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People & Planet Award for Green Businesses - ACTION- VOTE for 3 Favs!


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Angelika
- 575 days ago - greenamerica.org
Green America is proud to introduce the top ten finalists for this winter's People & Planet Awards. Each of the ten businesses below made it through a very competitive initial round of voting by our panel of expert judges. Choose 3 businesses to win $5 K



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Angelika R. (143)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 11:13 am
Choose three businesses to win a $5,000 prize.

Green America is proud to introduce the top ten finalists for this winter's People & Planet Awards. Each of the ten businesses below made it through a very competitive initial round of voting by our panel of expert judges*, to advance to the final round of this contest rewarding green businesses nationwide for their contributions to a just and sustainable economy. Finalists for this second round of awards are expected to both represent an overall green way of doing business, and also shine in their commitment to getting to zero waste.

Please review the businesses below, and cast your votes for your three favorites by 5PM EST on Thursday, February 28. (Only three votes per person, please.)

Good luck to all of the finalists, and thanks for your commitment to people and the planet!

Vote for 3 of the Top Ten Nominees
(Listed in alphabetical order. Click on a business to learn more about its green commitment.
Check the boxes at left and click "Submit Votes" below to cast your votes. )
 

Angelika R. (143)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 11:19 am
Please visit site for the details of each of the ten selected finalists!
LIST:
American Textile & Supply
Contra Costa, CA

Compost Now
Raleigh, NC

First World Trash
Queens, NY

Green Citizen
San Francisco, CA

Grounds for Change
Poulsbo, WA

Hummingbird Wholesale
Eugene, OR

Preserve
Waltham, MA

Repurposed Materials
Denver, CO

Stay Vocal
Norwell, MA

Urban Ore
Berkeley, CA

Please view and note my separate post on COMPOSTNOW ( Meet CompostNow
 

Dandelion G. (387)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 12:49 pm
Thanks, good to see a vote for the best instead of for the worst.
 

Angelika R. (143)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 12:54 pm
LOL- indeed! Hope you voted!?
 

Angelika R. (143)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 12:57 pm
Folks- DO VOTE ! Help those leaders for a greener America win a prize, they need and deserve it. As the list shows, CA seems to be quite ahead .
 

Brian M. (145)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 12:59 pm
Noted. Voted. Shared. We'd have more green businesses if our government spent more money on greening this nation than on killing it with that kxl pipeline, not to mention waging war.
 

Angelika R. (143)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 1:03 pm
..Not to mention...not to mention... couldn't agree more, thx Brian!
 

JL A. (275)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 7:13 pm
I was proud how disproportionate western states were on this top ten list!
 

magdika-cecilia Perez (131)
Thursday February 21, 2013, 5:35 am
thanks!
 

magdika-cecilia Perez (131)
Thursday February 21, 2013, 5:35 am
thanks!
 

Angelika R. (143)
Thursday February 21, 2013, 6:47 am
I hope you folks DO check out the various contestants, view the videos, read what they do, it is well worth having a look!
 

Helen Porter (40)
Friday February 22, 2013, 2:33 am
noted and voted
 
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