Love recycling and Planet Earth? Time to put on your Green Tie and party with the Alabama Environmental Council

Alabama Environmental Council
Love recycling? Now is your chance to support it! Photo from the Alabama Environmental Council

Do you love recycling? Alabama’s natural wonders? If the answer is a resounding YES, join the Alabama Environmental Council (AEC) for their 22nd Annual Green Tie Affair this Friday, April 20, 6-10pm at Sloss Furnaces.

One of the state’s oldest conservation organizations, the Birmingham based AEC operates the largest nonprofit recycling center in the Alabama. Along with recycling, the AEC helped create the Sipsey Wilderness in the Bankhead National Forest and Little River Canyon National Preserve, Alabama’s first National Park unit dedicated to a natural area.

Here is a video about the group’s half century of accomplishments.

Get your tickets today (HERE) and check out the various auction items ONLINE and place a BID too.

A can’t miss event,  the Green Tie Affair at Sloss Furnaces  will be filled with  live music by Tragic City, as well as The Oxymorons.

Food and drinks will be provided by El Barrio, Brick & Tin, Rojo, Tropicaleo, The Essential, Silvertron & Niki’s Downtown, International Wines & Craft Beers, Tito’s Vodka, Good People Brewing and Cahaba Brewing.

Along with an epic silent and live auction, if you  wear your some “green” you will have a chance to win additional prizes.

Sponsors for the event include,  EBSCO Industries,  Mercedes-Benz, CMC Commercial Metals,  Birmingham Mountain Radio, Blythe Events, Magic City Street Team and TransAmerica.

Support recycling and planet Earth Friday night. Get your tickets today!

Pat Byington
Pat Byington

Longtime conservationist. Former Executive Director at the Alabama Environmental Council and Wild South. Publisher of the Bama Environmental News for more than 18 years. Career highlights include playing an active role in the creation of Alabama's Forever Wild program, Little River Canyon National Preserve, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, preservation of special places throughout the East through the Wilderness Society and the strengthening (making more stringent) the state of Alabama's cancer risk and mercury standards.

Articles: 2015