GreenFest makes its ninth appearance in Statesboro

Nakya Harris

In case you missed it: 

  • The ninth annual GreenFest, hosted by Keep Statesboro-Bulloch Beautiful, took place on East Vine St. on Saturday.
  • Over 40 vendors and exhibits were in attendance to support the community sustainability festival.
  • Highlighted educational and hands-on workshops included: UltraShred Technologies, Tree Board, KSBB, Sustain Southern and Botanic Garden at Georgia Southern. 


Quotes from business owners in attendance:

  • The owner of Boro Recycling, John Cook, says his business developed a process where they can take any household plastics or glass and turn them into landscaping products that are used in construction.


  • “It’s important for people to know about this in the community so that they understand there is a way we can be more responsible,” Cook said.


  • Owner of Triple H Plants, Hendley Wright, explained the significance of plants and why locals should attend GreenFest.


  • “I know all plants purify the air but others are better,” Wright said. “Just having that knowledge. Knowledge is power.”


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