The Sustainable Environment Advisory Committee, a city organization that works to create a greener St. Joseph, partnered with Missouri Western State University to present the first annual Green Business Awards recently.
The awards were given to three businesses in town that foster sustainability through environment-friendly practices. Diane Waddell, moderator of the Sustainable Environment Advisory Committee, said it is a way to incentivize more renewable practices.
“It’s happening all over, honestly, the world,” Waddell said. “We’ve been a little bit slow on this and that’s the reason we’re so excited.”
Nesting Goods, located Downtown on Felix Street, was named the greenest