Business digest: Green program seeks applicants

The New Mexico Environment Department is accepting applications for the 2013 Green Zia Environmental Leadership Program. The program recognizes environmental and sustainability achievements of New Mexico organizations and assists members with goal setting and assessments.

Last year, participating companies reported reductions of 3,060 pounds of hazardous waste; 573,374 pounds of solid waste; 340,000 gallons of water; 79 therms; and cost savings of $164,240 through implementing new policies and practices.

The GZELP membership handbook and membership applications can at Applications are due March 1.

Information: Jill Turner, 505-222-9548 or

Senior facility gains new director

Wheatfields Senior Living Center has added a new executive director to the fold.

Diane Osborne comes to the center from Lubbock, where she served as assisted living director at Carillon Senior LifeCare Community.

She holds a master's degree in leadership from Lubbock Christian University.

Business Digest is compiled by CNJ staff writer Kevin Wilson. He can be contacted at 763-3431, ext. 313, or by email:

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