What is good for people, the planet and local business?

Introducing Beyond Green's Shop Local Rewards Program

It’s the Rewards Program where

EVERYBODY BENEFITS!

Beyond Green Construction is excited to announce
the launch of our new SHOP LOCAL Rewards Program
with a TRIPLE BOTTOM LINE; People, Planet and Profits.

SHOP LOCAL REWARDS PROGRAM

People

Planet

Profit

How the program works

Happy People!

Most people like to make a difference when they can, but many don’t realize that
there are financial incentives available to help lower utility bills, make our homes
more comfortable, and reduce our impact on the planet.

Healthy Planet!

Lowering energy use for homes and businesses reduces the amount of harmful
emissions in our environment, and buying from local businesses reduces emissions
associated with transporting goods.

Support Our Local Economy!

Local business generates 70 percent more local economic activity per square foot than
big box retail. – Andersonville Study of Retail Economics

“You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy local, and
sometimes, that’s kind of the same thing!”

How does the program help People?

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Community Well-Being

Locally owned businesses build strong communities by sustaining vibrant town
centers, linking neighbors in a web of economic and social relationships, and
contributing to local causes.

More jobs for More People

Small businesses are the largest employer in North America.

Local Decision-Making

Local ownership ensures that important decisions are made locally by people who live
in the community and who will feel the impacts of those decisions.

Shop Local programs are essential to successful independent, local businesses, which contribute to the tax base, bring stability, meet consumer demand, and add vibrancy to a community. – Andrea L. Dono | From Main Street Story of the Week – MainstreetAmerica.com

How does the program help the Planet?

Environmental Sustainability

Local stores help to sustain vibrant, compact, walkable town centers-which in turn are essential to
reducing sprawl, automobile use, habitat loss, and air and water pollution.

Choosing Local

Community based businesses cut down on processing, packaging and transportation waste, compared
to larger businesses that ship from other regions and sometimes from other countries.

Reduce Urban Sprawl

Locally owned businesses can make more local purchases and generally set up shop in town or city
centers as opposed to developing on the fringe. – sustainableconnections.org

Supporting Beyond Green solar and energy efficiency projects helps keep the Pioneer Valley’s air
clean and beautifies our natural environment.

How does the program help Businesses Profit?

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Local Character and Prosperity

A growing body of economic research shows that in an increasingly homogenized world, communities
that preserve their one-of-a-kind businesses and distinctive character have an economic advantage.

Keeping Dollars in the Local Economy

Compared to chain stores, locally owned businesses recycle a much larger share of their revenue back
into the local economy, enriching the whole community.

Job and Wages

Small local businesses are the largest employer nationally and in our community, and provide the most
jobs to residents.

Competition

A marketplace of tens of thousands of small businesses is the best way to ensure innovation and low
prices over the long-term.

Information compiled by the Institute for Local Self-Reliance And The Huffington post..

How does the Rewards program work?

1. You help us spread the word…

When your referral completes a project with Beyond Green, it helps us create jobs and helps our local
economy grow in a healthy way.

2. We send you a $50 gift card…

When the project is complete, we will reward you with a $50 gift card from the Local Chamber of
Commerce.

3. Which helps support local businesses.

The gift cards are redeemable at over 60 area businesses and help support our local economy.
Let’s shop Local!

How to be a participating partner:

If you are a local business owner and would like to participate, Contact Beyond Green Construction at
413-529-0544 or email info@beyondgreen.biz and ask to be part of the Rewards Program. A
representative will be in touch to discuss the details.

Benefits of Partnership

Your participation provides extra visibility to your brand while helping us get the word out to Western
Mass residents about ways to lower their energy bills and reduce their impact on the environment.
How does the program help Businesses Profit?

Participating Businesses

Restaurants
Coolidge Park Cafe at the Hotel Northampton 6 King Street
Eastside Grill – 19 Strong Avenue
Fitzwilly’s – 23 Main Street
GoBerry- 80 Main Street
Herrell’s Ice Cream- Thornes Marketplace, 150 Main Street
India House- 45 State Street
Northampton Brewery – 11 Brewster Court
Paul & Elizabeth’s – Thornes Marketplace, 150 Main Street
Pizzeria Paradiso – 12 Crafts Avenue
Roberto’s – 111 Pleasant Street
Spoleto Restaurant- 1 Bridge Street
Sylvester’s Restaurant – 111 Pleasant Street
Toasted Owl Tavern – 21 Main Street
Tunnel Bar – 125A Pleasant Street
Viva Fresh Pasta – 249 Main Street
Wiggins Tavern at the Hotel Northampton – 36 King Street

Shops
A 2 Z Science & Learning Store – 57 King Street
ACME Surplus- Thornes Marketplace, 150 Main Street
Artisan Gallery- 162 Main Street
Booklink Booksellers – Thornes Marketplace,150 Main Street
Broadside Bookshop – 247 Main Street
Cathy Cross – 151 Main Street
Cedar Chest – Thornes Marketplace, 150 Main Street
A Child’s Garden, 204 Main Street
Ci Ci Boutique – 112 Main Street
Cornucopia- Thornes Marketplace, 150 Main Street
Different Drummer’s Kitchen – 34 Bridge Street
Don Muller Gallery – 40 Main Street
Downtown Sounds – 21 Pleasant Street
Gazebo – 14 Center Street
GROW – Thornes Marketplace, 150 Main Street
Happy Valley – 229 Main Street
Harlow Luggage, Leather & Silver – 196 Main Street
Heavenly Chocolate, Thornes Marketplace, 150 Main Street
Hero Men’s Gear- 98 Pleasant Street
Inspirit Crystals – 219 Main Street
J Rich Clothing for Men, 153 Main Street
Jackson & Connor, Thornes Marketplace, 150 Main Street
Joia Beauty – 6 Crafts Avenue
KESTREL – 22 Masonic Street
Megan’s Treasures, Thornes Marketplace, 150 Main Street
Northampton Bicycle – 319 Pleasant Street

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