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EnviroStars Green Business Program

EnviroStarsEnviroStars is a free, one-stop hub for Washington businesses to get information, assistance, free resources and recognition for actions that protect the environment and employee health and safety. Watch our videolinks to external site to learn more.

Why should your business join EnviroStars?
EnviroStars can help your business: 

  • EnviroStars sell sheetIdentify practices to save energy and water, and potentially reduce your utility costs
  • Access free resources from local government, including free recycling bins for your office areas and free spill kits to clean up spills in your business or oil leaks in your parking lot
  • Access rebates for facility upgrades from utilities
  • Protect Lake Washington and reduce your environmental impact
  • Reach new customers through local and regional marketing campaigns and the EnviroStars online green business directory
  • Be recognized as a green leader in our community

Download an EnviroStars postcard (pdf, 230kb) for Kirkland businesses.

Find resources and get recognized
envirostars video screenshotVisit to find incentives, rebates and resources or register to start the process of becoming a recognized EnviroStars business. The program is open to businesses of any type or size, and is especially designed to help small businesses and businesses owned by people of color and women.

We're here to help your business go green
The City of Kirkland can help connect your business with resources and get your business recognized – contact our Recycling Hotline at or 425-587-3812 for assistance.

For free multilingual assistance, call the EnviroStars Hotline at 1-877-220-7827 (Spanish / Español, Vietnamese / Tiếng Việt, Mandarin / 官话, Russian / ру́сский язы́к, Tagalog, Korean / 한국어, Amharic / አማርኛ, Somali / ˜اَف صَومالي).

EnviroStars green business - ECA Thrift ShopHow will joining EnviroStars benefit your business?
Businesses that join EnviroStars receive marketing benefits through the program. The more green actions your business takes, the more marketing benefits you receive. See our marketing benefits flyer (pdf, 540kb).

About the EnviroStars green business program
The EnviroStars green business program assists with all aspects of sustainable business operations, including recycling and waste reduction, stormwater, energy use, water conservation, transportation and hazardous waste. It is led by a coalition of Washington utilities, cities and counties, including Kirkland, Bellevue, Redmond, and Seattle, and advised by a diverse volunteer business committee.

Support local green businesses
Consumers can find local green businesses to support on the directory.