Map

Sustainable
Initiatives

Volunteers-Garden

Social Enterprise

Prioritize maximizing social and environmental well-being along with their business goals, shown in their mission and activities.

Zero Waste Shop

Zero Waste

A. Sell products in bulk, in reusable, recyclable, or returnable packaging.

B. Sell products promoting a zero waste lifestyle.

C. Has zero waste accreditation.

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Recycle/Upcycle

A. Produce, sell, share, or rent recycled/upcycled products.

B. Provide services to recycle or upcycle products.

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Natural/Organic

Sell a majority of products that are organic or natural. These include greengrocers, natural farms, organic farms, restaurants, sustainable fisheries, shops thats sell sustainably farmed fish, and sustainable butchers. 

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Plant-based

Sell products using no animal products or by-products, and restaurants or cafes that provide at least one full meal that has no animal products or by-products and explicitly states that it is vegan or plant-based.

Pottery

Domestic Made

Sell a majority of products that are made domestically using domestically produced raw materials.

Dress on the Wall

Rental/Share

Provide products for renting or sharing.

Sewing Leather

Traditional Crafts

Sell products made by local craftsmen and artisans, protecting culture and heritage.

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Gives Back

Contribute to society or the environment through donation, employment, or other forms of support.

Artisanal Soaps

Fairtrade

Sell products designed to support farmers, craftsmen, and artisans by achieving sustainable and equitable trade relationships that empower their livelihood.

Clothing Rack

Ethical Fashion

 Sell fashion items such as clothing, accessories, and jewelry which are ethically sourced, designed, produced, and sold, and address issues such as working conditions, sustainable production, and animal welfare.

Garage Sale Clothes

Secondhand Apparel

Sell previously owned clothing, jewelry, and accessories. 

Wood Furniture

Secondhand Goods

Sell secondhand products including used book shops, antique stores, used furniture stores, and used electronics stores.

Natural Cosmetics

Ethical Cosmetics

Sell cosmetics which are ethically sourced, natural, organic, and cruelty free (not tested on animals).

Pastry Baking

Local

Sell a majority of products that are locally made with locally sourced ingredients.

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BYO Bottle

Accept bottles from customers for refilling water or for purchasing drinks. 

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BYO Container

Accept containers from customers for purchasing food and other goods.

Hiking

Experiences

Provide educational experiences or bookings for educational experiences related to sustainability such as eco/nature/culture tours, workshops, planting or harvesting opportunities, etc. 

Sustainable Energy

Renewable Energy

More than half of the electricity usage is from renewable energy.