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Green Business Bureau Monthly News For February 2014

 
 

Green Business is Growing in 2014!

This month we’re highlighting GBB members who are making waves for their innovations in sustainability. Our booming membership includes diverse companies from almost every industry, business size and geographic location. Why? Because the latest research shows that the growth rate for green business is rising faster than the conventional economy. As a green business, you’re positioning your company to lead both today and tomorrow.

Green Business Growth Rate


Welcome to Our New Members and Welcome Back to Our Renewing Members!

ARG, St. Petersburg, FL – All Green Gas, San Antonio, TX – Native First, Bakersfield, CA – Palm Beach Kennel Club, Palm Beach, FL – Clearview Systems, Fort Worth, TX –SecondwindCPAP, Tracy, MN – Green Van Lines, Dallas, TX – TG Embedded Systems, Cleveland, OH – Natural Daddy Green Web Hosting, Cincinnati, OH – Comeland Maintenance Service Co., Los Angeles, CA – 2Clean Commercial Cleaning Services, National Harbor, MD – Central Cleaners of Chestnut Hill, Boston, MA – E-Con Cleaning, Perth Western, Australia – Centurion Janitorial Services, San Francisco, CA –Tim Barkley Law Offices, Mount Airy, MD – Clean Sweep Group Inc, Beverly Hills, CA – B. Schreiner Excavating & Drilling, East Bay, CA – SmartKlean, Miami, FL – Superior Tubular Service, Houston, TX – City Express Exterminating, New York, NY – The Overton Firm, Little Rock, AR – AVI Home Improvement, Woodmere, NY – Sumner Environmental Inc., Coram, NY – Holbrook Days Inn, Pomona, CA – Hawthorn Suites Tempe, Tempe, AZ –Brook Farm Veterinary Center, Patterson, NY – Imprint Express, Framingham, MA – Web Promotions Internet Services, Toronto, Canada – Super8 Ukiah, Ukiah, CA – Lodge at Tiburon, San Francisco, CA – Holly Cleaners, Newton, MA – Veltimera, Los Angeles, CA –re:form YOGA, Carlsbad, CA – Essentia, Montreal, Canada – Clean Streak, Inc., Mills River, NC – Professional Building Maintenance, Sun Valley, CA – Ho Dental Company, Las Vegas, NV – Centurion Janitorial Services, San Francisco, CA – New Castle Lawn & Landscape, Birdsboro, PA – Agenthr Recruiting Group (ARG), St. Petersburg, FL –Quench, King of Prussia, PA


Member Spotlight

GBB Members Making Waves

GBB member Big Chef Online just received a proclamation from the mayor of Broward County, FL, declaring February 11, 2014 as “BIG CHEF APPRECIATION DAY”. Congrats to Big Chef, who makes delicious, healthy food to cater any occasion.

Big Chef With The Mayor

If you’re looking for a cool gift, check out GBB member, Native First, which makes Twisted Lidzz. These hats are hats made out of recycled plastic bottles by native people in the USA.

Rocking Twisted Lidzz

Always leading the way to happier teams and greener companies, GBB member,FlexJobs, was recently interviewed by CSR Wire to share insights on how telecommuting benefits your employees and the environment. Don’t forget to join GBB in supporting FlexJobs’ “1 Million for Work Flexibility campaign” to increase worker morale and decrease our collective carbon footprint.
1 Million for Work Flexibility
GBB member, Silvana K Designs, produces beautiful jewelry handmade in the USA from 100% recycled materials. Last month they recycled a record high 350 pounds of copper. That’s turning a lot of trash into treasure!

Jewelry Made from Recycled Copper

We also want to acknowledge one of GBB’s most inspiring members, Christine Feldmann of 2012 Rio.Designs. She’s currently competing to become the face of e.l.f. Cosmetics to promote humane and eco-friendly beauty products. Please join us in voting for Christine!

Christine Feldmann

 
 

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