Vermont Business Nominated for Prestigious National Green Business Award

first_imgHUNTINGTON, Vt. Green Living Now, LLC ( is external)) announced today that their web-based natural and organic household products business was voted one of the top ten finalists for the Coop America People’s Choice Award for Green Business of the Year. The award recognizes business leaders committed to social and environmental responsibility. Thousands of companies were nominated, but only the ten highest vote getters made it to the finals. All of the companies had to be Coop America members, having passed their strict screening process.What makes Green Living Now unique is that they only sell the products that Amy Todisco, founder and owner, researches and uses herself. “There are too many products marketing themselves as ‘natural’ and ‘organic’ that really aren’t much better than their conventional counterparts,” she says. Green Living Now does the research so consumers don’t have to. They also provide a free monthly newsletter and many informative articles on green living. Amy’s work as a ‘green living expert’ was featured on WPTZ News Channel 5 TV, which aired across the country on other Hearst Argyle affiliates.Green Living Now is an active member of the Richmond Area Business Association (RABA). Amy works on RABA’s Website, Visitor Outreach, and Buy Local subcommittees. She’s also in charge of the new online local business directory for the town of Huntington, and is a member of the newly formed town website committee. Amy is also involved in drafting an economic development plan for Huntington.last_img

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