- Food sustainability
Georgia Tech’s School of Architecture, Urban Design
Emory CREATE-Culture, Religion, Ethics and the Environment
Hot air balloons, hayrides and other children’s activities
Who: Environmental leaders and special guests including:
Mary Anne Anderson Lanier- Ray Anderson’s daughter
John Picard - Architect and sustainability expert, RCAF Advisory Board member and member of Ray Anderson’s/Interface’s original Eco-Dream Team
Steve Nygren - Developer of Serenbe, RCAF Advisory Board Member
Bob Fox - CookFox Architects, RCAF Advisory Board Member
MORE! Oct 14 - The Ray C. Anderson Highway will be re-named along I-85 in West Point, GA. The goal is to make this highway a test bed for sustainable transportation practices.
Georgia’s first quick charge station for electric vehicles (PV4EV) will be housed at the Georgia Visitor Information Center along the Ray C. Anderson Highway in West Point.
The charging station will be powered by solar panels creating a self-sufficient charging platform.