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Socket, Nashville’s Sustainability Outlet

July 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm CDT


Did you know that within the Metro Nashville’s Department of General Services there’s an entire division focused on implementing sustainable practices throughout the department’s programs, projects, and operations with the goal to reduce energy, waste, and greenhouse gas emissions? Well, there is! Socket, Nashville’s Sustainability Outlet, works to educate Metro employees and the citizens of Nashville about sustainability achievements and how to work and live sustainably in eight core areas: water, waste, mobility, wellness, food, greenspace, design/ build, and energy. Tune in to learn more about the great work taking place right now and what the future holds for the city.

Special Guest Speakers:

Jennifer Westerholm,
Sustainability and Outreach Manager,

This event is free and open to the public. Registration required to view live.



Metro Public Works and Urban Green Lab are partnering on a new educational series “Sustainable in the City: Thinking Upstream” focused on how Nashvillians can better reduce, reuse, and recycle and live more sustainably.

Hosted by Metro Public Works’ Waste Reduction Program Manager Jenn Harrman and Urban Green Lab’s Sustainability Education Manager Patrick King, Sustainable in the City: Thinking Upstream will feature interviews, webinars, and panel discussions with Nashville’s top experts in all areas of waste and sustainability.


July 14
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm CDT
Event Category:




Urban Green Lab
Metro Nashville Public Works

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