Posts Categorized: Green Tip

Green Dog Received Gold Certification for Sustainability

By Green Dog Pet Supply The City of Portland’s Bureau of Planning and Sustainability has a certification program to identify Portland’s Greenest businesses. It’s a fairly thorough process, with site visits to verify the information given on a lengthy checklist of possible actions of sustainability. In 2013, 45 actions were required for Gold Level, and… Read more »

Happy Earth Day! We Celebrated With a Green Upgrade!

By Green Dog Pet Supply When we first opened, one of the things we thought was a no-brainer was looking into LED or other efficient lighting options for the sales floor. As the first environmentally friendly pet supply store in the nation, we wanted to make sure that we did everything we could to design… Read more »

Nifty Plastic Recycling Graphic Available For Reposting

This graphic is from  OnlineEducation.net Embed this graphic on your website today! : <b>Please Include Attribution to OnlineEducation.net With This Graphic</b> </br><a href=”http://www.onlineeducation.net/2012/12/17/fantastic-plastic”><img src=”https://s3.amazonaws.com/infographics/Our-Plastic-Nightmare_Final.jpg” alt=”Plastic Infographic” width=”500″ border=”0″ /></a>

Exciting New Green Technologies Are Afoot

I know this isn’t pet related exactly, but it’s so exciting to see that brilliant ideas like this are being generated. Imagine if we could start building these sorts of roads right away! I know these sorts of things might be a ways off, but consider how much of an impact this plan could have…. Read more »

Gather Your Pet’s Hair to Help With the Oil Spill!

Here’s a super easy thing to do to help clean up the oil spill – there is a great nonprofit organization called Matter of Trust that collects human and pet hair and old nylon stockings to make “hair booms” and hair mats that do a remarkable job of soaking up oil (right at the end… Read more »