A smorgasboard of sustainablity how-to’s

The Southern Green Living Expo will offer a weekend of solution-based, interactive, family oriented events on a host of environmental topics aimed at sustainable living Sept. 14-16 in Asheville.

Hundreds of exhibitors, workshops and demontrations will show people how to live a greener lifestyle while saving money. Topics include renewable energy, alternative transportation, sustainable agriculture, green building, buying local, recycling, eco-friendly living and reducing your carbon footprint.

Vendors and exhibits at the expo will feature local businesses, nonprofits, artists, and cutting-edge products that are all working for a more sustainable environment. Demonstrations will feature the newest trends on the forefront of the green economy.

Held at the U.S. Cellular Center (Asheville Civic Center) in downtown Asheville. 828.255.2526 or www.southerngreenlivingexpo.com.

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