The Green & Clean Festival is a lively and spirited day-long marketplace where sustainable businesses and organizations showcase their services and where environmentally conscious individuals gather to learn how to incorporate sustainability into their lives.
This powerful forum connects local businesses, non-profits associated with sustainability, industry, manufacturing and emerging industries with potential consumers in order to gain exposure for their brand and to learn what other products are available in the sustainable marketplace.
Presented by the Staten Island Economic Development Corporation, the 6th annual Green & Clean Festival will take place at the Grand Oaks Country Club on June 8, 2016. This year’s event will host offer a variety of seminars as well as panel discussions from business leaders and product developers who are providing consumers with sustainable options to enhance their everyday life Staten Island’s economy and the environment.
Seminars will include a presentation about SIEDC’s business incubator projects, the West Shore Brownfield Opportunity Area (BOA) and a mixer and educational seminar about financing, training and incentives for industrial firms.
Planned panel discussions will focus on Neighborhood Development merchant organizing, urban farming, the Billion Oyster Project in Raritan Bay and the Staten Island Gondola. There will be a number of hands-on demonstrations and interactive exhibits as well as a reception and awards ceremony for those making significant contributions to sustainability on Staten Island.
The mission of the Green & Clean Festival is to help foster and expand sustainable business practices through education and consumer demand.
The Green & Clean Festival offers something for anyone who believes that the future health of our environment is dependent on innovation, education and the commitment of all people to reduce their carbon footprint. Our focus is to provide a networking opportunity for sustainable businesses as well as to match green businesses with conscientious consumers who are interested in living more sustainably.