Earth Day is celebrated each year on the third Friday of April. The first Earth Day arose from an interest in gathering national support for environmental issues.
The following businesses are doing their part to make Alameda a green-powered community by purchasing wind and solar energy. Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) and the Downtown Alameda Business Association encourage you to show your support for “Alameda Green” businesses by visiting them in person.
Central Florist, 2404 Central Ave
Visit Central Florist to find the perfect flowers and gifts for any occasion and can even create a custom bouquet to fit your unique needs.
Daisy’s, 1322 Park Street
Necessities, Frivolities, & Embellishments for everyday life! Bringing a sense of carefree beauty and fanciful elegance to Alameda, this award-winning boutique is a beloved home accents and gift shop.
District Footwear & Apparel, 1336 Park Street #A
District Footwear has an inner-city vibe and carries a great selection of sneakers and apparel.
Helios Images, 1242 Park Street #B
This nationally ranked photographer specializes in destination weddings and documentary portraits. Douglas Despres and Katherine Park Deakin create lifestyle inspired photographs full of warmth and love.
Himalayan Gift Shop, 1623 Park Street
Himalayan Gift Shop offers incredibly priced handcrafted clothing from India, Nepal, and Tibet. Find unique gifts for any occassion, from jewelry to Nepalese singing bowls.
Island Print Express, 2534 Santa Clara Ave
Island Print Express provides fast service for all your printing needs including posters, banners, and envelopes.
Janene’s Bridal Boutique, 2418 Central Ave
This local bridal shop offers top-of-the-line wedding dresses featuring exquisite silks, delicate European laces, beautiful embroidery, and fine hand beading. The staff are dedicated to making dream weddings a memorable reality.
Lauren’s Closet, 1420 Park St
Lauren’s Closet features new and used clothes plus accessories, toys, and more for expectant mothers, children, juniors, and young adults.
Monkey Bars, 1507 Park Street
Monkey Bars is Alameda’s choice for eco-friendly children’s clothing and baby gear. An earth-friendly boutique specializing in feeding, clothing, and diapering solutions for the busy but earth-conscious parent.
Namaste Craft & Gifts, 1415 Park St
Handcrafted and fair trade items from all corners of the world: South Pacific Islands, South and East Asia, Africa, South America, and everywhere in between.
Park Centre Animal Hospital, 2501 Central Ave
A full service veterinary clinic serving the pets of Alameda since 1964. The pet hospital is accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association and provides the facilities, staff, equipment, and medical protocols to deliver the highest quality care.
PloyThai Spa, 2410 Central Ave
Step into a relaxing environment and let PloyThai Spa pamper you with premier beauty and spa treatment service, including Tradition Thai Massage.
Quick Communications, 1526 Park Street
Quick Communications provides cell phone sales, service, repair, and unlocking on-site with an emphasis on customer service. An authorized Verizon Wireless retailer.
Steven P. Small – Alameda Evening Law Clinic, 2509 Santa Clara Ave
Licensed family lawyer specializing in divorce and custody proceedings.
Tomo & Company, 1403 Park Street
Hair care services for women, men, and children are provided in an atmosphere where clients feel comfortable.
Tot Tank, 1413 Park Street
A destination for new and seasoned parents to find a complete collection of tried and true necessities. Special services include car seat installation and stroller fitting.
For a list of more Alameda Green Businesses, be sure to visit Alameda Municipal Power’s website: www.alamedamp.com/alameda-green-businesses-list
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