C - Environment

Coastal Carolina Riverwatch, Inc.

Coastal Carolina Riverwatch (CCRW) is a citizen-volunteer, grassroots organization dedicated to restoring and protecting the waters, land, and communities of eastern North Carolina. CCRW’s mission is to accomplish this through strong advocacy, supporting enforcement of environmental laws, public education and promotion of citizen ownership and responsibility. CCRW serves as an umbrella organization for Waterkeeper Alliance watersheds in the area, which currently include Crystal Coast Waterkeeper and White Oak-New Riverkeeper Alliance.

Every Tray Counts

Every Tray Counts is dedicated to working with children, parents, communities, and interested participants within North Carolina School districts to engage in responsible purchasing and waste diversion practices. School lunches and cafeterias offer significant opportunities to improve children’s health and the environment with the simple steps of replacing non- compostable lunch room products and directing food waste and other compostables to compost facilities.

Good Solar

Good Solar is committed to developing renewable energy solutions for the benefit of nonprofit organizations, environmental justice communities, and socioeconomically disadvantaged areas. By developing and maintaining strategic partnerships with key organizations and community members, Good Solar works to match funding with need, helping to address the issues of energy poverty and community resiliency. As Good Solar continues to grow, we are committed to training and hiring our workforce from the same communities we serve.