Green

Check out Eco-Friendly information and resources to manage an eco-friendly business.  

Environmental

South Coast Air Quality Management District
The SCAQMD is the air pollution control agency for all of Orange County and the urban portions of Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. For businesses handling hazardous materials (such as gas stations, auto body shops, dry cleaners,) please visit the AQMD (South Coast Air Quality Management District).

Green Small Business
To achieve greenhouse gas reductions in a cost effective way, resources on our site have been developed to help small businesses save money and limit their environmental impact.

Business Voice of Green Economy
GreenBiz advances the opportunities at the intersection of business, technology and sustainability. Through its websites, events, peer-to-peer network and research, GreenBiz promotes the potential to drive transformation and accelerate progress — within companies, industries and in the very nature of business.

E-Cycling Center Map
Dispose of hazardous materials used to make electronics properly and find an e-cycling center close to you.

Water Conservation
Review policies and laws for water safety and quality.

Downloadable Tools

WaterSense Management Practices for Commercial and Institutional Facilities

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency fact sheet about water-saving practices.

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