North Central Region

Success Stories

Read about Granlibakken Tahoe | Preserving the Environment While Enjoying its Resources

Granlibakken Tahoe, a conference center and resort, has worked to preserve the area’s natural environment through waste stream reduction, energy conservation efficiency, and water conservation actions.

Read about Capitol Bowl | Remodeling Efforts ‘Strike’ Results in Energy Savings

Built in the 1950s, but newly remodeled, the owners of Capitol Bowl have taken steps to attract more customers and lower their carbon footprint. Capitol Bowl’s activities include open bowling, organized leagues, birthday parties, and company celebrations.

Read about Sacramento Event Planners | Putting On Sustainable Celebrations

Sacramento Event Planners (SEP) provides eco-friendly and zero-waste event planning services, eco-event audits, sustainable event management education and consultation.

Read about Chavez Trucking | Cleaner Trucking

Demonstrating their commitment to sustainability, Chavez Trucking, replaced old, heavy diesel trucks with new ones to reduce their carbon footprint and increase fuel efficiency.

Read about Brianna | "Ride a Bike and Save Two Trees a Year!"

Vince Vicari interviews ARB intern Brianna to find out more about the benefits of commuting by bicycle compared to driving a car alone. Watch our video with Vince and Brianna about why she chose to ride a bike more and how you can do it to!

Read about Fresh Air Yard Care | Green, Clean and Quiet Lawn Care

Fresh Air Yard Care endeavors to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by providing yard care maintenance using only hand powered, electric and propane equipment.

Read about Diamond D General Engineering | Engineered to Be Eco-Friendly

For this contractor, construction and demolition are environmentally-friendly activities. Diamond D General Engineering’s owner, Spencer Defty, set out to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions at his company by changing the way he ran his busines

Read about Blue Oak Energy | Providing Green Goods

Blue Oak Energy is in the business of being green. Dedicated to providing high quality service to customers nationwide, Blue Oak Energy excels in managing solar projects every step of the way.

Read about Meridian Pacific, Inc. | Campaigning For Sustainability

One of 26 businesses in a building complex, Meridian Pacific, Inc. stands out as a leader in environmentally-friendly business practices.

Read about Sara | Saving Energy At Home

Ever since Sara was a child, she has made a conscious effort to conserve resources and recycle materials. Sara carried these values into adulthood and today saves both energy and money by using energy conservatively in her home.