On Dec. 7th, 2012, Be Green Packaging was awarded the US Green Building Council’s California Central Coast Chapter top honors in the Green Innovation category at the organizations 2012 Green Awards. The prestigious Green Innovation award is given to forward-thinking companies whose products and initiatives are pushing the envelope in regards to sustainability and social responsibility. Be Green was recognized for its pioneering Cradle to Cradle Certified, plant fiber packaging, which is both compostable and recyclable.
Every year, the US Green Building Council’s Central Coast Chapter (C4) reaches out to Central Coast businesses, architects, designers, and entrepreneurs to submit their projects for consideration in their annual USGBC C4 Green Awards Competition. The organization reviews submissions based on a number of criteria taking into account design, sustainability, level of innovation, impact on the community and planet, and more. Entries are judged by a highly accomplished panel of USGBC board members and professionals residing on the Central Coast.