Sustainable Business Program
It is our collective responsibility to protect the city we love by mitigating our environmental impact in every way possible to be sustainable.
Through our partnership with Seattle Public Utilities and Cascadia Consulting Group, we provide free one-on-one technical assistance to help our local businesses conserve resources and reduce their environmental impact through Washington's EnviroStars program.
WHAT IS ENVIROSTARS?
EnviroStars is a free, one-stop hub for Washington businesses to get information, help, and recognition for actions that protect their workplace, the community, and the planet. By joining EnviroStars, businesses have free access to resources and incentives that can help them adopt greener practicers and get recognized for it. EnviroStars helps businesses experience more efficiency, lower utility bills, greater comfort, improved worker safety, and a more healthy and productive workplace.
Sign Up for a FREE Site Visit!
It couldn't be easier to get started! Just click here, pick a time that works for you, and an EnviroStars consultant will come out for a site visit. Visits take less than 30 minutes, and if you schedule one during business hours, you don’t even have to be present for the team to check out your space and make recommendations.
Once you've completed the essential first steps in the program, we'll help you get recognized with promotional website graphics, window clings, and a certificate from the City of Seattle. EnviroStars businesses that achieve the highest level of recognition are also eligible for free digital advertising!
If you're a Seattle Made member, check out more benefits to this program, and learn more here! If you're not a Seattle Made member, check out other resources we offer here.
What our seattle made members love about Envirostars
Choice Organic Teas
"As an organic tea manufacturer, sustainability, conservation, and waste reduction are core principles for Choice Organic Teas. EnviroStars has helped us to identify areas where we have already succeeded in reducing our environmental impact as well as enlightened us to city programs and grants to help us further our goals of waste reduction and energy conservation. It’s so important that businesses evaluate their impact on the environment and having EnviroStars as a free resource for Seattle businesses is invaluable."
Anne-Marie Phillips, VP of Sales & Marketing
Copperworks Distilling Company
“It gives a great checklist and good best practices and ideas that a maturing company would want to do, to move towards being more sustainable. You don’t have to invent everything yourself, you don’t have to think of everything and then there’s the support to help get those things in place, and the rewards are great.”
Jason Parker, Co-founder/President
Fragrance By Molly Ray
"When I started my business, I did not realize how supportive of a community we have in Seattle. EnviroStars is a big part of pulling that together and connecting business owners to one another. As we all strive to be as environmentally and socially responsible as we can with our businesses, there are always challenges and this group has been a great space and forum for increasing my ability to embed sustainable growth into my business model."
Molly Ray, Fragrance Designer