Armed with that data, Wagoner decided to try and even out his impact on the earth. He sponsored a restoration planting near his home base. As a conservative Republican, he says he sees no contradiction in calling himself an environmentalist. He's carried that message to his shop to help reduce energy costs. His business practices are also in line with green thinking. The crews separate leaf piles for a commercial composter, and pollutants and oils are removed from the debris before waste water is released.
Wagoner's business is a great example of personal and corporate efforts to make a difference, regardless of political affiliations.
[Source: Kari Hastings / Gresham Outlook]