The Newton-Needham Chamber is seeking nominations for its annual Green Business Awards. The awards recognize businesses and non-profits that are at the forefront of the sustainable and environmentally-friendly business movement.

To qualify a business or non-profit organization must meet the following criteria:

  • Located in Needham or Newton
  • Has made significant progress in reducing energy or other environmental strategies toward sustainability, and/or
  • Supplies green products or services

Green Needham is an active member of the Chamber’s Environment Committee, which organizes and runs the yearly programs. Green Needham and the Newton Needham Chamber encourage all eligible businesses to apply and will announce winners at the Annual Green Business Awards Breakfast on Thursday, May 19 2016.

Last year’s recipients included:

  • 2015 Needham Green Business of the Year: The Carpet Workroom at 39 Highland Circle
  • 2015 Green Initiative Award: Stacy’s Juice Bar at 1257 Highland Ave.
  • 2015 Green Initiative Award: The Bulfinch Companies at 250 First Ave.

Deadline for submissions is end of business Monday, February 29th, 2016.

The nomination form can be found online.

Businesses interested in hosting a table at the breakfast, or otherwise supporting the Chamber’s Green Business initiatives, please contact Lise Elcock at 617-244-1864.

Green Business Awards nominations now open
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