Green Business
is Good Business

The Green Business Challenge (GBC) is a friendly points-based competition that challenges your business to reach for more efficient and sustainable practices in their operations. Joining the Challenge can benefit our environment and local community, while helping you improve your bottom line.

Check out these featured Challenge participants!

Dewberry

Dewberry

Dewberry

“Our participation in the 2011 Loudoun Green Business Challenge heightened our awareness of how simple changes in the workplace, as well as at home, can have a profound impact on the environment.”

Sunrise Landscape + Design

Sunrise Landscape + Design

“It is important for Sunrise Landscape + Design to participate in and promote the Green Business Challenge to show we not only care about the way the landscape looks, but we also strive to make a real contribution to the quality of the environment.”

Southland Industries

Southland Industries

"Southland is a leader in the green building movement and by participating in the Loudoun County Green Business Challenge, we are increasing awareness among our employees and promoting environmental stewardship for the health and safety of our people and their families."

Catoctin Creek Distilling Company

Catoctin Creek Distilling Company

2011 Winner - Innovation Award

Raytheon

Raytheon

2011 Winner - Large Business Category

Southland Industries

Southland Industries

2011 Winner - Medium Business Category

Express Lube & Car Wash

Express Lube & Car Wash

2011 Winner - Small Business Category

Green Business Buzz

Video: Overview of the Green Business Challenge
Posted December 7th, 2011

Watch this video for an overview of the Loudoun County Green Business Challenge for a summary of the program and its goals. You’ll hear from representatives from the Loudoun County Department of Construction and Waste Management about how the Challenge started, how it has grown, and where it’s going in 2012.
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Registration for the 2012 Green Business Challenge is Open!

Now that the awards have been given out, the 2011 Green Business Challenge has officially ended. So what does that mean? That it’s time to get ready for 2012, of course!

Registration is now open for the 2012 Challenge! To sign up, simply click this link or click on “Join In” at the top of the page. Creating your account will register you for the 2012 Challenge and also add you to our directory of green businesses in Loudoun County.

We’re working hard to make The Loudoun County Green Business Challenge bigger and better than ever, with a brand new scorecard (coming soon) and more opportunities for you to learn about sustainability and share your knowledge with others. We want your feedback, so please email us at greenbusiness@loudoun.gov with any questions or comments.

This program is brought to you by the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program, funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act) of 2009.

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