The GREEN Program

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The GREEN Program

The GREEN Program offers short-term, experiential educational trips that allow university students to learn about some of our world’s most interesting and pressing issues first hand. This Philadelphia-based organization offers college students the chance to travel to destinations like Iceland, Peru, Japan, and Nepal for 10-day in-depth educational trips and receive college credit. Travelers learn

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Wash Cycle Laundry

Clean Laundry. Clean Planet. Clean Slates. This is the motto of Wash Cycle laundry, an ecologically smart laundry service. Founded in 2010 in Phialdelphia, this innovative laundry and linen rental service company provides commercial laundry services to hotel and businesses, with a focus on those that are poorly served by industrial laundries. They pick up

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tonlé

On a Fulbright Scholarship, tonlé founder Rachel Faller saw the human and economic impact of fast fsshion first hand. Upon her return, she set out to forge a kinder path with her zero-waste clothing company. They go above and beyond our dreams by making beautiful apparel from after-market fabric remnants and garment scraps. Their mostly

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Grant Blvd

Grant Boulevard is a sustainable fashion brand that upcycles thrift clothing to make one-0f-a-kind creations and high style clothing lines. Company founder Kimberly McGlonn is an outspoken and articulate champion of environmentalism and racial justice. She also uses some of her fashions to raise the issue of the high incarceration rate in the US. Her

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Ocean Sole Africa

Ocean Sole Africa is an elegant solution to a persistent problem and environmental blight, turning ocean trash into unique and colorful works of art. Specifically, the humble and ubiquitous plastic flip flop. In just one year, Ocean Soul removed about one million flip flops from the oceans and upcycled them into one-of-a-kind collector pieces, while

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CERO

CERO, or Cooperative Energy, Recycling, and Organics, is a zero-waste commercial composting company based in Dorchester, MA. This bilingual, worker-owned cooperative removes more than 1,000 tons of food waste from the trash cycle annually and gets it to local farms to be composted. Food waste is one of the nation’s biggest trash issues. About 1/3

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IceStone

IceStone designs and produces gorgeous, high-end, LEED-certified counter tops and flooring made with 75 percent recycled glass. Their goal is to turn waste glass into something beautiful, while offering a high-design new green material for interior design. Aside from producing an attractive and sustainably made alternative to granite and other materials, IceStone has built sustainability

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Kitchen Harvest

Kitchen Harvest provides residential and commercial compost pick-up in the western suburbs of Philadelphia. Kitchen Harvest comes to homes, businesses, or schools and collects kitchen and yard waste, like food scraps, coffee grounds, leaves, and grass clippings. After curbside pickup, this compostable material is taken to Linvilla Orchards in Media, PA, where it is turned

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Simply Good Jars

Simply Good Jars offers delicious, organic salads with locally sourced ingredients, delivered in reusable plastic jars. This company was founded with the goal of helping end our dependence on single-use plastics. At its inception, Simply Smart Fridges were installed in airports and work places with its plastic jar return receptacles right beside the fridges. They

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Keep Media Green

At the Untours Foundation, we have called Media, PA home since our founding. We are grateful to Keep Media Green for their work to protect natural spaces and stand up for environmental causes in our own backyard. This advocacy nonprofit organization works relentlessly for the protection and preservation of open green space and the natural

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