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Oregon’s Eco-Logical Business Program (more commonly known as EcoBiz) is a statewide service that helps auto repair shops, body shops, landscapers and car washes go green. Companies receive free consulting services that help them reduce toxins, improve worker safety and decrease pollution in our waterways, air and land. Once they’ve met a set of standards they receive a certification and help marketing their companies. They can also receive discounts on licenses and other fees. BRING took over management of Lane County’s Ecobiz program in 2015 because it’s a perfect complement to our Rethink green business consulting program. In fact, businesses

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Numerous builders, developers, and contractors have utilized the services of the BRING Construction Materials Recovery and Reuse program in the past year. Two projects stand out as examples of how conscientious owners and contractors can achieve measurable results in waste reduction by working with the program. The owner and contractor remodeling an old church in the Friendly Street neighborhood took a material-conscious and environmentally-friendly approach to their project. The Arcadia Phase 2 project involved converting the old, single-story building into energy efficient two-story townhouses, preserving some of the unique characteristics of the structure in the process. The builders recovered nearly

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Are you ready to rethink? These companies aren’t just doing business – they’re doing good – by reducing waste, incentivizing alternative transportation, and giving back to the community. Rethink offers free assistance and certification for businesses in Lane County. Congratulations to Rosen Aviation on their rethink certification “Rosen Aviation embarked on a program to reduce our carbon footprint and create a more sustainable facility. Naturally, we turned to local experts for collaboration. As part of the Rethink program, BRING toured our facility and helped us identify ways to improve our sustainability practices while also increasing efficiency. In addition to suggested

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The Bold Steps Award recognizes Eugene-based sustainable businesses and represents a partnership between The City of Eugene, Eugene Mayor Lucy Vinis, and BRING. Updated from a once semi-monthly award to an annual award, the level of competition has increased as well as the visibility of the winner. For the City of Eugene, sustainability means considering and balancing all three aspects of the triple bottom line – people, planet and prosperity – to address the community’s present needs without compromising future generations. The Bold Steps award recognizes businesses that embody this vision and are taking bold steps in each area of

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