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GreenTowns Checklist

Category: Business Community

Questions 2 -7 are specifically geared for the business community.

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2. Does your town actively solicit the participation of the business community in addressing environmental issues, and does the business community cooperate?

3. Do retailers in your town take back recyclable products they sell?

4. Has your town mandated, or do retailers in your town encourage the use of re-useable shopping bags?

5. Do food establishments in your town prohibit the use of polystyrene foam food containers, or does the town restrict their use?

6. Do cleaning establishments in your town offer non-perchloroethylene ("perc") methods for dry cleaning?

7. Does your town have a farmers' market?

Continue to questions 8 - 12 specifically centered around communication issues.


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