Recently the City of Ames held a recognition luncheon for members of its Smart Business Challenge. The Smart Business Challenge aims to make Ames a more sustainable city through opportunities for businesses; including
- Energy/water conservation
- Transportation opportunities
- Waste reduction
- Indoor and outdoor environmental quality
- Carbon footprint
- Community engagement
During the luncheon, Platinum level business challenge members were recognized. Congratulations to Mary Greeley Medical Center, Morning Bell Coffee Roasters, and Wildwater Carwash. These Platinum members have implemented unique and innovative processes, practices, and initiatives within their business to be more sustainable and energy efficient.
In addition, The Energy Group presented Mayor John Haila with an award celebrating Ames’ commitment to sustainability and energy efficiency.