Do you know someone that deserves to be recognized for their sustainability efforts? An individual, business, school or coworker???? Then tell us! Please nominate them here! https://www.accgov.com/GreenLife
Through peer nominations within the community, the GreenLife Awards recognize sustainability leaders in Athens-Clarke County schools, businesses, community organizations, & government. These awards celebrate individuals, businesses, and organizations that have gone above and beyond in the ways of environmental stewardship, innovative sustainable design, and other community improvements.
The Athens-Clarke County Unified Government is asking for nominations in a variety of environmental areas. Please help honor local individuals, schools, and businesses by nominating them for a GreenLife Award!
- Athens-Clarke County Material Management Coordinator or County Employee Oscar of the Year
- Recycling and Waste Reduction Individual, Business/Industry, and Clarke County School of the Year
- Keepin' It Clean Community Member of the Year
- Water Conservation Leadership Award
- Stormwater Steward Award
Any individual, business, organization, school or group in Athens-Clarke County is eligible. The winner will be recognized at the GreenLife Awards is tentatively scheduled for April 20, 2022.
Hurry! The deadline for nominations is March 3rd!
Join us for our next Sustainable Industry Roundtable
The Sustainable Industry Roundtable (SIR) is a group of forward-thinking business leaders and residents with a focus on sustainability in the business world organized by ACCGov Solid Waste's Recycling Division. The meeting consists of a few minutes for networking, a tour of the facility, and some yummy breakfast snacks!
Thursday, February 16, 2023, at 8:00 AM
4120 Lexington Rd, Athens, GA 30605
Junk South is the premier full-service junk removal and roll-off dumpster rental company in Athens, GA, committed to community betterment through a hands-on approach as well as the protection of the environment through mindful collection, sorting, and diversion services.
Since 2011, Junk South has diverted thousands of tons of waste from landfills. Recycling efforts are not just limited to their full-service junk removal. Their R.I.P. Roll-Off dumpsters are an industry first as each load is sorted off-site before heading to the landfill. Rest in peace knowing your junk is headed toward a green future.
At Junk South, they are committed to protecting the environment while enhancing people’s lives. With a little imagination, it’s easy to see how used toys, clothes, furniture, and more might be used to help invent a better life for someone. To that end, their staff is trained to see possibilities where others see junk and to have the familiarity and know-how to make sure your junk’s potential is reached. Whether your item has the potential for a new life or a new home, the R.I.P. Guarantee ensures your junk will reach a local charity or recycling center before it ever reaches a landfill.
At Junk South, they take reuse and recycling seriously. Their commitment to the environment ensures that if your “junk” cannot be donated or reused, it still finds a proper home. They call it the Rest In Peace Assurance.
Come learn more about Junk South and their sustainability efforts.
If you are interested in hosting a meeting, please contact the Recycling Division.
725 Hancock Industrial Way
Athens, GA 30605