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Environmental Committee works for sustainable living at Haig Point

By Special to the Packet and Gazette Hilton Head Island Packet February 19, 2014   The residents of the Haig Point community on Daufuskie Island are united by their love of the area’s natural beauty. And for the past four years the community’s Environmental Committee has been working to make sure its natural beauty endures.  “We want to be recognized for being a sustainable and green community,” said Yvonne Clemons, chairwoman of the seven-person group that has brought recycling and water conservation initiatives to the residential development where electric golf carts are the only mode of private transportation.  “The things we are doing are good for the residents and good for the community,” she said.  The committee also has positioned Haig Point to be a leader in building environmentally sound homes, complete with water conservation methods and native plants that will reduce the amount of water needed for lush, green law