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Nominate Your Business For the Summer People & Planet Award: Innovation in Recycling

July 2, 2015
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Nominate a great company by July 6 to win Green America’s Summer 2015 People & Planet Awards. This round of our quarterly green business awards program is dedicated to innovation in recycled products. Does this sound like your business? Have you come up with creative ways to keep materials out of landfills? Are you finding new uses…

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Update Your National Green Pages® Listing for the 2016 Edition

June 3, 2015
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Members: It’s time to get listed! Your Green Business Network Membership includes your FREE listing in the print edition of the National Green Pages®.  Check or create your listing for the next edition and make updates. Log in to your Member Portal to confirm or update your listing by June 30. Your Member Portal gives you direct…

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Two Huge Non-GMO Victories

June 3, 2015
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Two Huge Non-GMO Victories

Thanks to GMO Insiders and Green America’s GMO Inside Campaign, two more top corporations have made major non-GMO commitments. So far in 2015, we’ve already seen Hershey’s announce a transition to non-GMO sugar, and Nestle commit to removing artificial flavors and colors from chocolate products. The tides are turning against GMOs, and now two more big announcements show…

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Join Us at the DC Green Festival Expo, June 5-7

June 2, 2015
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Join Us at the DC Green Festival Expo, June 5-7

Join us at the 11th annual DC Green Festival Expo, June 5-7. We’ll see you at the DC Convention Center for America’s largest and longest-running sustainability event.  Check out the Preview Guide to plan your weekend. Plus it’s time to vote for a great non-profit to win the DC Green Festival Community Award! Get your ticket…

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Green America’s Raise The Bar Hershey Campaign Honored with Benny Award

February 5, 2015
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Activists honored the Raise the Bar Hershey Campaign with the Activists Choice BENNY Award, celebrating the work of Green America’s coalitional efforts with allies to push Hershey into addressing child labor in its supply chain. The BENNY Award recognizes Green America’s efforts with Global Exchange and the International Labor Rights Forum. This powerful work brought…

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Tell Sabra: GMO Hummus is Not a Health Food

February 5, 2015
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Is hummus a health food? Not when it’s full of GMOs like dips from Sabra. Once a small business, Sabra is now owned by PepsiCo and has grown to dominate the hummus world with a “healthy alternative” image. Tell Sabra to stop mixing in the GMOs. Take Action: Sabra needs to hear from green businesses…

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Best Year Ever: 2014 Policy Successes & 2015 Agenda

February 5, 2015
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Best Year Ever: 2014 Policy Successes & 2015 Agenda

Thanks to your support and our track record over the years, 2014 was Green America’s best year ever! Here’s our latest victories in growing the green economy, and our plans for continued success in 2015. Let’s start with the latest news from this year: One hundred eighteen members of the Green Business Network and the…

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Advertise in Green American Magazine – 2015 Editorial Calendar Announced

February 5, 2015
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Advertise in Green American Magazine – 2015 Editorial Calendar Announced

Be part of the 2015 calendar and promote your business to green consumers! Reserve your ad now and get 15% discount. Place your ad by 3/15 for a 15% discount. Email Denise Hamler at denisehamler @greenamerica.org or call 202-872-5303. Click for reservation form (PDF) » Green American Magazine Issue 100 | Credit: Green America This…

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Tell President Obama: Rethink Fracking!

February 5, 2015
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Tell President Obama: Rethink Fracking!

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has led to a domestic oil boom—at a high cost to the environment and communities. New York has just banned fracking. President Obama needs to hear from businesses that it’s time to stop expansion of fracking nationally and get strong standards in place. Green America applauds Governor Andrew Cuomo’s December 2014…

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Global Divestment Day Feb. 13-14 from 350.org

February 5, 2015
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Join 350.org to make fossil fuel history on Feb 13-14 with Global Divestment Day. Collectively, we’ve moved $50 billion from the fossil fuel industry so far. Take part in 350.org’s double-day of action to move billions more. The fossil fuel industry is both fueling the climate crisis and blocking serious action. Global Divestment Day calls…

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