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Charlotte Air Awareness is teaming up with Sustain Charlotte and CATS to bring you the Air Awareness Clean Commute Challenge, June 1 – July 31, 2017. Log clean commute trips at Way2GoCLT.org during the Challenge to be eligible for the grand prize drawing: a Home Automation Kit, including a Nest Thermostat, Google Home and an Apple Watch. Check out the Official Rules to learn more and sign up today!

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Who: Anyone who lives or works in Cabarrus, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Union or York (SC) Counties.

When: June 1 – July 31, 2017

What: Grand Prize Home Automation Kit or one of five other prizes like a Kindle Voyage or a FitBit Blaze

How: Log 10 carpool, vanpool, transit, bike, walk or telework clean commutes on Way2GoCLT.org or the Commute Tracker app

AS THE CHARLOTTE REGION GROWS
IT'S UP TO ALL OF US TO KEEP OUR AIR HEALTHY
Poor Air Quality Can Have Negative Health Impacts
ESPECIALLY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS
You Have The Power To
CHANGE OUR AIR FOR THE BETTER

LEARN HOW YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

FORECAST

We all check the forecast for weather, but what about air? The NC Division of Air Quality monitors pollution levels across the state and provides a forecast to help you make informed decisions.

CLEAN COMMUTE CHALLENGE

Minimizing vehicle emissions is one of the most powerful steps our community can take to improve air quality. Challenge your friends and coworkers to make a positive change!

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BUSINESS COALITION

The Air Awareness Business Coalition is a group of local organizations that value a clean, healthy environment and empower employees to improve theirs.


Charlotte Air Awareness (CAA) partners with the community to improve local air quality. CAA is the regional arm of the NC Air Awareness program administered by the NC Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Air Quality. Here in the Charlotte metro region, the program provides outreach and education to residents, businesses and schools on air pollution, health impacts and voluntary pollution-reduction strategies.

Charlotte Air Awareness serves the entire Charlotte metro area, including Cabarrus, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Union and York (SC) Counties. In addition to the Charlotte area, the NC Air Awareness program is represented in the Western NC, Unifour, Fayetteville, Triad and Triangle areas.


INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

FOR INDIVIDUALS

Air pollution affects everyone. Discover how to improve air quality where you live.

FOR ORGANIZATIONS

When organizations commit to clean air, they can greatly multiply the impact of their members.

FOR K-12

Enhance your science curriculum with easy-to-implement lesson plans, videos and activities.