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Portland Edible Gardens – EcoBiz Certified

Portland Edible Gardens has received EcoBiz Certification, gaining recognition for their sustainable business practices. Portland Edible Gardens specializes in building custom raised garden beds, planting edible landscaping, and providing personalized seasonal planting plans and maintenance services. Owner Ian Wilson knew EcoBiz certification would matter to his customers, and knew he was already…

3C Automotive Repair – EcoBiz Certified

3C Automotive Repair, located at 2208 NW Birdsdale Avenue in Gresham, has gained EcoBiz Certification. In the process of becoming certified, 3C made a number of significant changes to improve the environment and protect employees. Steps included: Using Sure Shot sprayers and bulk brake cleaner, instead of single use aerosol cans, eliminating…

Green Drop Garage, Moreland – EcoBiz Certified

Green Drop Garage recently opened a new, Moreland neighborhood location at 5321 SE 28th Avenue in Portland. Continuing their pro-active approach to sustainability, Green Drop applied for certification and consulted with EcoBiz prior to opening. On August 18th, the second location gained EcoBiz Certification after a final site visit by the Oregon DEQ and Pacific…

Portland Motor Works – EcoBiz Certified

Portland Motor Works has gained EcoBiz Certification for their commitment to protecting the environment. The shop, located at 9032 SE Woodstock Blvd in Portland, was certified by staff from the Oregon DEQ and PPRC. With a focus on European automotive repairs, Portland Motor Works became certified under the leadership of owner Niles Todd. To become EcoBiz Certified, Portland…

Du Fresne’s Auto Repair EcoBiz Certified

Du Fresne’s Auto Repair (10690 NW Cornell Rd, Portland, OR), has been evolving business practices since first opening in 1968. Prior to applying for EcoBiz, shop owner Nancy Scheewe and technician Marco Valdez implemented a number of sustainable practices designed to protect employees and the environment. Instead of using toxic…

A New Dimension Collision Repair – Recertified

Last week, A New Dimension Collision Repair (1130 SE MLK Jr Blvd, Portland) recertified with EcoBiz, upholding their commitment to protecting environment. By utilizing a water based paint system, they drastically reduce volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and hazardous waste associated with most auto paints. During the recertification process, they also decided to…