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Marin Green Business Program

Reduce your environmental impacts and show the community you care about the environment.

What is a Green Business?

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Certified Green businesses in Marin County have to show they:

  • Conserve energy, water, and other resources
  • Cut down on waste and pollution
  • Meet all environmental regulations


As a part of your application process, you'll need to complete a rigorous checklist. We'll also visit your business to make sure you're meeting the requirements.


Certification will highlight your:

  • Environmental responsibility
  • Good employer practices
  • Concern for your community


The Marin Green Business Program is a member of the California Green Business Network. The network brings together business leaders, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations across the state.


Become a Certified Green Business

Why should your business join?

Our staff can help you understand and follow best environmental practices for your business. We point you to resources and opportunities to save money. You'll also get tools to promote your business as environmentally-friendly:

  • Use of the California Green Business Network logo
  • Listing in the California Green Business Directory
  • Recognition certificate, Green Business window decal, and camera-ready artwork
  • Ongoing promotions through local advertising and public events


This program is free for businesses based in Marin County.

Join a wide range of businesses

Over 3,500 businesses are a part of the California Green Business Network. They include:

  • Restaurants
  • Retail and grocery stores
  • Landscapers
  • Printers
  • Hotels
  • Janitorial services
  • Home remodelers
  • Auto repair shops
  • Law offices
  • Realtors
  • And many more!


Is your business not a perfect fit? We'll still do our best to connect you to resources that help green your business.


Find Green Businesses in Marin County


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Page updated May 23, 2024