Sugar Beet was voted the winner in contest held by Rubicon Global, will receive $10,000 to help support their business-.

Sugar Beet, founded in the Oak Park neighborhood outside of Chicago in 2012, will receive $10,000 to help support the growth of their business.

“We’d like to sincerely thank every business that participated in the contest over the last several weeks,” said David Rachelson, Vice President of Sustainability, Rubicon Global.

“Small businesses are the fabric of America and we can think of no better example of a successful, environmentally-conscious company than Sugar Beet Co-Op.”.

For the competition, Rubicon asked small businesses to enter and describe how they are “Crossing the Rubicon” of success in their communities as well as what makes the business stand out.

Rubicon Global works with its small business customers across the United States to find new efficiencies and cost savings in their waste streams and to develop new and innovative ways to reduce, re-use and recycle materials.

Rubicon is based in Atlanta, Ga. and has offices in Lexington, Ky., New York City and San Francisco, Calif. About Rubicon GlobalRubicon Global is the worldwide leader in sustainable, cloud-based waste and recycling solutions.