The competition is becoming fierce for The Best Green Business on Long Island. Green businesses are no longer a side-thought of a small sub-culture — they are becoming the basis of our contemporary industry, and Long Island is host to plenty. Here’s who’s staking out the new territory with particular excellence. We bring you this year’s winners for Best Green Business on Long Island.
Long Islanders Voted SUNation Solar Systems Best Green Business on Long Island!
1. SUNation Solar Systems
Multiple locations. www.sunationsolarsystems.com
SUNation Solar Systems of Oakdale was voted Best Green Business on Long Island for 2011 for many reasons that include its devotion to reducing environmental impact through its many sustainable energy solutions. SUNation is a leader in green technology, offering many green options from solar electric to geothermal and solar pool-heating systems. With the help of SUNation, more and more Long Islanders have been going solar and saving money. The proof is in the price: SUNation claims to have saved Long Islanders more than $2,500,000.
2. Greener Country
850 Lincoln Ave., Bohemia. 631-319-6588. www.greenercountry.com
Greener Country believes that the sooner green living becomes mainstream the better. Through the highest quality products, Greener Country offers the most eco-friendly options.
3. Gershow Recycling
Multiple Locations. www.gershow.com
Gershow Recycling, founded in 1964 by Sam Gershowitz and is one of Long Island’s oldest and most successful environmental companies whose mission is: Conserving the Future by Recycling the Past.