Green Kid Crafts, a mom-owned, earth-friendly craft kit subscription service for kids, is thrilled to announce that their subscription service is one of the first winners of Green America’s People & Planet Award. Denise Hamler, Director of the Green Business Network, said, “Green America is proud to present the inaugural People & Planet Award to these three green businesses that are making outstanding and creative contributions to their communities. Their values and business models exemplify the type of business our society and world need now more than ever.”
Green America’s People & Planet Awards
Green America’s People & Planet Awards recognize innovative entrepreneurial U.S. businesses that deeply integrate environmental and social considerations into their strategies and operations.
The businesses are determined by public nominations and an expert panel of judges: Katie Galloway & Gigi Abbadie, Aveda; Justin Conway, Calvert Foundation; Elysa Hammond, Clif Bar; Cheryl Newman, Honest Tea; Stacy Mitchell, Institute for Local Self-Reliance; Theresa Marquez, Organic Valley; Eric Henry, TS Designs; Reed Doyle, Seventh Generation; Fran Teplitz/Andrew Korfhage, Green America.
Green Kid Crafts was announced as one of three companies to be named People & Planet Award winners.
Owner Penny Bauder said, “We are thrilled, and honored, to have won the People & Planet Awards as it fulfills one of the founding goals of Green Kid Crafts — to be a model for environmental sustainability and corporate citizenship. Our craft kit subscription service is bringing children closer to their environment through fun and creative activities and we hope that, as we grow, we will show people of all ages that taking care of the environment and each other should be a factor in everything they do.”
Green Kid Crafts
Founded in 2010, Green Kid Crafts is a mom-owned, green company that offers natural, sustainable, and responsible choices for craft projects. Its green craft kits are an inexpensive tool for parents and teachers to use to educate children about recycling, reducing waste, and protecting the environment.
About Green America
Green America is the nation’s leading green economy organization. Founded in 1982, Green America provides the economic strategies, organizing power, and practical tools for consumers, businesses and investors to solve today’s social and environmental problems. Green America’s Center for Sustainability Solutions brings together diverse groups of stakeholders to solve the complex sustainability problems that no individual business, organization, or leader can solve alone www.greenamerica.org.