Lafayette Green

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In 2008, the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce created a GREEN Committee to assist and recognize Lafayette Businesses that are committed to adopting green practices.  After description of program see list of Lafayette green businesses.

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Our goals include:

  • Help businesses get well-deserved attention for their efforts
  • Help residents more easily identify green businesses in our city
  • Proposition for Businesses

What You Do

  • Sign up to be a Lafayette Green Business and make a pledge to adopt “best practices.”
  • Attend an orientation and training where you will receive informationon how to become a BAY AREA GREEN BUSINESS and a Lafayette Green Business
  • Share green practices that you’ve adopted so they can be listed on this Chamber Website
  • Periodically share progress/challenges with the Chamber and its members

What You Get

Assistance

  • Free Training
  • Free on-site audit
  • Designated “green consultant” from our committee
  • Assistance with certification process
  • Receive information about new services & resources

Recognition

  • Free promotion by the Chamber through the website, local newspapers and newsletters
  • “Lafayette Green Business” designation & logo/window sticker and virtual logo

Three Levels of Recognition

  1. “Pledged” – pledged to work on adopting green practices
  2. “Lafayette Green”- adopted an initial/basic set of green practices that show that you are on the way to becoming GREEN. This is not a certification!
  3. “Certified Green Business” – has adopted an advanced level of green practices and has been certified by the county’s BAY AREA GREEN BUSINESS PROGRAM.

All businesses that sign up are…

LAFAYETTE GREEN BUSINESS PARTNERS
Download this application form to get started

OR

Fill in Lafayette Green Business Application form online and fax or mail it to us

Fill in Lafayette Green Business Checklist online and fax or mail with your Lafayette Green Business Application

You can access the following documents to help you get started:

Bay Area Green Business Application

Lafayette Green Business Applicant Instructions

Lafayette Green Business Checklist

Lafayette Business Owners Green Brochure

Sustainability in Lafayette

Tips For How To Green Your Business

Water, Energy and Waste Information

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Here are some helpful links for additional information on “Greening” your business: