5 Surprising Companies Going Green

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Google is a green company - Google / YouTube

When one thinks of environmentally forward-thinking businesses, some companies spring immediately to mind: Whole Foods Market (WFM), Annie's (BNNY), Patagonia, Seventh Generation, and Method, for example, are all known for their commitment to being green.

However, there are other firms putting a lot of resources into planet-helping initiatives -- companies whose green tactics are far less recognized, and may even come as a surprise to you. Let's take a look at a few.

Huge companies making huge strides

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Motley Fool analyst Alyce Lomax owns shares of Waste Management and Whole Foods Market. The Motley Fool recommends Google, Unilever, Waste Management, and Whole Foods Market. The Motley Fool owns shares of Google, Waste Management, and Whole Foods Market.