As part of its annual environmental education program, the Borough of Hawthorne's Environmental Commission recognizes local "green" businesses for their environmental awareness and efforts in the community.
Businesses previously recognized are as follows:
- 2010 - Puzo's Restaurant - 1st solar panels
- 2011 - Browning Forshay Funeral Home - solar panels
- 2012 - Magic Carousel Pre-School
- 2013 - Well Read Bookstore
- 2014 - Paul's Volvo
- 2015 - Home Supply, Inc.
- 2016 - The Learning Tree Preschool
- 2017 - Kohler Distributing