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)
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