Green Business Directory
Local Harvest - http://www.localharvest.org/
This site encourages people to establish direct contact with small farms in their area where they can purchase locally grown food. An online store helps small farms develop markets for some of their products beyond their immediate area.
Macrina Bakery - http://macrinabakery.com/index.html
Few cakes are 100% organic, largely because it’s hard to find organic superfine sugar. However, Macrina Bakery, with several Seattle locations, creates many of their baked goods using Northwest apples, potatoes, cranberries and hazelnuts as well as wheat, rye, barley and buckwheat flour. Check out their Wedding Cakes link to see how they incorporate flowers, fresh fruit, lemon curd and fresh raspberry preserves into cakes.
Mode – An Organic Salon 9 - http://modehairart.com/index.htm
Do you need to relax and rejuvenate before your big wedding day? Mode Organic Salon, located in downtown Seattle, is a full service salon and spa. All products used or sold contain some organic ingredients and are free of harsh chemicals. Their beauty services include organic hair color, organic facial & body skincare as well as mineral cosmetic and hair removal services.
Native Plant Professionals List - http://www.wnps.org/landscaping/documents/landscape_professionals.pdf
Find a list of members of the Washington Native Plant Society, many of whom are Native Plant Stewards. Members on the list may be able to provide professional input on landscaping projects.
Natural Choice Directory - http://www.naturalchoice.net
The Natural Choice Directory is your local "Healthy Yellow Pages" for businesses and services that address the community of environmentally healthy and spiritually conscious consumers in the Puget Sound area. A print edition also is published and available in KCLS libraries.
NearSea Naturals - http://www.nearseanaturals.com/index.php
Find information about how to sew naturally with sustainable fabrics. The site offers products such as sustainable fabrics, as well as ideas on how to live a more eco-conscious lifestyle.
NRDC: Building Green: From Principle to Practice - http://www.nrdc.org/buildinggreen
This presentation from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) focuses on the benefits of sustainable construction for businesses. It includes basic steps in planning for green building, supplemented by case studies. The site also includes a page explaining LEED certification for green buildings and links to additional Web sites about sustainable building.
Puget Consumers Co-op - http://pccnaturalmarkets.org/about/index.html
Puget Consumers Co-op is a consumer-owned natural food co-operative. There are eight stores in the Puget Sound region, doing business as PCC Natural Markets. The products they sell are produced in a way that helps sustain the environment.
Second Use Building Materials - http://seconduse.com
This Seattle-based business strives to divert reusable building materials from landfills, thereby preserving resources and providing cost-effective remodeling supplies for communities. They salvage approximately 100 tons of building materials monthly. They have a diverse inventory of reclaimed building materials for purchase by homeowners, contractors and artists.
The Green Office - http://thegreenoffice.com
The Green Office is an online retailer of recycled, environmentally friendly and sustainable business products, school supplies and paper. The site is designed to make office greening easy and cost effective. More than 38,000 products are listed, all labeled and ranked by greenness.