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Sustainable Business

Bay Area Green Business Program
The Bay Area Green Business Program is a partnership between local, city, and county governments, environmental agencies, and utility companies that assists and promotes businesses and other government agencies that volunteer to operate in a more environmentally responsible way. To be certified "green," participants must be in compliance with all state and local regulations and meet program standards for conserving resources, preventing pollution, and minimizing waste. Learn More

RecycleWorks helps businesses adopt a variety of practices to reduce the amount of waste they throw away and helping their bottom line in the process. Over 75% of what is being thrown away at work in San Mateo County can be recycled, and reducing this waste not only helps the environment but can also result in cost savings — money that otherwise literally goes right to the dump! Learn More

RightLights is an energy-efficient lighting program that provides subsidized lighting upgrades and free professional assistance to help San Mateo business owners lower their energy bills. Learn More

Sustainable Silicon Valley (SSV)
Sustainable Silicon Valley (SSV) is a collaboration of businesses, governments, and non-governmental organizations working toward reducing regional carbon dioxide emissions. Businesses owners can calculate their current emissions and discover best practices on how to reduce those emissions over time. Learn More

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development
The World Business Council for Sustainable Development provides a platform for companies to explore sustainable development, share knowledge, experiences and best practices, and to advocate business positions on these issues in a variety of forums, working with governments, non-governmental and intergovernmental organizations. Among their offerings is a free, easy-to-use Global Water Tool for companies and organizations to map their water use and assess risks relative to their operations and supply chains. Learn More

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