Bring Your Own Bag ... and Use It for Good

By Kristie Snyder,

GreenLeaf Editor

tolkensRemember back when GreenStar gave you a nickel for each reusable bag that you brought from home to use at the store? That concept is back... with a twist. Beginning April 11, for every bag that a shopper brings to reuse at the registers, he or she will be rewarded with not a nickel back, but the ability to donate that nickel to a local



2011 Annual Report


GreenStar’s Council and staff accomplished much over the last year and are continuing to make improvements both behind the scenes and in the stores. The hiring of Brandon Kane as our new General Manager (GM) in July 2011, after a lengthy search process, was a great relief for Council, and we are all benefiting from the great work that he, our other managers and all of our incredible staff members are doing. The recent healthy financial statements, our membership numbers, and the warm and friendly atmosphere in the stores are all reflections of the great team we are lucky to have here at GreenStar. Thank you all so much for all of the time and effort you put into making our co-op rock. 

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