Participating Businesses

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Learn more about the 200-plus businesses who help protect and preserve our environment by participating in the Green Business Partnership. Click on a business name (below) to read more details. Narrow down your search by using the dropdown menu to select businesses by category or by choosing a letter from the alphabet.

Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market has incorporated environmental stewardship in all aspects of its business. The Sarasota store has earned a Silver LEED ranking. Several of the key LEED elements of the Sarasota Whole Foods Market building include: a water treatment system designed to capture two-thirds of the roof water, which is filtered back into the building and used for all cleaning purposes; using heat recovery systems on refrigeration compressors; comprehensive recycling program that includes donating food and composting food waste; non-toxic, environmentally friendly public art work; monitoring systems to provide continuous energy performance data for annual analysis; insulation with R-value (efficiency level) surpassing the minimum standard; high-tech, highly reflective, white, energy-saving roof system; skylights throughout to provide maximum daylight; high-performance mechanical and electrical systems; and non-toxic, low-odor paint.
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