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Certified Sustainable Businesses

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This is a sampling of businesses that have been certified under the Sustainability Alliance's Sustainable Business Certification. www.SustainabilityCertifications.org

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Certified Sustainable Businesses

  1. 1. Become a certified SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS A project of the Sustainability Alliance www.SustainabilityAllianceAZ.org www.SustainabilityCertifications.org
  2. 2. What types of organizations are certified? • Apparel • Artists/Galleries • Builders/Contractors • Entertainment venues • Food production • Lodging • Medical • Municipality • Non-profits • Nursery • Personal development • Professional services • Realtors • Restaurants • Retail • Schools • Transportation/tours • Vineyard/Winery
  3. 3. Three levels of certification BRONZE: CONSERVATIONIST SILVER; INNOVATOR GOLD: SUSTAINABLE
  4. 4. Eye Boutique of Sedona • Frames from recycled materials • Used glasses go to Malawi • Green cleaning products • Low-flow fixtures
  5. 5. City of Clarkdale, AZ • Permaculture garden • Requires native plants • Buys locally • Sustainability guidelines for builders
  6. 6. Yogi Yoga Wear • Workout clothes from recycled plastic bottles • Green cleaning products • Assesses employee satisfaction
  7. 7. Pedego Sedona Electric Bikes • Rents/sells electric bikes • 50% or more purchases are certified • Donates to conservation efforts • Educates customers
  8. 8. Taste of Marrakech • Local organic food • Recyclable take-away containers • Pay living wage • Involve employees in decision making
  9. 9. Verde Valley School • 75%+ waste diverted from landfill • Grows food for cafeteria • Grows food school lunches • Volunteers in community and Malawi • Publishing sustainability report
  10. 10. Old Town Center for the Arts • Recycles • Gives preference to durable/reusable items • Sponsors sustainable events
  11. 11. ChocolaTree Restaurant • Healthcare and above- market wages • Profit sharing to senior staff • All organic or ‘wildcrafted’ foods • Composts food waste • Buys green power
  12. 12. Clear Creek Vineyard and Winery • Geese, not pesticides • Passive solar fermentation • Cover crop for fertilizer • Pays a living wage
  13. 13. • Recycles your stuff • Hires disabled adults • Conducts free waste audits • Teaches in schools Sedona Recycles
  14. 14. Jay’s Bird Barn • Efficient lighting • FSC certified paper • Repurposes water jugs • Advocates/educates for conservation
  15. 15. El Rincon Restaurant • Recycles cooking oil to biofuels • Funded solar on schools • Offsets some carbon emissions • Donates to local community efforts
  16. 16. Artline Graphics • Chooses a green printer for clients • Green cleaning products • ‘Zero waste’ (90% diversion from landfill)

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