Wed, 14 April 2010
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On today's Going Green Special with Jerred Morris from First Data credit card processing solution Guest Hosting for Amy.
This show put a spotlight on some of the leaders in the Going Green initiatives in Atlanta.
First up we had Brian Carr with the Clean Air Campaign. The Clean Air Campaign is a non-profit organization that works with employers, schools and commuters to encourage actions that result in less traffic congestion and better air quality. To learn more please go to www.cleanaircampaign.org
Next up we had on Patrick Vrana with Local Planet. Local Planet is an online offer site that links socially responsible and environmentally sustainable businesses to like minded consumers. As part of its launch, they are planning to donate $5000 to Atlanta charities. To learn more please go to www.localplanet.com
Next up we had on Christy Annis with Peas for Prosperity. Christy is a recovering attorney who has started this wonderful eco friendly pea based jewelry line where she is trying to help people in need...one pea at a time. She has partnered with the Samaritan House's EDGE program...Earning Dignity Gaining Employment program to help the homeless. To learn more about her work please go to www.peasforprosperity.com
We closed the show with our good friend Jeff Hix with Canefields Sugarcane Copy Paper and Indoff Greener Office Products. Jeff explained that Canefields Sugarcane Copy Paper is the most eco friendly copy paper available in the world. From the way the paper is manaufactured all the way to the paper itself you will not find a "greener" copy paper. To learn more about this paper go to www.canefieldsusa.com. To learn more about eco friendly offcice supplies like soy based ink toner check out http://greenpages.indoff.com. And to reach out to Jeff and get his thoughts about how to make your firm more green please go to his consulting site www.spokesconsulting.com
Also if you know of a business in Atlanta that we should know about please email Amy Otto at Amy @ atlantabusinessradio.com and we will try and get them on the show