Looking Forward

This summer, the SBC created a 5 year Strategic Plan to guide us as we focus on Missoula’s most pressing sustainability needs.

View 2020 Strategic Plan

Moving Toward Zero Waste

Let’s clear the air about waste and recycling in Missoula!

View the SBC's Toward Zero Waste guide

 

Advancing a vibrant local economy built on sustainable practices.

SBC Blog & News:

How Do You Move Toward Zero Waste?

How Do You Move Toward Zero Waste?

Moving toward zero waste is a choice. It is more than just remembering to recycle that plastic milk jug (rinsing it out and removing the lid). It challenges you, your family, and your business to take a look at what you throw away and rethink your notion of waste. The...
Why Should Businesses Care about Redesign?

Why Should Businesses Care about Redesign?

Waste, Money, and the Business Case for Redesign Redesign may be the most pivotal “R” in Moving Toward Zero Waste. Dozens of organizations  have cut costs and increased revenues after looking with fresh eyes to redesign “waste as usual.” The most dramatic successes...
SBC is Hiring a Director

SBC is Hiring a Director

The Sustainable Business Council is currently hiring a part time Director. Applications are due before 5 pm on Monday, January 25, 2016. A brief job description is as follows: The Director works with the Sustainable Business Council’s (SBC’s) Board of Directors to...
Can Cities Produce Zero Waste?

Can Cities Produce Zero Waste?

Communities worldwide are committing to zero waste goals. First was Canberra, Australia in 1996. New Zealand pledged in 2008 to eliminate landfills after 72% of its towns set zero waste goals. The European Parliament followed suit in 2012, anticipating that “By 2020...
Website Maintenance

Website Maintenance

The SBC is getting a new website! Thank you for your patience and understanding. We have decided to keep the website live while we work so you still have access – please excuse the mess! Also, don’t forget to check back often as we update and transfer data...
SBC Member Spotlight: Missoula Copy Center

SBC Member Spotlight: Missoula Copy Center

1. Tell us about your business or organization in 10 words or less. We copy, print, design, make signs and sell safety supplies. 2. What makes your business sustainable, and why is it important? We buy our products and supplies from local vendors and spend our money...
SBC Member Spotlight: Buttercup Cafe

SBC Member Spotlight: Buttercup Cafe

Buttercup Cafe & Market is owned and operated by Molly Galusha, in the historic Market Building at 1221 Helen, in the heart of the University Neighborhood. 1. Tell us about your business or organization in 10 words or less. We serve delicious breakfast and lunches...