Climate Action Collaborative

Think Local First: How Shopping Relates to Sustainability

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Sep 25, 2018 5:14:31 PM

Why does is it matter where I shop?

  • Fact: Did you know that only about 33.6% of the revenue from national chains is reinvested into the community, while approximately 64.8% of the revenue from local businesses gets reinvested into the local community? For the month of October, Walking Mountains is highlighting the benefits of thinking local for our environment, our economy, and our community.

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Topics: Forever Green, Climate Action Collaborative, Sustainability Tips

The Bookworm of Edwards - Purchasing for the Planet

Posted by Kimberly Schlaepfer on Jul 16, 2018 3:20:39 PM

The Bookworm of Edwards is a local book and coffee shop providing a wonderful and inviting atmosphere to eat, meet, and read all while enjoying delicious snacks and beverages. But not only is this coffee shop a local favorite, they are also an Actively Green certified business!

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Topics: Forever Green, Climate Action Collaborative, Sustainability Tips

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