San Mateo County
Green Business Program


The Office of Sustainability offers technical assistance and resources to small and medium-sized businesses located in San Mateo County to conserve energy and water, minimize waste, prevent pollution, and save money. Do you want to have safer products and happy employees? Become a Certified Green Business! The program, part of the statewide California Green Business Network, leads the nation in creating a vibrant green economy that makes communities healthier and more livable while conserving resources.

  • New Leaf Community Market

    “New Leaf’s environmental ethic has always been a part of how we do business. The green business process offered us an easy tool to assess our efforts toward waste reduction, energy efficiency, and water conservation and pollution prevention and help communicate that to our customers”.

    Danielle Seyler, Sustainability Engagement Leader
    Half Moon Bay
  • Toole's Garage

    "The Green Business Program helped us verify of our goals of recycling as much as possible - oils cardboards, metal etc.; keeping our energy use to a minimum with better tooling, equipment, and energy efficient lighting, and reducing paper consumption by utilizing the technology available to us"

    Audra Del Carlo
    San Carlos