Green Your Business
Want to walk the talk? Check out these resources to become a more sustainable business.
Complete Energy Solutions program for small to mid-sized businesses, (916) 563-1681
Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E)
Businesses: What you can do
Energy efficiency tips for business
Business Environmental Resource Center (BERC), (916) 874-2100
The Sacramento Area Sustainable Business program promotes businesses that take voluntary action towards sustainability in the greater Sacramento region. The program recognizes green building practices, efforts to conserve energy and reduce pollution. Participating businesses are given a sustainability recognition display sign, and receive free advertising on the program website and newsletter.
Tip: The certification process can be a bit overwhelming to the sustainability novice. Give them a call if you have questions.
Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District, (916) 874-4800
The Sacramento Metro Air Quality Management District offers incentives to help businesses reduce their carbon footprint. The District helps pay for newer, cleaner engines in efforts to reduce air emissions, improve local air quality and help the state meet federally mandated clean-air milestones.
Website Tip: check out all links under the “Incentive Programs” section.
Low Carbon Information Technology tips—for the IT manager in your office.
Varsity Bike Dock Bike Corral
Park 10 bikes in 1 car parking space. You will need permission from your property manager to do this, but it is worth asking.
IDEAS FOR INTERIORS
- Low/no-VOC paints and carpets
- Green cleaning supplies and services