Long Beach Green Business Recognition
On July 1, 2010, the City of Long Beach announced the launch of
the Long Beach Green Business Recognition Program, designed to encourage Long
Beach businesses who have implemented sustainable practices to share their
success stories and be recognized for going green.
Local businesses are
invited to submit an online application highlighting their green efforts.
Businesses who have implemented actions that reduce environmental impact, increase
efficiency and promote conservation will have their business
profile and best practices posted on www.sustainablelb.com
and will be recognized at a Sustainable City Commission meeting.
considered for recognition by the Long Beach Green Business Recognition
Program, a Long Beach business should demonstrate green business practices in
each of the following areas: Waste Reduction & Recycling, Alternative
Transportation, Green Purchasing, Water Conservation & Pollution
Prevention, Energy Efficiency & Conservation, and Staff Training &
Sustainability is a business strategy that has
staying power because it can increase worker productivity, improve a
company's public image and save money; none of which go out of
style. The Long Beach Green Business Recognition Program encourages businesses
to take responsibility and credit for positively contributing to a greener Long
Are you a Long Beach Green Business?
View the application
Resources for Green Businesses:
Water Efficient Rebates
California Edison Energy Savings for your Business
Featured City of
Long Beach Recognized Green Businesses:
Steamed Organic Vegetarian
The Steamed Mission is to provide organic, local, fresh,
fast food made with love, affordably to the community; to focus on the
sustainability of the earth and humankind. They incorporate green business
practices where possible using banana paper printed menus, compostable to-go
containers, and secondhand silver and placeware.
Averyboo Arts - Creativity
Averyboo Arts is a creativity center for childeren 2 to 9+
years old. Their mission is to nurture creativity and artistic freedom in young
children offering a variety of art classes and open-ended activities that
emphasize on fun, skill building, and developing confidence in their
Construction & Sustainable Solutions
Harding Construction &
Sustainable Solutions specializes in custom home building and remodling, home
energy upgrades, and green building within the greater Southern California
areas. They work with clients for energy efficient and environmental design
considerations that utilize green innovations. The result is a more
comfortable, sustainable and less wasteful than an average home, view their green business profile.
Inspired Design is a woman-owned and powered business here in Long Beach that
is committed to eco-friendly practices and offerings. They provide sustainable
marketing strategies, branding, web design, and creative services for
companies. They also offer eco-friendly printing on 100 percent tree-free
paper, and will plant a fruit tree in honor of every client they work with,
view their green business profile.
Specializing in sustainable hats and accessories made from salvaged and
recycled materials, Yellow 108 utilizes waste from eco textile factories to
create truly unique and "Limited Edition" products from season to season while
assisting factories in minimizing waste and increasing recycling. Yellow 108
also donates 2% of all sales to local Los Angeles non profits specializing in
socially responsible initiatives. For details about this company, visit their
Long Beach Depot for Creative Reuse
The only creative reuse
business in Southern California, the Long Beach Depot for Creative Reuse
serves as a hub for community members to donate items that are too good to
throw away so artists, teachers, and other community members can reuse them.
Their mission statement is to encourage, inspire and promote fun ways to reuse
items and materials. Located on 3rd Street and Elm, the Long Beach Depot for
Creative Reuse is actively involved in the community, and supports local
artists through the business. For more information, you can view their green business profile.
Aquarium of the
central attraction in the City of Long Beach, the Aquarium of the Pacific
features Pacific Ocean ecosystems in a fun, engaging way while educating
visitors about the importance of protecting our oceans and the effects of
climate change. See more information about the Aquarium of the Pacific's
. Also, see their business profile for some current efforts.
Green Coast Hydroponics
The first recognized business to complete the Office of
Sustainability Green Office Certification audit, Green Coast Hydroponics has
implemented sustainability practices throughout their business. For details
about this company, visit their business profile.
coastal habitat conservation, Tidal Influence is dedicated to sustainability in
all aspects of its business. For more information about Tidal Influence, visit
their business profile or check out their website.
Blue Gecko Landscape Design
Specializing in drought-tolerant, organic and sustainable landscaping, Blue
Gecko Landscape Design makes sustainable landscape artistic and beautiful. More
information about this business can be found in their business profile.
Market Gourmet Grocers
high quality organic produce, Kress Market focuses on sustainable food
throughout their market. For more details about Kress Market, please view their business profile.
energy efficiency and renewable energy, kW Engineering is committed to
sustainability. To learn more about this eco friendly business, view their business profile.
For more information, contact Jason Gallup at 562.570.5831 or email@example.com