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Thurston Green Business News

News, updates, and announcements regarding Thurston County’s effort to promote green practices in our businesses and communities.

Close to 100 Businesses Honored at Thurston Green Business Luncheon

April 11th, 2019|Categories: Thurston Green News|

Recipients of the Thurston Green Business recognition program were announced at the Chamber’s Annual Thurston Green Business Awards & EXPO Forum on Wednesday, April 10 at the Hotel RL Olympia. The event’s keynote speaker was [...]

Thurston Green Awards & Expo with Keynote by Rachael Taylor-Tuller of Lost Peacock Creamery

March 26th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Close to 100 businesses applied for a Thurston Green designation this year and the community will celebrate them at the Chamber's April Forum on Wednesday, April 10 at 11:30 a.m. at the Hotel RL Olympia. [...]

South Sound Solar, Inc. announces a new division, Sustainable Electric

January 16th, 2019|Categories: Thurston Green News|

South Sound Solar is pleased to announce a new division, Sustainable Electric. With the same dedication to customer service as South Sound Solar, Sustainable Electric offers full service electrical for residential and commercial properties, including; New [...]

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Go Green: Vanpooling took 1,300 vehicles off Thurston County Roads in 2018

January 16th, 2019|Categories: Thurston Green News|

For many people, vanpooling is a cost-effective and convenient commute alternative to driving alone to work.  It also lowers carbon emissions so is a greener commute alternative.  Carbon emissions contribute to global warming, which endangers [...]

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Thurston Green Business Applications Are Now Open

January 16th, 2019|Categories: Thurston Green News|

The Thurston Green Business designation program has a mission of connecting and celebrating sustainable businesses and organizations in Thurston County and enhancing the overall environmental and economic health of our community. Briefly, the program recognizes [...]

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New Shared Garbage Compactor Ready for Downtown Businesses

December 17th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  NEW DOWNTOWN GARBAGE COMPACTOR  Date of Release: December 3, 2018                                             [...]

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Hassle-Free Tree Recycling in Lacey, Thanks to the Scouts!

December 17th, 2018|Categories: Thurston Green News|

Thanks to the hard work of local Boy Scout troops, the residents of Lacey don't have to worry about disposing of their Christmas trees after the holidays. Now in its seventh year, the Scout's "Tree [...]

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“GREENLIGHT” ON OLYMPIA NISSAN

December 5th, 2018|Categories: Thurston Green News|

We are proud to celebrate area businesses and organizations that practice sustainability. Olympia Nissan has taken several measures in its service department to reduce waste and practice sustainability. Recycled Items Include: Oil and all Oil [...]

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