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The Green Spot Directory

We believe a sustainable economy is possible when consumers spend locally with businesses that tread lightly on our environment. The Green Spot is your online directory to those businesses.

Earned Symbols

We qualify each business’s sustainability efforts using and displaying the symbols they have earned in their Green Spot directory listing. In this section, you can see the actions businesses must take in order to earn each symbol.

The Green Spot promotes sustainably run, community conscious, and locally owned businesses in Central Oregon. We work to educate consumers, business owners, and our community about the many benefits of supporting a sustainable and local economy.

Being a green consumer means you care about preserving and enhancing the local character and prosperity of our community. Shopping local and green preserves our community’s one-of-a-kind businesses and distinctive character. Local businesses strengthen our community by sustaining vibrant town centers, connecting neighbors in a web of economic and social relationships, and contributing to local causes.

Your support of Green Spot businesses ensures that important decisions are made by local business owners—people who live in the community and who will feel the impacts of those decisions. Locally owned/operated businesses recycle a much larger share of their revenue back into our local economy, enriching the whole community.

Local stores help to sustain vibrant, compact, walkable town centers-which in turn are essential to reducing sprawl, automobile use, habitat loss, and air and water pollution  

Want to join us? Become a Green Spot Business.
Want to find out more about the Green Spot? Email Marianne Pyott for more information
 or call 541-385-6908 x10.