Socket is Metro Government of Nashville & Davidson County's sustainability outreach program brought to you by the Department of General Services.

 
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Socket Blogs

Discover stories that highlight environmental tips and sustainability in action.

Greenspace | June, 11 2018

Trees are one of the most integral components of the urban landscape. Trees sequester carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, improve air quality, reduce soil erosion…

Wellness | June, 06 2018

When we think health, we typically think of nutrition and exercise, but we often forget about our mind. Health encompasses both the body and mind.…

Greenspace | April, 27 2018

As Socket relaxed under a shade tree recently, he began to wonder: “Why do we celebrate trees each year on Arbor Day?” Socket did some…

Socket - Project Showcase

Learn more about DGS' most innovative LEED projects to date.

 

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Madison Crime Lab & Precinct - LEED® Silver

Madison Crime Lab & Precinct - LEED® Silver

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Fire Station 19 - LEED® Platinum

Fire Station 19 - LEED® Platinum

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Southeast Davidson Library & Community Center - LEED® Gold

Southeast Davidson Library & Community Center - LEED® Gold

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Howard Office Building - LEED® Silver

Howard Office Building - LEED® Silver

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Socket Events

Stay in the loop on sustainability events around the city that are hosted by Metro Nashville and community organizations.