Green Plus Member News

Features, articles and news about Green Plus members written by Green Plus staff and Green Plus Members

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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Oct
27
2014
The 2014 Sustainable Enterprise Awards Winners are....

We are pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the Green Plus Sustainable Enterprise Awards!  The winners are……   Sustainable Enterprise of the Year: Cocoa Cinnamon Cocoa Cinnamon, a two-year-old coffee shop in Durham, NC, is this year’s recipient of the Sustainable Enterprise of the Year award.  Cocoa Cinnamon prides itself …

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Oct
9
2014
On Sale Now!  Tickets for the 2014 Sustainable Enterprise Awards

Tickets are now on sale for this year’s Green Plus Sustainable Enterprise Awards. The awards will take place Sunday, Nov. 9, at the first Certified Green Plus business — Mez Contemporary Mexican Restaurant in Durham, NC. Mez will provide a delicious brunch for attendees, and Green Plus will recognize small …

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Oct
1
2014
DEADLINE EXTENDED: 2014 Sustainable Enterprise Awards

The deadline for the 2014 Sustainable Enterprise Awards nominations has been extended one week. The new deadline for nominations is now Midnight on Oct. 8, 2014.  Nomination forms can be found here. You can nominate yourself, or your favorite triple bottom line business.   As a reminder, award categories include: Green Plus Sustainable …

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Jan
2
2014
North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association earns Green Plus Certification

Congratulations to the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association on its recent Certification with Green Plus!  NCSEA now joins 83 other businesses and organizations around the country to earn Green Plus Certification. NCSEA joined Green Plus as part of a scholarship opportunity offered by the Z. Smith Reynolds foundation.  Ten organizations …

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Dec
11
2013
Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools earns Recertification!

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools is the most recent organization to earn Recertification with Green Plus.  One of the earliest adopters of the Green Plus program, Chapel Hill-Carrboro City schools was the first school district in the country to take part and earn Certification through Green Plus. “Being Green Plus …

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Nov
19
2013
NC GreenPower latest organization to earn Green Plus Certification!

NC GreenPower, a nonprofit organization based in Raleigh, is the latest organization to earn Green Plus Certification.  They now join the ranks of more than 80 businesses and nonprofits around the country to earn the distinction. NC GreenPower provides customers with the chance to invest in alternative energy projects or …

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