This week on Emphasis, Rich Egger’s guest is Timothy Collins, Assistant Director, Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs. They talk about sustainability and the upcoming series of Sustainability Brownbaggers at Western Illinois University.
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.
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.