Crooked Trails is a nonprofit travel organization based out of Seattle, WA. They provide group trips to different countries such as India, Thailand, Peru and many more. “Crooked Trails is a non-profit, community-based travel organization helping people broaden their understanding of the planet and its diverse cultures through education, community development and responsible travel.” I have traveled through this company and it was amazing. They set up stay with local community members bring in a steady income, without exploiting them and polluting their environment. For a closer look watch this video.
Coors has a zero waste policy. They believe all pollution and all waste are lost profits. In order to reuse the resources it had extracted it developed a closed loop policy. Coors developed the first biological water treatment plant to so it could reuse it’s liquid waste and offered to treat all sewage of the city of Golden as well. They eliminated solvent based ink from there cans. Most of all Bill Coors, is known as the grandfather of recycling. He began collecting cans for a penny, then forced his suppliers to use recycled aluminum. This led him to open the world’s first “cash for cans” aluminum recycling center. He has also made many innovations in the production line to reduce polluting emissions and waste.
The last company I want to talk about is Ben & Jerry’s. I know it is probably no surprise to you that they run a socially conscious business, but do you know why. Ben & Jerry’s brownies are baked by homeless people from New York. They created their blueberry ice cream to give the blueberry farms work all year long. They pay farmers above average for milk and other products. This is just a few things they do. Read the caps and you’ll find out more!