Biz Spotlights


Green Business Spotlight: Bikram Yoga Hazel Dell and Corwin Beverage Company


One year ago, Corwin Beverage Company and Bikram Yoga Hazel Dell were awarded Green Business of the Year Awards at our annual Green Awards ceremony. These businesses won because of their dedication to sustainability and the community. We caught up with these winners to see what they've been up to this past year! BIKRAM YOGA HAZEL DELL Bikram Yoga H...

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Green Business Spotlight: Magenta Theater

 Magenta Theater in the heart of downtown Vancouver is a local hub for the performing arts. They are a community-based 501(c)(3) non-profit community theater, relying on enthusiastic volunteers to bring live performances to the stage. Their dedication to the community and environment is apparent in everything they do, which earned them Green B...

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Green Business Spotlight: Legacy Salmon Creek

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Pollution and climate change impact health in diverse and negative ways, and healthcare providers have taken notice. In the Portland metro area, Legacy Health sees this connection and has been working for years to reduce their impact and raise awareness about environmental health. In Clark County, the Legacy Health Salmon Creek Medical Center was G...

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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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Green Business Spotlight: New Seasons Market


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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