Berea, OH (PRWEB) February 26, 2011
Lube Stop today announced it received a Green Plus™ Sustainable Enterprise of the Year Award from the Institute of Sustainable Development. Lube Stop is the first quick oil change company in the United States to win the award.
The winners were revealed at the awards ceremony, presented by GlaxoSmithKline, on Friday, February 25 at North Carolina Research Triangle Park Foundation headquarters.
The Institute for Sustainable Development created the Green Plus™ Awards recognize organizations not only for their environmental efforts, but for their success in balancing strong business, community and environmental practices. The awards are open to all businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies.
“This award is a meaningful endorsement of our efforts to embrace sustainable business practices,” said Tom Morley, president of Lube Stop. “Green Plus is the standard for small business sustainability certification and we are proud to have earned this recognition.”
About Green Plus
The Green Plus™ program helps educate and certify small businesses and nonprofit organizations in the areas of triple bottom line sustainability (people, planet, and performance). As the flagship program of the Institute for Sustainable Development, Green Plus™ focuses on an organization’s policies and procedures and therefore applies to businesses across sectors and industries. Green Plus is the official small and medium sized enterprise sustainability program of the American Chamber of Commerce Executives comprised of 1,300 members nationally.
About The Lube Stop, Inc.
Lube Stop helped revolutionize the oil change concept in 1985. Today, Lube Stop is Ohio’s largest independent quick oil change company, operating 37 stores in Cleveland, Akron, and Canton, and services more than 25,000 customers a month. Lube Stop is now spearheading the adoption of sustainable business practices within the industry and is the first quick oil change company to establish a formal sustainability program and to offer a re-refined oil change service which it trademarked as EcoGuard®. Visit LubeStop.com to learn more.
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