Lisa Daugherty, owner of Juneau Composts!, talks about her year-old business on Oct. 24, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Lisa Daugherty, owner of Juneau Composts!, talks about her year-old business on Oct. 24, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Juneau composting business wins $25K for sustainability

Path to Prosperity Business Competition.

Juneau Composts! and Mud Bay Lumber Company are the 2018 winners of the annual Path to Prosperity Business Competition.

The winners were announced Tuesday at the 2019 Mid-Session Summit hosted by Southeast Conference. Both businesses split the $50,000 prize.

Juneau Composts! is a composting service available in Juneau serving households and businesses of all kinds. Mud Bay Lumber Company is a family-based, small-scale sawmill in Haines.

[Composting business aims to help in fight to make landfill last]

Path to Prosperity is an annual sustainable business development competition that awards $50,000 to triple bottomline businesses (an accounting framework with social, environmental and financial considerations) in Southeast Alaska.

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