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Alabama Environmental Council #342
The Alabama Environmental Council is a statewide, non-profit leader engaging citizens toward sustainable living and stewardship of the environment. Recycle Alabama is a campaign of the AEC which seeks to bring awareness to existing recycling opportunities while striving to increase availability to new areas. Visit www.recycleAL.com to learn more.

Alabama Outdoors #369
Alabama Outdoors is a full-service outdoor outfitter providing apparel, footwear and equipment for the outdoor life. Founded in 1975, AO has eight locations throughout Alabama by providing the best in service, quality and expertise. We are invested in our local communities through partnerships that promote outdoor activity, access and conservation.

Alabama Partners for Clean Air #411
Alabama Partners for Clean Air (APCA) is an affiliation of public, private and nonprofit organizations working to implement voluntary strategies that improve air quality in Jefferson and Shelby counties. APCA’s goals are to achieve and maintain compliance with national air quality standards, to protect and improve public health, to minimize the economic impacts on existing businesses and support economic growth consistent with clean air goals.

Birmingham Ski Club #345

Bodhisala Botanical #313
What we make:

We make botanical essential oil blends to replace the toxic chemicals in our homes and to cut our carbon footprint. The primary functions of the oils in plants are to protect the plant from pathogens of all manner without harming the plant, and to bring oxygen to the plant. The oils are germicidal, antifungal, etc. They work and they heal. There are 12 formulas sold in ½ ounce bottles which are suitable for most household cleaning and sanitizing needs, pest control, pet pest control, body odor caused by bacteria, and one for keeping wounds aseptic speeding healing.

The manner of packaging, only the active agents, cuts our carbon footprint dramatically. To package and transport millions, trillions? of gallons of water and the ensuing costs, financially and environmentally is unnecessary.

All packaging is in glass. The name Bodhisala means “to know peace”.

Why: Our little part in healing the world. A poisonous world is no inheritance to leave our children. And we are not meant to harm ourselves.

Clear Solutions #359

Durante: Home Exteriors #446

Eco Three#202
Eco Three stands for Energy Efficient Environment. We specialize in residential energy assessments and energy efficient retrofitting. By using state of the art diagnostic equipment, an Eco Three home energy assessment will address where your home is losing energy. A customized Retrofit Recommendation Report is prepared to give you an unbiased opinion on improvements that could be made. Eco Three can prioritize any retrofit to fit any budget.

Fresh Air Family #447
Fresh Air Family takes fun outdoors! We explore nature in the most beautiful and magical places to find what few people ever see: a rare bird, fish, or flower. We find the best places to go and the experts to take us there. Everyone is welcome!

Friends of Moss Rock #348
The Friends of Moss Rock Preserve work to protect the natural resources of the area while making them accessible. The group organized volunteers in building the 10 plus mile trail system of the area. Current projects include exotic privet removal and periodic interpretive hikes. www.hooveral.org

Friends of Shades Mountain #343
The mission of Friends of Shades Mountain is to preserve and protect undeveloped sections of Shades Mountain for the mutual benefit of all who live on or near the mountain.

Gone for Good Secure Document Destruction
They will be at the Hoover Met Festival Parking on Saturday(11/2/13) ONLY, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. to collect your confidential information to be shredded. 

This National Association for Information Destruction certified company currently provides document destruction services to over 300 customers in North Central Alabama while employing adults with disabilities through United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Birmingham. Its current rate of production is nearly 50,000 lbs of paper per week and all shredded material is recycled. Please contact us at (205) 943-5252 and Like us on Facebook.

Homewood Friends and Family #301
Our mission is to empower families to lead healthy and fulfilled lives. This is achieved by educating and embodying the 5 essentials of health: Maximized mindset, maximized nervous system function, maximized nutrition, minimized toxins, lean and oxygenated muscles. We are a group of doctors dedicated to serving humanity and creating a true health culture in Birmingham and all over the world. We perform nervous system evaluations and health assessments. After determining the cause of your health concerns, we administer chiropractic adjustments to stimulate your nervous to heal your body and allow you to express health. We assess posture which gives a window into your current state of health. We have literature and upcoming event information to engage people in pursuing true health care.

Hoover Beautification Board #329
The Hoover Beautification Board is made up of volunteers who serve at the request of the Mayor to encourage city residents to Keep Hoover Clean and Green. We sponsor Commercial Beautification awards, Arbor Day celebration at Aldridge gardens, and litter week in April. www.hooveral.org

Hoover Historical Society #301
The Hoover Historical Society promotes increased knowledge of the conditions, lifestyle and genealogy which have contributed to the growth and development of the area; preserves and makes such materials available to the public, and encourages fellowship and public interest through workshops, fieldtrips, outstanding speakers and newsletters. The folklore Center it an educational exhibit depicting life in the mid-1800’s. It is located behind the Hoover Community Center on Cloudland Drive, is a two story log home, outhouse, small barn, spring house and pumping mill, corn crib, smoke house and garden typical of the times. Meetings are held the third Tuesday of September, November, January, March and May at the Hoover Community School, 569 Park Avenue. For more information please visit our website www.hooverhistoricalsociety.org, and like us on Facebook.

Jefferson County Beekeepers Association #423
The honeybee is very important to both the economy and the ecology of the US. The Jefferson County Beekeepers Association seeks to promote beekeeping through the education of its members and all who are interested in beekeeping and to assist in the sale of honeybee products. We welcome both the experienced and the beginner beekeeper.

Mountain High Outfitters #401
Mountain High Outfitters is a group of dedicated outdoor enthusiasts with 4 specialty outdoor retail stores in Alabama, and an online business. We pride ourselves on giving the highest level of customer service and products like The North Face, Patagonia, Arc’Teryx and Icebreaker. We provide customers with fun, responsible, and safe outdoor experiences. At Mountain High, we believe in conserving outdoor resources and work hard to support conservation, environmental stewardship and consumer responsibility. Our outreach programs include regular free Boy Scout clinics, Rock Climbing classes, sponsorship and support of hundreds of local events. Mountain High Outfitters is built around an intense respect for nature and the value it adds to our lives. We invite you to visit our shops and let us know what you think.

NYR Organic #439
Neal’s Yard Remedies creates certified organic skincare and wellness products. Family owned since 1981 in the UK, NYR Organic follows the precautionary principle–we don’t use anything in our products that we believe could cause you or the planet harm. We know the origins of all our herbs and ingredients and grow most ourselves at Peacemarsh Farm and Sheepdrove Farm. Our products are crafted by hand in small batches at our carbon neutral eco-factory at Peacemarsh and contain no parabens, no GMO, no nano particles, no synthetic fragrance, no synthetic color, no silicones, no mineral oils, no phthalates, no EDTA, no propylene glycol, no SLS or SLES, no carbomer, no petroleum byproducts, no DEA. And we never test on animals. Our company believes in sustainability from seed to skin, and the two companies that produce our recycled and recyclable packaging are also carbon neutral. The few ingredients that cannot be certified organic (like our frankincense) because they are truly wild harvested are fairly traded.

In addition to creating effective, therapeutic and safe products, we believe that education about natural living and advocacy are part of our mission. At our farm at Sheepdrove, we have an eco-conference center that holds workshops on organic farming practices, natural living, herbal remedies and more. Our Bee Lovely campaign and petition were instrumental in the recent UK decision to temporarily ban neonicotinoids. And we have partnered this year with Moms Across America to advocate for US labeling of all GMOs and products that contain GMO ingredients.

My website is cleanorganicbeauty.com and contains great information about our practices, including some awesome videos. My Facebook business page is www.facebook.com/JenniferCampbellNYR.

Off the Grid #413
We are a group of like-minded individuals who are working to build a self-sustaining community. The community will include, but not be limited to, the following:

– Orchards that will contain the following trees: Peach, Pear, Plum, Pomegranate, citrus, apple, and grape vines, Cattle and dairy cows, Chickens, Horses, Pig, Pond stocked with: Bass, Sunfish, Catfish, and Crappie, Water Reservoirs, Farmland, Field to grow hay for horses and corn for cattle/chickens, Solar array, Manure converter, Wells, Barns/sheds, Silos, Tractors/bush hogs, Greenhouse

Our goal is to use the initial community as a blueprint for others across the country. In doing so, we can build a network of trading/bartering communities. We will reduce our need on: government and utilities, consumption apart from what we produce, and environment impact. As a result, individuals will also reduce money spent on taxes and have the means to barter for goods.

Sentry Heating Air Conditioning Plumbing & Generators #203
We have been serving Birmingham and the surrounding community since 1987. Our main goals are quality work and reliable service. Asked what single attribute distinguishes Sentry, Charlie Conklin, owner and president, doesn’t hesitate in responding, “Follow-up”. The royal blue shield emblazoned with “Comfort Guard” is the symbol of Sentry’s commitment to, as Conklin puts it, “taking the time to do every job right the first time and then going the extra mile to ensure that our customers stay satisfied.”

 

We can design any type of energy-efficient indoor comfort system, whether it’s for new construction or an existing building that has outgrown its capacity. Our goal is always to provide you with the most efficient system possible and to make sure it’s completed on time and within your budget. We sell the finest equipment available in the industry. http://www.sentryheating.com/

Southeastern Outings #346-347
Each weekend SEO plans, organizes and leads dayhikes, canoe trips and other fun outdoor activities open to the public. Participating is a splendid, simple way to make congenial new friends who enjoy the outdoors. Membership is not required to participate. Call Dan Frederick at 205-631-4680 or seoutings@bellsouth.net or for more information visit our website: www.seouting.org.

Technical Knockout#317 *** We have recycled more than 5 million pounds…saved from the landfill!!!
BE SURE TO BRING YOUR OLD ELECTRONICS TO THE HOOVER MET PARKING FOR E-CYCLING. Get all the details about acceptable donations at http://www.technicalko.net/.

Once we unload the truck all of the electronics are separated by type. Monitors by size, shape & stacked on pallets for shipment. Cell phone & land phone equipment are all separated. Computers are palletized by style & if the hard drives need to be destroyed in order to protect your information those are removed & crushed at once. The printers & copiers are “cleaned” so that the plastic, metal, wire & cartridges are all boxed individually! The computers are then broken down & the components are boxed as follows: motherboards, fingerboards, memory (by speed), optical, floppies, power supplies, aluminum. These components are all weighed & sent by tractor trailer to various companies who actually shred & separate the circuitry & re-use the plastic materials to make more circuit boards: Metal, Plastic, Wire, Battery Back-ups (wire, metal cases & batteries separated). These components are weighed & sent to recyclers in the area, shred, melted & made into pipe.

The Green Bottle Candle Company #358
The Green Bottle Candle Company re purposes used wine bottles from local, area restaurants and creates natural soy candles. Each candle is handcrafted, and poured in small batches. From the cutting and polishing of the bottle, to the pouring of the candle wax, to applying our custom-made labels, human hands do every step of the process. The Green Bottle Candle Company’s goal is to offer elegant, natural candles all the while minimizing the amount of wine bottle’s that end up in landfills every day.

We’re Green Clean – Birmingham #433
Our mission is to educate our employees, our clients, our friends and our families in the methods and benefits of green cleaning;empowering them to make decision in their lives that will promote health and wellness o the earth. “Safer for you; easier on the earth” www.weregreenclean.com.

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