Green Guide For New Businesses

Business.gov, the official business link to the U.S. Government, is managed by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) in a partnership with 21 other federal agencies. This partnership, known as Business Gateway, is a Presidential E-government initiative that provides a single access point to government services and information to help the nation’s businesses with their operations.

Business.gov offers, what they believe, are ten steps a business must follow in order to be deemed a green business.

  1. Comply with environmental regulations
  2. Develop an environmental management plan
  3. Build green
  4. Buy green products
  5. Adopt energy efficient practices
  6. Reduce, reuse, recycle wastes
  7. Conserve water
  8. Prevent pollution
  9. Create a green marketing strategy
  10. Join industry partnership and stewardship programs