Nine businesses have become Green Business Certified (GBC). The program allows Plano businesses to highlight theircommitment to the environment and reap the economic andenvironmental benefits of their sustainable initiatives. Certifiedbusinesses have their mandatory and optional measuresin waste reduction, water and energy efficiency, pollutionprevention, sustainable purchasing and education validatedby city staff.
Aqua-Fit Family Wellness Center offers swim lessons and water fitnessprograms in an indoor heated saltwater pool (AquaFitPlano.com). Collin County Association of REALTORS serves 4,000-plus members and affiliate memberswith tools for success (ccar.net). Elan Market Center, a resort-stylemultifamily community features Energy-Star appliances and luxury amenities(ElanMarketCenter.com). The Grove School engages pre-kindergarten students ina green lifestyle, including onsite food waste composting (GroveSchool.com). With aknowledgeable staff and personal attention, Hirsch’s Specialty Meats marketsprime meats and seafood (HirschsMeats.com). Dr. Christina Ky, at Legacy Trails Dental, provides premium dental care in a scenic, relaxing environment(LegacyTrailsDental.com). Snappy Salads offers custom salads withimaginative toppings, house-made dressings and a daily bread offering(SnappySalads.com). Villas at Chase Oaks offers residents cost savingsthrough green retrofits and Energy-Star appliances (VillasAtChaseOaks.com). Whiskey Cake Kitchen and Bar offers “from scratch only” farm-to-kitchencuisine, artisan-crafted drinks and whiskey cake. (Whiskey-Cake.com).
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