These are some requirements of the Bay Area Green Business certification for reducing environmental impact and hazards to workers while increasing sustainability.
A list of the required elements of the Building Operating Plan.
These are some requirements of the Bay Area Green Business certification which pertain to home and office cleaning operations.
These are some requirements of the Bay Area Green Business certification that apply to restaurants and cafes.
These are some requirements of the Bay Area Green Business certigfication that apply to automotive repair businesses.
This is a template for companies to show their commitment to hiring locally. It also lists some resources for advertising open positions.
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.
Tips on how to conserve water indoors and outdoors.
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.
Attached file for template to use when creating an environmental policy
Businesses that have over 30 employees in the Monterey Bay Area (Santa Cruz County, San Benito County, and Monterey County) need to fill out a Greenhouse Gas Inventory survey as part of their Green Business Certification.
Adoption and use of this policy meets the Green Business requirement to have a written green purchasing policy.
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.