Green Plus Member News

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

Apr
21
2009
Economic Stimulus Follow-up Roundtable - May 6

Presenter:  Jeremy Todd Browner, Esq. Hot Topic:  “How do I get my hands on some stimulus bill money?” When: Wednesday, May 6, 2009 from 11:30 to 1:00 PM Where: Chamber Office at 104 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill Who should attend: developers, architects, auto dealers, commercial/residential builders, computer service companies, …

Mar
25
2009
Chamber Delivers Insurance 'Miracle' with Discounted Rates

Small business doesn’t get much smaller than Bettye’s Flower Design on Purefoy Drive. Owner Bettye Jenkins operates out of a small building that sits just steps across the lawn from the back door of her trailer. Her friends Thomas and Mary Alice Eckman helped build the flower shop and currently …

Mar
9
2009
Chapel Hill Restaurant Group Is First Certified Green Plus Business

It can be a challenge to run a restaurant successfully while upholding high environmental standards.  Chapel Hill Restaurant Group not only successfully runs five restaurants in the Triangle area, but manages to do it while consistently pushing the environmental and social standards of how restaurants can be run. CHRG has …

Feb
28
2009
March 16 Presentation by the Author of Smart Green

A public presentation by Smart Green author, Jonathan Estes, will be hosted by the Center for Sustainable Enterprise at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School on Monday, March 16 at 6pm. At the subsequent reception early release copies of the book will be available. Mr. Estes, CEO of Strategic Measures, Inc., will present …

Feb
2
2009
'Local Business List Hits the Web' Article by The Daily Tar Heel

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce and DesignHammer have partnered to create WeBuyLocal.org. This website lists chamber members and is searchable by item or industry. In an effort to help their members succeed in these times of uncertainty, the Chamber launched this site on January 27, 2009. To read the …

Jan
30
2009
Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber First in NC to Offer Discounted Health Options

The Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with Piedmont Health, has created a pilot program to offer health care to its members at a discounted rate. Members who take advantage of this trial program will be able to visit any of Piedmont Health’s facilities and receive a doctor’s care and prescription …

Jan
30
2009
Bland Landscaping Sustainability Checklist

The Landscaping industry creates wonderful expressions of natural beauty that are enjoyed by many.  Good landscaping reduces carbon dioxide, cools the air, stabilizes soil and provides habitat for countless animals. Because we spend our days caring for the built environment, we realize more than most people that the time for positive …

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