COURTNEY PRESTON – EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

As Executive Assistant to our President and CEO, Courtney regularly contributes to U.S. Green Chamber projects, including fundraising and the expansion of our national reach. Courtney manages the U.S. Green Chamber calendar and business correspondence. She also writes for our blog and regularly generates U.S. Green Chamber social media content. As an Event Coordinator, Courtney…

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U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce Announces New President

U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce Announces New President —Former California Center for Sustainability Executive Director, Irene Stillings, Named U.S. Green Chamber President— SAN DIEGO, Calif. (October xx, 2012) – Today, the U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce (USGCC) announced the appointment of Irene M. Stillings as its president. Stillings has over 35 years of energy industry…

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Green Chamber Supports Prop. 37

The California Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act (Prop. 37) looks to add new labeling requirements to food retailers and producers that sell food products containing Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). GMOs, or biotechnology foods, are plants and animals that have features scientifically-engineered in order to ensure a higher yield. The main goal of Prop.…

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FTC Moves to Limit ‘Greenwashing’

On Monday the Federal Trade Commission updated their Green Marketing Guidelines, known as the Green Guides, to help limit misleading and false claims that products are ‘green’ or ‘environmentally friendly.’  This is the first revision since 1998.  The new sections include the use of carbon offsets, “green” certifications and seals, and renewable energy and renewable…

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Green Travel Tips!

Five easy ways to go green on your next vacation! 1. Unplug: Save electricity while you are away! Before you head out, unplug any appliance that won’t be in use while you’re gone such as computers, chargers, televisions, and microwaves. As much as 10 percent of the electricity used in your home is wasted energy…

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