Green Star Programs
The Green Star Award
The Green Star Award is a voluntary green business certification program. It is the original
In 2008, the Air Quality Award, unveiled in 2000, was combined with the Green Star Award, adding two air quality-related standards to the the award.
A specialized Schools version of the Green Star Standards are available with specific examples focusing on schools.
The Site Assessment program is designed to support the Award programs by providing individual assistance to organizations. Green Star staff are available to visit enrollee facilities to identify current positive practices, potential improvements, and resources.
Green Events is an assistance program designed to make public event recycling more accessible. The program targets recycling as well as waste prevention activities. Recycling bins are available for use and technical assisstance is provided for setting up a successful temporary recycling program.