sustainability

GSBC allowed Lamboo to partner with 30 companies.
3:07 pm
Mon January 14, 2013

Lamboo Graduates from Galesburg Sustainable Business Center

Examples of Lamboo's structural materials.
Credit http://www.lamboo.us/structure-bamboo-structural-beams

The whole point of a business incubator is that companies will eventually leave, that they become so successful  that don’t need the help the incubator provides. The first company recently graduated from Galesburg’s Sustainable Business Center.

Lamboo sells “laminated engineered bamboo” products for construction such as trusses and beams,  as well as door and window frames.

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Sitka Salmon Shares has succesful first year.
1:51 pm
Mon December 17, 2012

Galesburg Business has a Happy Holiday

Marsh Skeele, one of Sitka Salmon Shares fisherman.
Credit Sitka Salmon Shares

A company that started this past year in Galesburg’s sustainable business center is having a happy holiday season. Sitka Salmon Shares sells portions, or shares, of a fisherman’s catch to customers across the Midwest.

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Emphasis – November 30
11:06 am
Fri November 30, 2012

Burlington Renewable Energy Committee

Jerry Parks chairs Burlington's Renewable Energy Committee

This week’s guest is Jerry Parks, who is the chairman of the Burlington Renewable Energy Committee.  He and Public Radio’s Jason Parrott discuss the work of the committee and some long-term projects.

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Emphasis – November 2
10:02 am
Fri November 2, 2012

The Sustainable Business Center in Galesburg

Cesar Suarez, Ryan Lilly, and Eric Dilts (left to right)
Credit Rich Egger

Rich Egger’s guests on Emphasis are Cesar Suarez, Ryan Lilly, and Eric Dilts. They talk about the Sustainable Business Center in Galesburg.

Suarez is the city’s economic development director, Lilly is manager of the Entrepreneurship Center of West Central Illinois (which is located at the SBC), and Dilts is the sustainability director at the SBC.

Dilts said the SBC is a business incubator.

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Emphasis - September 14
9:40 am
Fri September 14, 2012

Silent Spring and Sustainability Brownbaggers

Amy Mossman and Timothy Collins
Rich Egger

Rich Egger's guests on Emphasis for September 14 are Amy Mossman and Timothy Collins of Western Illinois University. They talk about the fall lineup for the Sustainability Brownbaggers series.

The brownbaggers are billed as “Conversations for the Natural and Social Sciences, Art and Humanities, and Business.”

Mossman and Collins will present the first program, which will focus on “Silent Spring.” This fall marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of Rachel Carson's book.

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