Helpful Resources

Here are some great resources for additional information on “Greening” your business:
Energy
Improve business performance and reduce your energy costs with the help of PG&E. Businesses can be provided with:
  • No-cost onsite energy efficiency surveys
  • Rebates - all businesses qualify
PG&E
To participate, visit PG&E online resource, or call PG&E at 800-468-4743. Restaurants
Check out PG&E’s Food Service Technology Center.  Based in San Ramon, the Center provides equipment testing, educational seminars, and a library of information on equipment performance at no cost. Call 800-398-3782 or go to the Food Service Technology Center online resource to learn more.

Energy Star

Energy Star is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) voluntary program that helps businesses and individuals save money and protect our climate through superior energy efficiency. Visit their website or check out their small business guidebook.

Waste

For information on how to reduce waste and cut the cost of your monthly trash bill, AVI has free consulting services available. Email them or call them at 925-479-9545 for more information. Review their website to find out about their commercial services available for Dublin businesses. Alameda County’s Waste Management Authority and Recycling Board, known as Stopwaste.org, has recycling information for businesses.

CalRecycle
View information for businesses on how to reduce waste.

Water & Sewer
Water Conservation and Rebates
Dublin San Ramon Services District (DSRSD) has helpful resources for businesses on its website.

Email water conservation for a free on-site water survey or other conservation information. See additional best management practices for more information.

Pollution Prevention
DSRSD works with dentists, food service businesses, auto shops, dry cleaners, plumbers, waste haulers, and industrial facilities to prevent water pollution and limit discharges of harmful substances to the sewer system.

See best management practices for water.

Air
511.org has information on ride sharing, how to get around the Bay Area on public transit and more.

Spare the Air
Employers can help to reduce smog by joining the Spare the Air Employer Program.

Participate in National Bike Month and Bike-to-Work programs. Promote the programs with your staff and check out Dublin's events.