Get ready as May is National Bike Month! Most cities around the country will be having opportunities to participate in cycling activities all month long. Make sure to mark your calendars for National Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 18th! Not only is biking a fun and sustainable way to commute, but it is a great way to help your employees save money, reduce stress, and get fit.
Two weeks ago we announced our 100 Cities for Changecampaign, a
progressive movement aiming to unite 100,000 businesses in 100 cities
across the nation in an effort to promote sustainable economic, social,
and environmental business practices.Since then, new change members have been rolling in. Please welcome: Mezzetti & Associates –
A private Legal firm established in 1991 and incorporated in the District of Columbia.
Hello Eco- A consulting firm that assists business clients
improve business performance through green initiatives. KBM Facility Solutions- A janitorial and facility services that
provides reliable service with superior quality for you and your
A leader in clean electric transportation and storage technologies with a history in electric transportation dating back to 1989. Discovery Screening Thermal Imaging-
A breast cancer clinic that specializes in early detection thermal imaging.
Great Green Editing partners with green businesses and socially conscious organizations to ensure their website copy is flawless. GreenWorld Partners–
Facilitates the advancement of innovative ideas and technologies through
collaboration and imagination.
Buster Biofuels– initiates, establishes and services “green initiatives” for restaurants and companies in San Diego County. GRN Events
is a unique event planning, public relations, and design firm with
big ideas and an even bigger enthusiasm for what we do.
Advanced Alternative Energy Corp a leader in developing innovative combustion systems designed to solve the problems, both economic and environmental, inherent in using direct combustion as a means to manage a wide range of waste streams. A key focus of the Cities for Change campaign is to make it available to the whole community, at any industry level. All of these members were able to join the movement at only $99, a $4000 value. Click here to view the benefits you can expect when you sign up or renew!
U.S. Green Chamber Participates in the 7th Annual SDG&E Energy Showcase
What: 7th Annual SDG&E Energy Showcase
When:May 11th, 7:00 AM- 12:00 PM Where:Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina located at: 1380 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92101 Cost: FREE so Register Now! The U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce will be present as an exhibitor in the 7th Annual
SDG&E Energy Showcase to help educate and spread sustainability highlighting many new technologies that not only save energy but cut costs.This free event is open to the public and is features 75 local, national, and international exhibitors who can demonstrate new technologies that will help your business’ bottom line.
There will also be multiple educational seminars throughout the day featuring
various energy-saving topics. The U.S. Green Chamber will be spreading
awareness of the Cities for Change Campaign and offering on-site sign ups.
Chemical Companies Rejoice at FDA’s Decision on BPA
This past Friday, March 30th2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it will continue to allow the chemical bisphenol-A (BPA) in food and beverage containers. The decision was in response to the Natural Resource Defense Council’s 2008 petition request for a ban on BPA by March 31.
THE INITIAL CONTROVERSY
The Natural Resource Defense Council’s concern is that the chemical bisphenol-A, which is found in plastic food packaging, coated metal cans…