IGC

Posted by on August 18, 2008 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on IGC

Resources for garden centers who are going green:

Green Business Resources:

Construction/Remodel:
LEED for Retail

National
initiatives:
Institute for Green Business
Certification

American Consumer Council Green C
Certification

Regional
examples:
Washington, DC area Green Business
Program

Local
initiatives
:
Santa Monica’s Green Business Certification

Other industries: Organic Trade
Association’s Good Organic Retail Practices

Organic/Sustainable Plant Certification:

Ball’s
Circle of Life program

VeriFlora

ANSI
(American National Standards Institute) Sustainable Ag Standards

In Europe: MPS for flowers and potted plants and Fair Flowers Fair Plants