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Green Your Business

The Seattle Public Utilities EnviroStars Program offers free tools and assistance to help Seattle area businesses conserve resources and prevent pollution. Learn how your business can reduce costs, gain a competitive edge, and contribute to a clean and healthy community. Take advantage of free green business help from SPU and become eligible for recognition through EnviroStars.

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Recycle, compost, reduce waste

By reducing waste you can save 20-30% on your business waste bills. Take steps to bring your company into compliance with Seattle’s recycling and composting requirements. Food packaging requirements and Straw & Utensil serviceware requirements. Learn more >

Prevent water pollution

When it rains, stormwater runoff picks up harmful substances from parking lots, roofs, streets, sidewalks and construction sites. These pollutants flow directly into our waterways. Seattle businesses are required to implement practices to protect our region’s water. Learn more >

Save water

Saving water is good for business and the environment. Your business may easily reduce water use and lower utility costs 20-30% by replacing inefficient equipment and changing operations. Learn more >

Save money

Find available rebates, useful publications, how-to guides, manuals, regulatory help, reports, and self-audit tools to green your business, comply with laws, and improve your bottom line. Learn more >