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The Port of San Diego honored seven of its sustainable tenants for their efforts toward ensuring the preservation of San Diego Bay at the 2017 Green Business Network Sustainable Achievement Award Ceremony. The event was held November 7, 2017... Read More

The Port of San Diego’s Green Business Network has received an Honorable Mention in the Stakeholder Education, Awareness and Involvement category in the 2017 American Association of Port Authorities’ Environmental Awards. The Port, along with... Read More

On January 30, 2017, Flagship Cruises & Events (Flagship) of San Diego was one of three organizations recognized with the first ever Ultra Green Fuel Technologies 2016 Environmental Award for outstanding sustainable fuel efforts. Flagship... Read More

Transit benefit programs are free and save employers and employees money because most programs apply pre-tax dollars towards the program.

Simple Steps to Take

  1. Discuss with the Green Team and senior management to see if you... Read More

Education is key.

If staff isn't aware that your business is participating in the Green Business Challenge, it will be hard for them to understand and accept why adopting new policies and procedures is important. 

Encourage... Read More

In 2005, 2 million tons of electronic waste were landfilled in the United States. "Technotrash" or "electronic waste" is the fastest growing part of our solid waste stream. Technotrash contains lots of toxic materials that can easily end up in... Read More

Carbon dioxide (CO2) from burning gasoline and diesel contributes to global climate change. You can do your part to reduce climate change by reducing your carbon footprint! When purchasing new cars for your fleet, is it within your company policy... Read More

Call it "Green Day" or "Green Week." It's fun to celebrate your office's accomplishments. Daily e-mails could be sent to all staff identifying the impact of specific Green Office Challenge actions or other environmental initiatives. This could... Read More

Hazardous waste is a waste with properties that make it dangerous or potentially harmful to human health or the environment. According to the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act hazardous waste is a waste that appears on one of the four... Read More

Lack of showers discourages many people from bicycling to work. If your building has a fitness center, allow showering by bicycle commuters.

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