The Bay Area Green Business Program is a successful partnership of environmental agencies and utilities that assists, recognizes and promotes businesses and government agencies that volunteer to operate in a more environmentally responsible way.
BayMAX is a partnership between Santa Clara County, San Mateo County, and the California Integrated Waste Management Board.
California Materials Exchange (CALMAX) helps businesses find markets for used or unwanted materials. Contains links to other materials exchanges.
California Integrated Waste Management Board Resource Conservation Division for business waste reduction assistance offering a variety of programs.
California Integrated Waste Management Board - Business Waste Reduction Resources Index. Programs and Services That Help Businesses Prevent or Reduce Waste. http://www.ciwmb.ca.gov/bizwaste/OfficePaper/default.htm
The EcoGateway - A guide to online resources serves the information and communication needs of individuals and organizations working to protect our environment and create a sustainable future. It contains links to more than 10,000 web sites and pages.
SustainableBusiness.com Focuses on environment & business. Resources include the "Sustainable Business Insider" magazine, postings on business opportunities, Green Dream Jobs listings, a library of links.
Implement, the City of Seattle's sustainable building tool. It is a practical how-to-tool that assists in implementing the sustainable building policy.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's website for Federal Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) is a key component of the Federal government's "buy-recycled" program. At this Web site, you'll find information about the CPG and about EPA's Recovered Materials Advisory Notices (RMANs), which recommend recycled-content levels for CPG items.
Waste prevention for the Hotel and Hospitality Industry -- visit the Green Hotels Association.
WasteWi$e Program United States Environmental Protection Agency offers a flexible method for designing solid waste reduction programs to meet individual needs.