Take the challenge

Companies can sign up to participate in the Asheville Workplace Challenge online at asheville.municipalchallenge.com.

To begin earning points toward certification, companies fill out a survey that includes sections on general business information, organizational policies and culture, energy efficiency, water conservation, waste reduction and landfill diversion, transportation and innovation. Companies can earn extra points by referring other businesses, sharing their participation on social media and displaying signage to deter vehicle idling outside their facilities.

At the Blue Horizons Project’s website, avl.mx/522, businesses can find information on current incentive programs to help reduce energy use and costs.

About Virginia Daffron
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