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Awards Ceremony
Green Business Challenge Awards and Kick Off
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 The GBC Awards Ceremony culminates our exciting year of promoting green business and growing a culture of sustainability throughout the greater Charleston area. We celebrate the achievement of real savings through sustainable practices and making meaningful connections between businesses and green and local products.

Year 4 Celebration and Kick Off
Charleston Councilmember, Michael S. Seekings, joined us in giving the awards and congratulating high achievers. 12 GBC participants received awards for ranking in the highest tier (by achieving 76 or more points). All participants who finish in a tier received a certificate.

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Check out a video of our year 4 Celebration!

Over 4 years of GBC impacts have been:
    • 348 businesses participating, ranging in size from 120 square feet  to 3.5 million square feet.
    • over $144,000 in savings
    • saving enough energy to power 5000+ homes in 1 year
    • conserving enough water to supply 100 homes for 1 year
    • reducing waste by 140+ trash trucks
    • recycling 150+ trucks full of materials and
    • implementing 1800 strategies.