Green Plus Member News

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

Jul
16
2013
North Carolina Coastal Federation earns Green Plus Certification!

The North Carolina Coastal Federation became the latest organization to earn Green Plus Certification, joining the ranks of more than 75 businesses and organizations around the country to earn the distinction.  It is also the first organization taking part in the Z. Smith Reynolds technical assistance program to earn Green …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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Jun
27
2013
Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation latest organization to earn Green Plus Certification
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Jun
3
2013
Green Plus Scholarships Available: Durham & Alamance County, NC, & St. Louis, MO

(April 4) Due to the generous support of companies and foundations, the Institute is sometimes able to provide free Green Plus scholarships to businesses in specific areas or that meet specific requirements. These scholarships allows businesses to take part in the Green Plus program, benefiting from all of its educational materials, networking opportunities, …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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May
7
2013
Green Plus Roundtable - Winning New Business Through Your Green Story

  Everyday, we hear stories about companies that are greening their business practices, and the reasons for doing so are varied.  It’s easy enough to implement new strategies, and share your sustainability philosophy with employees, but what do you do to ensure your customers know about your sustainability efforts?   …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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Apr
1
2013
$75 off membership with April's "Spring Greening" Discount!

For the month of April, Green Plus is offering $75 off the membership rate in our month-long “Spring Greening” discount.   Normally a $550 value, Green Plus membership will be available to all businesses (and businesses who renew their memberships) for only $475.  This price allows access to all of …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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Mar
5
2013
Reuse: Not Just About Sustainability, It’s Community Building

Remember when reuse was cool? Probably you don’t because since the post-WW ll Industrial Boom and the onslaught of the two headed monster of Madison Ave. and TV, newer, better, shinier has been cool. Unfortunately that culture has created a few problems: overflowing landfills, mountains of personal debt and a …

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Triangle Ecycling is on a mission to promote a new alchemy: converting e-waste into education. We provide a way for businesses, organizations and individuals to support sustainability education and give back to the Triangle community through electronics refurbishing and recycling.
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Feb
19
2013
Wilmington International Airport becomes first Green Plus Certified airport in the country

The Wilmington International Airport (ILM) based out of Wilmington, North Carolina, is the latest organization to receive Green Plus Certification.  ILM is the first business in Wilmington and the first airport in the country to achieve Green Plus Certification. Being Green Plus Certified means that the airport has shown a commitment to …

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Feb
5
2013
Raleigh-based Associa HRW earns Re-Certification

Congratulations to real estate and development manager Associa HRW for earning re-Certification with Green Plus.     Associa HRW has a pioneer sustainability program called “Associa Green,” which helps its community associations recycle and manage waste to maintain clean and healthy neighborhoods.  Through this program, individuals or communities can host …

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Feb
4
2013
Lube Stop earns Green Plus Re-Certification!

Congratulations to Lube Stop of Berea, OH, for earning re-Certification with Green Plus.  Located outside of Cleveland, Lube Stop is the largest chain of quick oil changes in Ohio.       Lube Stop, one of the first Green Plus businesses in the state of Ohio, produces and trademarks the …

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Jan
17
2013
Start 2013 off with a Green Plus Membership!

Happy 2013!  In celebration of the new year, we’re offering a $50 discount on Green Plus memberships for the month of January.   From now until Jan. 31, take advantage of this reduced rate to gain access to all of the our tools and resources, including: One-on-one coaching with our …

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