Co-op consumers vote Mountain Rose Herb green business of the year (11/14)
Mountain Rose Herbs has focused on delivering certified organic products with a strict emphasis on sustainable agriculture since 1987, according to Co-op America a press release. Mountain Rose Herbs, which employs 60 people, produces only about 80 gallons of waste each month. The company is working toward a goal of zero waste.
Thousands of consumers nationwide took part in a Co-op America online questionnaire to select their favorite green businesses. Based on 6,277 ballots submitted by consumers across the U.S., the top-10 finalists for the most popular environmentally-friendly business were: AlterEco, San Francisco, CA.; Babyworks, Portland, OR.; Frontier Natural Products, Norway, IA.; GAIAM, Boulder, Co.; Kate's Caring Gifts, Fremont, CA.; Mountains of the Moon, Chicago, IL.; Mountain Rose Herbs, Eugene, OR.; Pizza Fusion, Fort Lauderdale, FL.; We Add Up, Mentor, OR.; and West Paw Design; Bozeman, MT.