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About

The Green Business Program of Santa Barbara County (GBPSBC) is part of the California Green Business Program, a network of local programs operated by counties and cities throughout California.

The GBPSBC provides resources, assistance and evaluations to businesses that want to operate more sustainably in order to conserve resources, generate savings, and gain certification and recognition.

We work with businesses in the cities of Carpinteria, Santa Barbara, Goleta, Buellton, Solvang, Santa Maria and Guadalupe, as well as the unincorporated areas of Santa Barbara County to operate in an environmentally-responsible manner, and recognize them for their efforts. 

Our program requires a small fee that lasts for 3 years until it is time to recertify. Fees are determined based on your sector's square footage.

Rebates Available!

The California Green Business Network (CAGBN), in partnership with the California Environmental Protection Agency, is pleased to announce that funds are now available to assist businesses with updates and upgrades that are required to become a Certified Green Business. Up to $500 per business is available on a first-come-first-served basis until the available funds are spent.

These funds can be used to complete measures from installing LED lighting to replacing cleaning products with healthier options.

Learn about becoming a Green Business and make sure to ask us about the status of the business rebate program when you apply. Learn more details about the rebate here!

There has never been a better time to get certified!