Company makes top five

Back To Earth Enviro Products Inc. is a top-five finalist for the People’s Choice Award at the 13th Annual Small Business BC Awards

  • Feb. 5, 2016 5:00 p.m.

A Coldstream company is a top-five finalist for the People’s Choice Award at the 13th Annual Small Business BC Awards.

Back To Earth Enviro Products Inc. reached the final five after careful consideration by the judges.

“We are exceptionally honoured,” said Kiley Routley, Back To Earth Enviro Products’ owner and founder.

“This award comes directly from our customers, our supporters, our community. We are beyond honoured. We’re extremely grateful and thankful.”

Started in 2007 and incorporated in 2013, the Coldstream company features a large variety of more than 54 products, such as hand-made soaps, shampoo, conditioner, body lotions, tub teas, body butters, pain relief, deodorants and natural sun protection), supporting an earth-friendly lifestyle.

“We give back knowledge on how to be earth friendly,” said Routley. “We give workshops and we teach people how to make their own earth friendly products.”

Joining Back To Earth Enviro Products Inc. as a finalist for the People’s Choice Award are Game Quest (Prince George); Lighthouse Visionary Strategies (Whistler); Shiraz Café and Restaurant (Prince George); and Vintage & Restoration Love (Dawson Creek).

Winners will be announced on Feb. 25 at the Small Business BC Awards Ceremony at the Pan Pacific Vancouver, hosted by Travel Best Bets Founder and Global BC travel expert Claire Newell. These are your 2015-16 Top 5 finalists.

The competition was strong with a record-breaking 535 nominations from across the province and a standout selection of top-10 semifinalists.

Vernon’s Hayden Fitness Studio and Pooch Partners were also nominated for the People’s Choice Award, while the Armstrong Inn was nominated for the Best Concept Award.

 

The Small Business B.C. Awards are the most visible awards program in B.C. for small business owners and entrepreneurs.