gDiapers: Wins 2010 Green America People’s Choice Award

Port­land Oregon-based gDi­a­pers received Green America’s People’s Choice Award for Green Busi­ness of the Year. Cer­ti­fied Cra­dle to Cra­dle, gDi­a­pers are plastic-free, ele­men­tal chlorine-free, latex free, and per­fume free. gDi­a­pers biodegrad­able gRe­fills can be home com­posted, tossed, or flushed. They are the only cer­ti­fied 100% biodegrad­able dia­per and break down in about 3 months, unlike dis­pos­ables, which can take up to 500 years.

Win­ning the People’s Choice Award is the most reward­ing acco­lade we could receive.  Noth­ing means more to advanc­ing the envi­ron­men­tal cause than the col­lec­tive voice of indi­vid­u­als call­ing for and believ­ing in change.  We are so very grate­ful.”  Kim Graham-Nye, Pres­i­dent and co-founder, gDi­a­pers. “We couldn’t have done it with­out all of the amaz­ing moms and dads com­mit­ted to chang­ing the world, one dia­per at a time.”

The People’s Choice Award win­ners are cho­sen by indi­vid­ual Green Amer­ica mem­bers across the coun­try, who nom­i­nat­ing and vote for their favorite green busi­ness. The award was pre­sented at the San Fran­cisco Green Festival.

The top ten final­ists this year were:

Brittanie’s Thyme (Cedar Springs, MI)
Dig­i­tal Hub (Chicago, IL)
Ecobunga.com (San Fran­cisco, CA)
Faeries Dance (Har­bor City, CA)
Grounds for Change (Poulsbo, WA)
Hazel­nut Kids (Tra­verse City, MI)
Stay Vocal (Nor­well, MA)
Theo Choco­late (Seat­tle, WA)
We Add Up (Wick­liffe, OH)

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About Green Amer­ica
Green Amer­ica is a national non­profit orga­ni­za­tion founded in 1982, pro­vid­ing the eco­nomic strate­gies, orga­niz­ing power and prac­tic­ing tools for busi­nesses and indi­vid­u­als to address today’s social and envi­ron­men­tal prob­lems. Its Green Busi­ness Net­work is the largest national net­work of busi­nesses screened for their social and envi­ron­men­tal respon­si­bil­ity.  www.greenamericatoday.org

Source: Green Busi­ness Network