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  • Public Invited to Green Business Program Luncheon Event Honoring Certified Green Businesses

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    January 08, 2019
    Businesses that have achieved certification during the past year as “green” businesses from the Green Business Program of Santa Barbara County (GBPSBC) will be honored on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 during a luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Hotel Corque, located at 400 Alisal Road in Solvang.  The cost of the luncheon is $40.00 per person, if the registration and payment are received by March 4th, or $50.00 per person for registrations and payments received after that date.

    Seth Streeter, Founder and CEO of Mission Wealth, a certified “green” business, and founder of Sustainablefuture.org , will serve as the keynote speaker.  Sustainablefuture.org is an impact-making organization designed to align and empower Santa Barbara County to become a leading sustainable region for the world to follow.  For more information on SustainableFuture.org, please visit their website at www.Sustainablefuture.org.

    The GBPSBC is a public/private partnership providing incentives, support, and recognition to participating businesses that implement sound environmental management practices and are superior environmental stewards.  Since its inception in December 2008, the GBPSBC has helped over 100 local businesses and organizations save money and protect, preserve, and improve the environment.  At this year’s Luncheon, over two dozen local businesses will be recognized for becoming “green” certified businesses.  Currently, businesses in the following sectors are eligible to apply for certification:  general office/retail stores, restaurants, lodging establishments, automotive shops, multi-family residential complexes, breweries, and manufacturers.  Other sectors will be added in the future based on available resources, demand, and community interest.

    To obtain more information about the GBPSBC Luncheon and to RSVP, please visit the GBPSBC website at www.GreenBizSBC.org.  For additional information, please contact the County of Santa Barbara Public Works Department, Resource Recovery & Waste Management Division, at (805) 882-3616 or send an e-mail message to anakash@cosbpw.net.  RSVPs are due by March 4, 2019.

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