People’s Choice Awards: The Top Ten Nominees Are In!

Submitted by greenamerica on September 20, 2010

People’s Choice Awards: The Top Ten Nominees Are In!

Every year, Green Americans nominate their favorite green businesses for the People’s Choice award. Find out below who made the cut of the top ten most popular green businesses. Voting will be open till October 6, and the award will be announced at the Green Festival in San Francisco. Meet the top 10 nominees...

People's Choice Awards Top 10 Nominees
(Listed in alphabetical order)

1. Brittanie's Thyme
Cedar Springs
, MI
"Small, upcoming company providing USDA-certified organic skin-care that is safe, economical and truthfully green. No excess packaging, reasonable prices, great natural products for your skin (and they work!)."
—Freyja G., La Grange, IL

2. Digital Hub
Chicago, IL |
"I work with dozens of printers as a marketing professional. Digital Hub stands out in its choices to voluntarily reduce its carbon footprint and preserve the Earth while continuing to deliver a great product."
—Nicholas Q., Homewood, IL

3. Ecobunga
San Carlos, CA|
"This site works to help consumers save money and to encourage purchasing of greener products. They really work hard to find the best green deals and keep the site up to date with the latest green discounts."
—Elizabeth L., Swissvale, PA

4. Faerie's Dance
Harbor City
, CA

"This one-woman company offers affordable, beautiful, sustainable organic clothing, all beneficial for the consumer and environment (with the widest range of eco-intimates I’ve ever seen!)"
Trisha F., Raleigh, NC

5. gDiapers
Portland, OR |
"50 million diapers get tossed each day and each one takes up to 500 years to biodegrade. Ick. Home compost, toss, or flush the biodegradable gRefill for the smallest footprint on earth. gDiapers break down in 50-150 days."
—Rob D., Lake Oswego, OR

6. Grounds for Change
Poulsbo, WA |
"Fresh roasted high quality coffee. Organic, Fair Trade, shade grown, carbon-free certified, 1% For the Planet. They are always looking for ways to reduce their business' impact on the planet and improve the lives of those that live on it."
—Jodi R., Bethel Park, PA

7. Hazelnut Kids
Traverse City, MI |
"This is by far my favorite green toy store: incredible customer service and a great selection. Easy- to-navigate site, and a tree planted for every toy sold."
—Mare D., Sag Harbor, NY

8. Stay Vocal
Norwell, MA |
"Not only are they re-styling t-shirts that will just be thrown away, they ALSO package in recycled boxes! Repurposing stuff that is landfill bound is a great thing to do... best re-use project I've ever seen."
—Jennifer V., Las Vegas, NV

9. Theo Chocolate
Seattle, WA |
"I'm continually amazed at how deeply Theo cares about their community making sure the farmers are being paid well through transparent processes, letting farmers voice their needs, and educating the public about Fair Trade."
—Cat G., Corvallis, OR

10. We Add Up
Wickliffe, OH |
"They use 100-percent certified organic cotton for their tees, are a carbon-neutral company, offer carbon-free shipping, and they donate 12 percentof their sales to environmental non-profits."
—Hollie Ann H., Canton, OH

Vote for your favorite at the Green America website »


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