Bunker Hill Vineyard & Winery irrigates its grapevines with water from a seep spring and uses only recycled bottles. Pirate City and its accompanying McKechnie Field use all Florida-friendly landscaping and promote recycling constantly. Living Out East Magazine saves paper by focusing on its online flip-page edition. And Environmental BioTech’s entire existence is about reducing toxins in the wastestream.
These four businesses are the latest to receive the “Sustainable Manatee” green certification from the Manatee Chamber of Commerce. They join only eight other businesses that have received the certification since the Chamber introduced its “green” program in March 2010.