Template for a Building Operating Plan
This is a template for a company's commitment to maintain sustainable practices regarding maintenance, management, purchasing, facilities, tenant services, education, and support.
Ways to make sure water isn't wasted.
This factsheet gives information about the hazards of toxics in air fresheners, electronics, ink, etc. and provides options for disposal, less toxic alternatives, and vendors who sell less-toxic alternatives.
Cleaning products that can be created from household products instead of using chemical-heavy store bought cleaners.
This is an example environmental policy that you can adapt and specify to your business and have signed by an officer on letterhead.
This model policy was developed to be straightforward and consistent with our checklist. Feel free to use this-- but make changes so it is applicable to you! Delete and change things so it is easy to follow, add product links or specs, etc. Make it a useful tool.
View the 2011 Monterey Bay Area Green Business
San Francisco Green Business Program green standards for the office/retail sector.
Attached file for template to use when creating an environmental policy
Items to discuss with your landlord
A powerpoint that presents the merits of a Green Business Program to engage stakeholders.
This is a sample budget for a local Green Business Program.
This presentation is a workshop for businesses interested in becoming certified.
Office/retail standards for the San Francisco Green Business Program
The greenhouse gas calculator helps businesses quantify their carbon footprint by entering energy use and other metrics.
Adoption and use of this policy meets the Green Business requirement to have a written green purchasing policy.
Santa Barbara Green Business Academy Intro
This document provides an example of how one business approached creating a Green Team.
Keep track of your business' progress through the Green Business Program. Assign employees to specific measures, and designate deadlines for the completion of the project.