Long Beach green business

LBCC to Host innovate!socal 2014 Entrepreneurship and Innovation Conference

lbcc-innovate-socal-2014 Long Beach City College has announced the speaker lineup for its first major entrepreneurship and innovation conference, innovate!socal 2014, taking place on January 16, 2014 from 8:00AM to 6:00PM at the new Long Beach Arena.

Harding Construction & Sustainable Solutions Receives Green Business Award

lb-green-business-award Wes Harding, President Harding Construction & Sustainable Solutions, Robin Thorne, City of Long Beach Sustainable City Commission Chair, and Larry Rich, City of Long Beach Sustainability Coordinator Small and large businesses are recognized for green business practices that promote sustainability as a business strategy and for implementing actions that improve the environment, increase efficiency and conservation, and save money in six sustainability categories.

Governor Awards Aquarium for a Decade of Environmental, Economic Leadership

Aquarium of the Pacific - Photo by Barbara Holbrook. Aquarium of the Pacific – Photo by Barbara Holbrook. Governor Edmund G. Brown has recognized the Aquarium of the Pacific for its role in California’s environment and economy. The Aquarium of the Pacific is the first among museum, zoos, and aquariums to receive the Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award (GEELA).

City of Long Beach Names Aquarium of the Pacific a Certified Green Business

Solar panels on the roof of the Watershed Exhibit are just one of the reason the Aquarium of the Pacific was named a Green Business by the Office of Sustainability. After a thorough application and auditing process, the City of Long Beach Office of Sustainability has named the Aquarium of the Pacific in its Green Business Recognition Program.

SH Company Demonstrates System to Turn Algae into Eco-Friendly Fuel

Algae-based fuel demo from Sustainable Now Technologies That pond scum growing in your bird bath could someday be powering your car. Right now, companies like Signal Hill’s Sustainable Now Technologies (SNT) are developing ever-more efficient ways of converting algae into fuels that are cost competitive with gas and oil.

City announces Green Business Recognition Program to highlight local businesses green efforts

green-business-recognition-program On Thursday July 1, 2010, The City of Long Beach announced a Long Beach Green Business Recognition Program, designed to encourage Long Beach businesses that have implemented sustainable practices to share their success stories and be recognized for going green.

SENSUI New Beauty: solar-powered, green day spa opens in Seal Beach

sensui-new-beauty SENSUI New Beauty, a new solar-powered green day spa that opened this month in Seal Beach, integrates green building concepts with natural beauty principles to provide a healthy and relaxing escape for patrons, with minimal environmental impact.

5K Race and Green Expo to benefit youth programs

green-businesses-5k Green park (El Dorado Park), green race (Running Out of Time 5k), green expo (Long Beach Green Businesses), and everyone’s favorite green ($500) to the winners of the 5K race! Long Beach Green Business Association presents the first annual 5k race to benefit Green Youth Programs. 

InkPeace: Inexpensive ink replacements that “do good”

inkpeace EverythingLongBeach recently spoke with Mark Hawkins, CEO of InkPeace,  via email. He talked about his inspirations, his challenges and what’s it’s like having a business in Bixby Knolls. How long have you been in business?: InkPeace opened its doors July 2008.

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