WASHINGTON, Nov. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green America is unveiling today its newest issue of National Green Pages (NGP), the ultimate sourcebook for green living, purchasing and investing. This year's edition is available in hardcopy or online at http://greenam.org/2f5uoYs. The NGP continues to honor the greenest businesses in the country and provides consumers with an extensive range of ideas for greening their lives, work, and community. Readers can also take advantage of 450 freebies and discounts from Green America's Certified Green Business Network members nationwide.
Featuring thousands of socially and environmentally responsible businesses, the 2017 National Green Pages is a great resource for those who wish to create a safe and healthy home, promote peace and justice, protect the environment, and support a living wage for workers. Readers can discover tips for green remodeling, eco-travel, non-toxic cleaners and clothing, responsible banking and investing, and much more.
"With each green choice you make, you help solve our planet's problems," said Alisa Gravitz, president and CEO of Green America. "When you buy fair trade food and gifts, you ensure fair wages for producers around the world. By choosing organic food and clothing, you put an end to the dangerous pesticides used on conventional crops. By making your home more energy-efficient, you promote a clean-energy future. You restore the Earth. You save lives."
All of the companies in the 2017 National Green Pages go through a careful certification process to ensure that their environmental and social responsibility claims are accurate. These businesses are certified by Green America for their social and environmental impacts.
In addition to providing information on specific companies, the 2017 National Green Pages details the types of green businesses "you need in your life," as well as the types of business "sucking the life out of your community," and helps readers avoid greenwashing.
Hard copies of this year's National Green Pages can be ordered for $12.45 per copy including shipping at http://www.greenamerica.org/pubs/order/ or by calling 1-800-58-GREEN. Green America members also receive the National Green Pages for free. Membership is available starting at $20 at: http://bit.ly/2fi0YUR. Information about companies certified by Green America can be accessed online at www.greenpages.org, which includes a search feature to find green, healthy, and ethical products and services.
ABOUT GREEN AMERICA
Green America is the nation's leading green economy organization. Founded in 1982, Green America (formerly Co-op America) provides economic strategies and practical tools for businesses and individuals to solve today's social and environmental problems. http://www.GreenAmerica.org.
The Green Business Network® is a program of Green America, the nation's leading non-profit organization working to build a green and just economy. Comprised of 3,000 businesses, the Green Business Network® is home to both rising social and eco enterprises and the most established green businesses around. We provide the tools, the information, and the consumer base to help you thrive in today's competitive green marketplace.
SOURCE Green America, Washington, DC