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The Sonoma Green Business Program is a partnership of government agencies and utilities that assists, recognizes, and promotes local organizations, focusing on small- to medium-sized consumer-oriented businesses that volunteer to operate in a more environmentally responsible way. To be certified, participants must be in compliance with all environmental regulations and meet program standards for conserving resources, preventing pollution, and minimizing waste.

Register for the Sonoma Green Business Program at

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A Green Business…

  • Is recognized as an environmental leader
  • Strengthens its bottom line through operating efficiencies
  • Improves employee morale and creates an overall healthy workplace
  • Demonstrates community good will
  • Holds a marketing edge

Green Businesses receive recognition through:

See Get Certified to learn how your business can get certified.

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Some actions Green Businesses take:

  • Buying recycled paper and copying double-sided
  • Cleaning with less toxic products
  • Using efficient lighting systems to save energy
  • Walking, biking, taking transit or buying hybrid vehicles
  • Remodeling with green materials and low-VOC paint
  • Recycling office paper and ink cartridges
  • Conserving water with high-efficiency toilets and faucet aerators

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