Green Resources

Green Resources

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No Better Way to Celebrate Earth Day Than to #shopgreen! -

Did you know that we have a Shop Green app?! Make finding a certified green businesses as easy as 1-2-3! Search and support thousands of innovative businesses throughout California, from auto shops to restaurants, that work hard to ensure their business practices are more sustainable. Vote with your wallet and support businesses that care about the planet and your community! Search your app store for “California Green Business Program” and look for the logo.

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The Story of Stuff – a must watch

The Story of Stuff is an animated film created by Annie Leonard. She teaches us all of how “things” are created and the embodied energy it’s involved in creating all those “things.” The creator takes us on a ride from extraction through sale, use and disposal, and how it all affects us and our communities. The Story of Stuff is a great wake up call to help us understand the underside of production and consumption in a very easy manner of fact that it is hard not to change our habits on over consumption.

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Business Bites

Growing Green Business in San Benito County -

San Benito County is famous for fertile farmland, and now Green Business will be growing here too! Thanks in part to State funding, San Benito County’s Integrated Waste Management Regional Agency has revitalized the San Benito Green Business Program which includes the Cities of Hollister, San Juan Bautista, and unincorporated San Benito County.

The recently re-launched program is quickly gaining momentum with several local leaders already engaging in the certification process including Credo Studio and Jardines de San Juan in San Juan Bautista, and the San Benito County Arts Council, San Benito Chamber of Commerce, Jayleaf & Suprema and Fisher’s in Hollister.

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