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Jan
23
2013
New Podcast! Employee Training and Education with Bellingham Cold Storage

In the first of a series of podcasts brought to you by the Hitachi Foundation, Green Plus Community Coordinator Amanda Komar spoke with three representatives from Bellingham Cold Storage, based in Bellingham, Washington.    Karen Hollingsworth, Sheryl Hershey, and Doug Thomas spoke with Amanda about BCS’s great employee engagement and training …

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Jan
21
2013
Video: Chris Carmody On How Green Supply Chains Are Transforming Business

Institute for Sustainable Development (ISD) Executive Director Chris Carmody interviewed here on how green supply chain requirements are transforming global business. Carmody discusses the Environmental Help Desk for Business, a portal that helps large companies connect with and educate suppliers and assists small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) navigate green supply chain …

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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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Jan
15
2013
Two new organizations earn Green Plus Certification, Six earn Re-Certification

Over the past few weeks, you’ve probably noticed several announcements from us recognizing organizations that have earned Green Plus Certification or Re-Certification.  We’re happy to include a total list below.   In total, two new organizations in North Carolina have earned Green Plus Certification, and six organizations from three different states have earned Re-Certification. …

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Jan
14
2013
Pantek Inc. earns Re-Certification with Green Plus

Congratulations to Pantek Inc. of Independence, OH, for earning re-Certification with Green Plus.     Located outside of Cleveland, Pantek Inc. that offers IT services and technical support to clients.  Owners Barry and Linda Zack have always operated their business with the environment in mind, from their office space to …

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Jan
9
2013
Stay Online becomes first Green Plus Certified Organization in Creedmoor, NC

Stay Online, a computer power and connectivity supplier, is the latest organization to earn Green Plus Certification.   Located in Creedmoor, North Carolina — a suburb of Raleigh — Stay Online is the first organization in its community to take part in Green Plus and the first to earn Certification. …

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Jan
4
2013
Congratulations to strategic marketing firm Comma for earning Recertification

Congratulations to Hillsborough, North Carolina’s, Comma for its recent Re-Certification with Green Plus.   Comma was one of Green Plus’ first Certified organizations, and owner Libbie Hough — who started the business out of her home — has made triple bottom line sustainability part of the strategic marketing agency’s business model. …

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Dec
20
2012
Wenger Feeds earns Green Plus Re-Certification

  Congratulations to Lancaster, Pennsylvania’s, Wenger Feeds for its recent Re-Certification with Green Plus.   Wenger Feeds was the first agricultural business to take part in Green Plus, and one of the first in Lancaster.  Wenger Feeds excels in incorporating common-sense sustainability practices, like recycling used oil and oil filters …

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Dec
18
2012
jke marketing & communication earns Green Plus Re-Certification

Congratulations to Lancaster, Pennsylvania’s, jke marketing & communication for its recent Re-Certification with Green Plus. Jennifer Engle, the owner of jke marketing & communication, runs her business out of her home, so not only does is sustainability a priority for her business, but those efforts translate to her home, as …

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Dec
13
2012
Yes! Solar earns Green Plus Re-Certification

Congratulations to Cary, North Carolina’s, Yes! Solar Solutions for its recent Re-Certification with Green Plus.   Yes! Solar earned its Re-Certification through such practices as partnering with other local sustainability groups to develop new solar energy projects and retrofitting its facilities to improve its energy efficiency.   “The Green Plus …

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