Light & Motion’s CEO, Daniel Emerson and Director of Marketing, Jackie Petro accepted the Green Business Award from the Monterey County Board of Supervisors on December 11th, 2007 in Salinas, CA. The Green Business Award is given to businesses that voluntarily incorporate pollution prevention practices, implement waste reduction programs and install water conservation as well as alternative
energy solutions into their operations. As a part of the program each business has undergone a series of rigorous audits performed by environmental and conservation experts to ensure that they meet the stringent program criteria. Light & Motion was the first business in Monterey County to receive this award; eight additional businesses have been awarded since. They include the Monterey Bay Marine
Sanctuary, Whole Foods Market and others.
In addition, the Waste Reduction Award Program recently named Light & Motion a winner of its WRAP award for the THIRD consecutive year! Light & Motion is utilizing buy back programs for aluminum, recycling paper, plastics and glass, as well as purchasing environmentally conscious office supplies. Incentives are offered to employees to use alternate forms of transportation. Light & Motion has
proven once again that its efforts have made a significant impact on waste reduction. The California Integrated Waste Management Board awards applicants annually based on an extensive survey of the businesses conservation efforts in all areas of waste management.
For more information about the Monterey Green Business Program, please visit www.montereybaygreenbusiness.org <http://www.montereybaygreenbusiness.org/> . And to learn more about the WRAP award and the 2007 WRAP recipients, visit: http://www.ciwmb.ca.gov/wrap/.
Light & Motion Background
In 1989, Light & Motion founders experimented with underwater lighting systems in Monterey, California. These dive enthusiasts built a vertically integrated manufacturing company where designers would create world-class products. In 1999, they brought their proven experience to cycling. As their innovative product line expands, their mission is the same: To enhance the lives of our customers
through our products and personal interactions.
Light & Motion exemplifies ideals of quality and trust. The company supports measures to reduce waste and emissions by recycling and utilizing alternative transportation. The company is recognized by the US Congress, California State Assembly and AMBAG for outstanding and invaluable service to the community. And has received the WRAP and Green business awards for their conservation efforts.
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