Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Abi Townsend, Owner of Green Distributors LLC., located in Taylorsville, UT, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

At Green Distributors, we carry products that are designed specifically to reduce waste from single-use plastic items.

Our customers are people who want to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle and lower their waste with reusable and long-lasting products.

Tell us about yourself

The full Green Distributors origin story can be found on our About Us page:

Our mission is to provide a helpful resource for people along their Zero Waste, Eco Minimalist, Low Impact journeys.

My driving motivation is to raise awareness of actionable ways that people can make a difference through creativity, mindfulness, and simple lifestyle changes.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Becoming a member of 1% for the Planet. I am also currently working on Carbon Neutral Certification.

What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?

I have no employees to delegate tasks to. It can be a challenge to find the time to do everything and to make sure that no task (big or small) gets overlooked or forgotten about. This can also have a direct impact on my work/life balance.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

  1. Do thorough market research before you invest any money into a product or idea.
  2. Know who your customer is and how to reach them.
  3. Choose something that you enjoy learning and talking about.

Is there anything else you'd like to share?

I also have a second business coming soon. ATH Reusables for handcrafted, reusable products and zero waste stickers. The web address for that store is

Where can people find you and your business?


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