Biz Spotlights

Nov
26

Behind the Scenes: Waste reduction and composting at PDX

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Many businesses in Clark County are either considering or starting up collection programs for food scraps. But why compost food scraps? Across the river, PDX has a history of composting and waste prevention that demonstrates the long-term financial and environmental benefits. PDX has been composting since 2003, when it started divert...
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Oct
29

Green Business Spotlight: New Seasons Market

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Did you know that Vancouver, WA has the world's first Certified B Corporation grocer? New Seasons Market, a west-coast based grocery chain from Portland, OR gained B Corporation Certification in 2013. B Corps is an international certification for businesses that reach thorough standards of "social and environmental performance, transparency and acc...
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Oct
03

Green Biz Spotlight: Clark College

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​ Clark College has been educating in our community since 1933, and in more recent history, they have been leaders for large-scale sustainability. In 2014, Clark College was certified as a Green Business, but their sustainable practices began long before then.  Composting, conducting waste audits, and conserving resources have been business-as...
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Aug
29

Green Biz Spotlight: Trusty Brewing Co.

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Gary Paul, certified Green Business Owner Community, sustainability, and beer; what could be better? When it comes to the greater good, Trusty Brewing Company has a little bit of everything going on. Usually a brewery's biggest impact is the amount of water they use, but Trusty is unique. They were able to reduce their water intake by reusing cooli...
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Jul
31

Green Biz Spotlight: Berger ABAM

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Clark County Green Business has strong representation in downtown Vancouver, with nearly 20 downtown businesses certified to date. Among the most recent to get on board is the Vancouver branch of BergerABAM , a consulting firm with locations in Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada and Texas. BergerABAM offers sustainable planning and design servi...
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