Keep Carroll Beautiful now offers businesses the opportunity to participate in the Keep Carroll Beautiful Green Business Initiative. The Green Business Initiative rewards Carroll County businesses for their ongoing efforts in environmental sustainability. Businesses who participate in the Keep Carroll Beautiful Green Business Initiative show respect for the environment and the conservation of our natural resources. These businesses actively work to create a clean and beautiful environment for patrons, customers, employees and their communities.
To enroll in the program, a business must maintain the perimeter and the right-of-way in front of the business, commit to purchase green energy from their energy provider, and become a member of Keep Carroll Beautiful at the business level. They must also designate a liaison from their company to communicate with KCB, and attend biannual training luncheons. Businesses must also verify their compliance with at least one measure from each of the following areas of green business practices: Water Conservation, Energy Conservation, Pollution Prevention, and Solid Waste Reduction.
There are multiple incentives for enrolling in the Keep Carroll Beautiful Green Business Initiative. Only businesses enrolled in our Green Business Initiative will be eligible for the Environmental Excellence Business of the Year Award and the Most Improved Green Business Award. Businesses will receive public recognition and advertising through our website and newsletter which will spotlight one outstanding green business each month, a decal designating the business as a green business, and the potential to make long-lasting business and community partnerships with other like-minded individuals and businesses in Carroll County.