Trying to reduce plastic in your life? Why not consider cleaning with baking soda, which is sold in CARDBOARD packaging! Make homemade deodorant. Combine equal parts baking soda, tea tree oil and cornstarch. Mix well and keep in airtight container. Remove dirt and grime from floors without leaving scratch marks. Use 1/2 cup baking soda in … Continued
Bridging The Gap’s Green Business Network is a network of environmental professionals and business people who all share a common goal: making sustainable business decisions that protect our natural resources AND make good business sense.
Basically, we’re a group of people who share a passion for all things sustainable in the workplace. For some of us, sustainability is our job. We’re sustainability coordinators, company green team leaders, environmental consultants or offer a green service or product. Others of us want to see our workplace become more sustainable or have a personal passion for going green.
Since 1999, the Green Business Network has educated, connected and inspired hundreds of metro area businesses to implement sustainable initiatives in the workplace.
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An annual membership helps you capitalize on the experiences of your peers who are ready to help facilitate your journey toward responsible business decisions.
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Join a group of Kansas City area businesses who share their environmental successes and challenges, exchange ideas, and encourage one another to make sound operational decisions that not only save resources but often save money. Events highlight sustainability efforts taking place in businesses across the region, and members receive free or reduced admission to events.Become a member
The passion and expertise of our members make us who we are – a great network of sustainably-minded businesses
The Green Business Network has more than 60 member organizations and individuals from all different sectors, large and small. Collectively, members bring years of experience in energy efficiency management, waste reduction and recycling, water conservation, green team leadership, native landscaping, green office cleaning, green purchasing and more for businesses.
Meet A Member
Get to know your fellow network members with our member spotlight. Meet Jenny Fine, owner of K-9 Cabin LLC. We recently chatted with Jenny to learn more about how she’s incorporating sustainability into her doggie daycare business and her message for others wanting to make a difference.Meet Jenny
Curious about what events we've already done? Go back and see the places we've visited and the topics we've covered through the Green Business Network's past program offerings.
What's happening now
Pollution Prevention Intern Program — Now Accepting Applications for Host Companies The Pollution Prevention Institute, or PPI, part of Kansas State University Engineering Extension, is now accepting applications to host a pollution prevention intern for summer 2020. During their 10-week placements, interns will research and develop projects for their host companies that will prevent pollution … Continued
A Green Business Network Member Spotlight Meet Jenny Fine, owner of K-9 Cabin LLC and member of the Green Business Network. We recently chatted with Jenny to learn more about how she’s incorporating sustainability into her doggie daycare business and her message for others wanting to make a difference. For Jenny Fine, when … Continued
Bar K is a destination bar, restaurant and dog park located on the Kansas City riverfront directly to the west of Berkley Riverfront Park. Utilizing property adjacent and under the Heart of America Bridge, Bar K launched its riverfront location in August of 2018. In just one year, this unique business has attracted over 175,000 people and 130,000 dogs to … Continued
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Johnson County, Kansas
Retired, US EPA Region VII
Solar Side Up
City of Kansas City, Missouri
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Green Business Network Program Manager
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