Green Business Assistance Programs
There are many ways to get started: choose to buy green electricity from the grid, upgrade your business or facility with better energy efficiency, storage, or local renewable energy, fuel switch to electric appliances and zero emissions fleet vehicles, buy sustainable materials, adopt waste and water reduction measures, and sequester carbon through green landscaping and composting.
Find out more at CalRecycle’s Green Your Business page, California Green Business Network’s Resources page, and feel free to reach out the sustainability team with questions and ideas.
Read more here: https://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/sustainability/
California Green Business Network
Becoming a Certified Green Businesses shows that you care about sustainability and are committed to conserving resources and preventing pollution in both your facility and operations. It means that your business complies with environmental regulations in the areas of waste, energy, water, pollution prevention, and air quality.
Fremont currently has over 20 certified Green Businesses—you can find the full list of them here. Every year, new and re-certified Green Businesses are honored at a City Council meeting. The Council meetings are broadcast on cable channel 27 and available via a live webcast when the meeting is in session.
If you are ready to enroll your business in the program, visit the Green Business Certification page.