Resources for Becoming a Vermont Green Biz

VT Green Businesses must have an environmental policy statement posted on their website. Make it plain to your staff, customers and clients how your company is committed to have a lighter environmental impact. Spell out what it is you do, why you do it and how you are making a difference.

Sample Environmental Policy

____________ (your company name) is committed to protecting the environment, the health and safety of our employees, and the community in which we conduct our business.  It is our policy to seek improvements throughout our business operations to lessen our impact on the local and global environment by conserving energy, water and other natural resources; reducing waste generation; recycling and purchasing environmentally preferable products; and reducing our use of toxic materials or production of toxic products and/or byproducts.  We are committed to environmental excellence and pollution prevention through continual improvement and meeting or exceeding all environmental regulatory requirements.