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Green Business Program

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Certified Green Businesses in the City of Santa Cruz have gone above and beyond regulatory requirements to prevent pollution and conserve resources by: reducing water use, conserving energy, purchasing recycled content products, eliminating toxic cleaning chemicals, improving worker safety and reducing waste to landfill.

For a complete listing of Green Businesses in the Monterey Bay Area visit the Regional Website.

Want information on how to become a certified Green Business?

Contact the Green Business Coordinator:

City of Santa Cruz Green Business Program Coordinator

Kristen Perez  420-5592   Email                                                                                                                      

City of Santa Cruz Green Businesses by Category:

Auto Body & Repair Shops 

 Construction Design & Contractors
Consultants  Education & Training
Finance, Insurance, & Real Estate  Health & Wellness Services
Home Building Repair & Maintenance  Landscape Architects & Landscapers
Laundromats  Non-profit Organizations & Associations
Industry & Manufacturing  Law Offices
Media, Design & Computer Services  Printers
Public Facilities & Venues 

 Retail Shops

Restaurants, Caterers & Grocery Stores  Salons & Spas

Suppliers & Distributors

 Tours & Visitor Accommodations


Map of City of Santa Cruz Green Businesses: Coming Soon!

View Certified Green Businesses in a full screen map.

 Green Auto Body and Repair Shops

 Green Cleaning Services

  • Mission dry Cleaners, 1224 Mission Street, 831-426-4226

Green Construction Design and Contractors

Green Consultants and Solar

Green Education and Training

Green Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Property Management Offices

Green Fitness

Green Grocery and Markets

Green Health and Wellness Services 

Green Home and Building Repair and Maintenance

Green Landscape Architects and Landscapers

Green Non-Profit Organizations and Associations

Green Industry and Manufacturing

Green Media, Design, Data, Computer Services and Communication

Green Printers

Green Government and Public Facilities

Green Retail Shops

Green Restaurants, Cafes, Catering

Green Suppliers & Distributors

Green Salons and Spas

Green Tours and Visitor Accommodations

Green Transportation

For more information please contact:
Green Business Coordinator Kristen Perez