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Re: Green Business Programs

Karen - 

The Montana P2 Program is implementing the EcoStar Program, modeled after
King County's Enviro Stars program. It's a simple public recognition
program - they fill out an application; we review them; follow-up with a
site visit if possible to verify information on the application. Recipients
get window decals, certificates, press releases, table displays, and
nomination for the annual SBA P2 Award.

If you like, I can send an application to give you an idea of what's involved.

Contact Laurel Tomchick at King Couty for info on the Envir Stars Program


At 11:02 AM 4/9/98 -0700, you wrote:
>P2 Folks:
>I'm trying to collect information about Green Business Programs around the
>country. Green Business Programs are incentive-based voluntary programs in
>which companies receive official recognition for their environmental
>management practices. Usually these practices involve complete compliance
>with all environmental regulations, or pollution prevention , or both. In
>my searches I've discovered examples from northern California, Vermont, and
>Alaska; however I believe more of these exist.
>If you know of other examples of programs like these, could you please let
>me know?
>Karen Sundheim (GCI)
>Pollution Prevention Librarian
>US EPA Region 9
>75 Hawthorne Street, PMD9
>San Francisco, California  94105
>Phone: 415-744-1508
>Fax: 415-744-1474
>Email: <Sundheim.Karen@epamail.epa.gov>
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