If you have questions as you work through the checklist, contact Dana Armanino at 415-473-3292 or firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance .
Please note that while we strive to assist businesses of every type and size there are some that are outside the scope of our program.
Resource Guide if you would like assistance in meeting the standards.
To obtain more information on the program and
discover what other Bay Area businesses and counties are participating, visit
the Association of Bay Area Governments' website:
What do I have to do?
Pledge to Stay Green
"We believe a successful business is dependent on a healthy environment. We are actively working to show our environmental responsibility to our community by committing to the following objectives:
To comply with all applicable regulations and strive to exceed compliance
To conserve energy, water, materials and other resources
To develop and implement practices that prevent pollution and waste
To be an environmentally responsible business within our community
To strive for continuous improvement."
Staff will work with your business and local agencies to verify that you are complying with any applicable environmental regulations. These could include visits from wastewater, storm water, CUPA (hazardous materials/waste) and Air, depending on your business type. We pride ourselves on providing technical assistance to ensure your business is in compliance.
Identify ways to conserve resources & prevent pollution
Use Green Business checklist to select and record measures to:
You may already be doing enough to qualify. Staff from PG&E, your water company and others will verify what you're doing to meet the Green Business certification criteria.