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Aug
28
2015
Loffredo Fresh most recent business to earn Green Plus Certification

We’ve had a lot of firsts this week, and we’re happy to add Loffredo Fresh as the most recent Green Plus Certified business, and the first Certified business based in the state of Iowa!   Like many of our recently Certified businesses, Loffredo Fresh Produce came to Green Plus through …

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Aug
27
2015
Piazza Produce fourth business in a week to earn Green Plus Certification

Congratulations to Piazza Produce in Indianapolis for its recent Green Plus Certification! Piazza Produce is the sixth business that came to Green Plus from PRO*ACT to earn Certification, and the fourth in the past week alone. Among its other distinctions, Piazza Produce is also the first Green Plus Certified business in the …

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Aug
26
2015
Pocono ProFoods earns Green Plus Certification

This has been a great couple of weeks for Green Plus businesses!  We’re excited to welcome Pocono ProFoods of Stroudsburg, PA as the most recent Green Plus Certified business.   Pocono ProFoods is the fourth business that came to Green Plus as part of the PRO*ACT group – a national …

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Aug
20
2015
Park Foundation earns Green Plus Certification

Congratulations to the Park Foundation, the most recent organization to earn Green Plus Certification.   The Park Foundation, based in Ithaca, New York, has been a close partner of Green Plus for several years.  After a lengthy remodel of its office space, the Park Foundation began pursuing LEED certification under the …

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Aug
17
2015
Ole Tyme Produce in St. Louisearns Green Plus Certification

Congratulations to Ole Tyme Produce, from St. Louis, MO, the latest organization to become Green Plus Certified.   Ole Tyme Produce joined Green Plus through PRO*ACT, and is now the third PRO*ACT member to earn full Certification.  Green Plus works with a handful of businesses in St. Louis, but Ole Tyme …

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May
12
2015
Produce Source Partners Earns Green Plus Certification

Congratulations to Produce Source Partners, the newest organization to earn full Green Plus Certification! Produce Source Partners, based in Ashland, Virginia, came on board as part of the new partnership between Green Plus and PRO*ACT, a national membership organization for food distribution companies.  PSP is now the second PRO*ACT member …

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Apr
14
2015
Common Sense Defense earns Green Plus Certification

Congratulations to Common Sense Defense, of Amherst, Ohio, the most recent business to earn Green Plus Certification!   Common Sense Defense is an emergency preparedness planning and consulting business that specifically works with schools and child care centers.  President and Lead Consultant, Molly Tyson, started Common Sense Defense in 2013 …

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Apr
10
2015
Bix Produce earns Certification, First Green Plus Certified Business in Minnesota

Congratulations to Bix Produce, the most recent business to earn Green Plus Certification, and the first to do so in the state of Minnesota. St. Paul-based Bix Produce provides produce to customers throughout Minnesota, and into parts of Wisconsin, North Dakota, and Iowa.  It provides bulk and specialty fresh produce to …

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Feb
18
2015
Food FWD is first Certified business of 2015!

Congratulations to Food FWD,  the first business to receive full Green Plus Certification in 2015! Food FWD is a Durham, NC-based startup run by married-entrepreneurs Sarah and Noah Marsh, that partners with restaurants for large-scale collection of food waste.  The food waste is brought to a local composter, which is …

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Nov
21
2014
FREE WEBINAR: Affordable Commercial Solar Installations and Energy Efficiency Solutions from Clean Energy 4 Raleigh

Solar power and energy efficiency can help businesses save money on their power bills, control operating costs in the face of rising utility rates, and become more energy-independent. There are limited-time solar tax credits, utility rebates, and financing options available to businesses in North Carolina until the end of 2015. …

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