Green Plus Member News

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

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
6
2014
ISD partners with Ithaca, NY & Cornell University to launch first NY Green Plus program

The societal scale of the environmental problems we face today increasingly demand collaborative solutions. In Ithaca, NY, the Finger Lakes Green Plus Initiative (FLGPI) is one example of such a solution. FLGPI is a program of the Green Resource Hub (The Hub) to launch the first satellite center of the …

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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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Nov
14
2013
Assembled Products Corporation earns Recertification with Green Plus
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Nov
1
2013
Sustainability = Good Business and Huge Savings

At PetroLiance’s Cleveland facility, winters are long and cold and the facility boilers heat the offices, warehouse, and tanks to keep the lubricants flowing. Normally the boilers would run on natural gas, but modifications have been made to the boilers by Cleveland maintenance that allow them to burn the used …

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PetroLiance is one of the countries leading distributors of petroleum lubricants and fuels. In this complex business environment, companies must choose suppliers and business partners that will bring innovative, sustainable solutions to the challenges they are facing. PetroLiance has created an...
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Oct
14
2013
MDC Inc. of Durham earns Green Plus Certification

Congratulations to MDC Inc., for its recent Green Plus Certification!  MDC is one of 82 Green Plus Certified organizations around the country.   Headquartered in Durham, NC, MDC works around the country to expand and improve opportunities in disadvantaged communities.  MDC is one of ten nonprofit organizations that  are taking …

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Sep
17
2013
NC Center for Nonprofits earns Green Plus Certification

Congratulations to the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits for earning Green Plus Certification!   The NC Center for Nonprofits became the latest organization to earn Green Plus Certification, joining the ranks of more than 80 businesses and organizations around the country to earn the distinction.  It is now the second organization …

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