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Minglewood – Plastic Sucks

Minglewood – Plastic Sucks

Five hundred million plastic drinking straws are used each day in the United States. That’s 182.5 billion straws each year. Because plastic straws are not recyclable, they eventually end up in our landfills, as litter on our streets, or clogging our streams and waterways. One block of Lexington restaurants and bars is taking a […]

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Broomwagon – A Leader in Waste Reduction

Broomwagon – A Leader in Waste Reduction

Green Check recently held its annual recognition ceremony to honor newly certified members.  One of the newest members, Broomwagon Coffee + Bikes, has gone above and beyond in the area of waste reduction and recycling. A basic recycling program is required of all Green Check businesses.  However, Broomwagon has always […]

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Bullhorn – Green Check Pilot Program Wins Green Initiative Award

Bullhorn – Green Check Pilot Program Wins Green Initiative Award

Commerce Lexington recently held its annual Salute to Small Business Awards. One of the 8 awards presented, the Green Initiative Award, honors small businesses that have prioritized the implementation of sustainable practices. According to the official criteria, demonstrated practices must include; “written policies, goals and metrics for green practices, provision […]

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Lexmark – Free Cartridge Recycling Program

Lexmark – Free Cartridge Recycling Program

As a leader in the industry of imaging products, Lexmark is also a model business for sustainability. Going green before green was cool; Lexmark introduced their award winning Lexmark Cartridge Collection Program (LCCP) in 1991. With more than 1 out of every 3 cartridges being returned, LCCP’s success is in […]

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Energy efficiency lighting and appliances.

Ross Tarrant Architects – A Living Laboratory

At Ross Tarrant Architects the old saying “practice what you preach” is more than just a concept, it’s a way of life. The architecture and design firm specializes in projects for the educational community (k-12 through university) and has gone to great lengths to transform their office space into a […]

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