Become a Vermont Green Business

 The Green Mountain State has a reputation for taking care of the planet through our sustainable economy. The Vermont Green Business Program recognizes businesses demonstrate these values. We are here to help you achieve your company’s cost savings and sustainability goals so you can be successful. Becoming a green business is the smart way to do business in the 21st Century.

Why become a green business?

• Customer, community, and statewide recognition
• Free and confidential technical assistance
• Cost savings from energy and water conservation
• Brand association with environmental stewardship

Here’s How to Join:

Thank you for your interest in the Vermont Green Business Program! Follow the simple steps below and you’ll be on your way to becoming a VT Green Business.

STEP 1 – REVIEW PERMITTING REQUIREMENTS & ASSURE COMPLIANCE

Make sure your business has all the required environmental permits. If you are unsure, contact a Permit Specialist for assistance.

STEP 2 – ADDRESS YOUR ENERGY FOOTPRINT

We’ve partnered with Efficiency Vermont and Burlington Electric Department to help you address your energy usage, so that you can save money and lighten your footprint on the planet. To be eligible to become a Green Business, you must have had an energy efficiency consultation. If you are located within Burlington, contact Burlington Electric at (802) 865-7300 for an energy efficiency consultation. Outside of Burlington, contact Efficiency Vermont at (855) 317-2254.

Once you’ve implemented the tasks in the above list, you are ready for Step 3. Walk-through Assessment.  To schedule a Walk-through of your facility, email catherine.craig@vermont.gov or (802)622-4358.

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