Confronting the Meaning of Sustainability

As our twitter followers may remember, NuBe Green attended (and live tweeted) the GoGreen conference last month. The conference provided an opportunity for businesses and government officials in Seattle to get together and discuss,debate and educate each other on issues of sustainability and green business practices.

From food production to transportation and building maintenance, the conference’s keynote speakers covered a diverse array of topics, all addressing the need for businesses and governments to commit to making sustainability a priority.

Most of our customers know that NuBe Green's mission is to find unique, hand-crafted products that are U.S made and sourced and sustainable. Sustainability is an integral part of NuBe's identity, but as speaker after speaker used the word, I began to wonder: what does "sustainability" really mean?

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June 01, 2014
April 30th: GoGreen Seattle, A Conference with a NuBe Philosophy

The annual GoGreen sustainability conference will be held tomorrow in downtown Seattle.

The GoGreen website describes the event as "a one-day, interactive learning experience featuring tactical how-tos, a solutions-centered deep dive into new ways of thinking, and a showcase of regional business leaders and their success stories." We thought that sounded like an event NuBe fans would be interested in (full transparency: NuBe Green is a Community Partner for the conference).

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April 29, 2014