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Green Businesses

San Francisco Green Businesses meet high environmental standards and are recognized by the City of San Francisco for their achievements. The San Francisco Department of the Environment works with a variety of businesses, from dentists and garment cleaners to hotels and restaurants, to help green their operations.

Visit a Green Business.

Find food, lodging and recreationretail and suppliesnon-profits and services near you that are green businesses. Look for the SF Green Business logo in the window of businesses.

By patronizing a Green Business, you directly contribute to the sustainability of our natural resources and the sustainability of the business. San Francisco Green Businesses go through a rigorous process focused on key areas of purchasing, use, and disposal to become sustainable on the following measures:

• Pollution prevention
• Waste management
• Conservation practices
• Water and waste water management
• Energy efficiency


Related Content
Green Business Guide to Pollution Prevention (video)

Love your local business?
Let your favorite local businesses know about the free San Francisco Green Business Program.

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