Biz Spotlights

Aug
29

Green Biz Spotlight: Trusty Brewing Co.

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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 cooling water to clean the brewing equipment. "...
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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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Jun
29

Green Biz Spotlight: WSU Vancouver

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WSU Vancouver , a certified Green Business since 2017, is a prime example of a green campus. Students and faculty practice many levels of sustainability on campus and abroad. Named a " Tree Campus USA " in 2016 by the Arbor Day Foundation, WSUV has met many standards to promote healthy trees and student involvement in tree conservation. To further ...
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May
29

Green Biz Spotlight: AmeriCorps for Green Business

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This month the spotlight shines not on a Green Business but within Clark County's Green Business program, to a hardworking AmeriCorps member, Jesse Barr. Barr started his AmeriCorps service with Green Business in October 2017 and is now the driving force behind food waste outreach in restaurants across the county. Barr spends his time reaching out ...
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Apr
26

Green Biz Spotlight: The Mighty Bowl

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​ When The Mighty Bowl's food truck became a certified Green Business in 2012, the owner Steve Valenta had not pictured the business becoming a brick and mortar restaurant in downtown Vancouver where it sits today. Transitioning from a green food truck to a green restaurant was difficult, but they pulled it off. "It's a no-brainer," said Valenta, r...
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