Get Your Plano Business Certified

Program Benefits
Businesses achieving certification will be certified for a two-year period and are expected to uphold the green practices on a daily basis.  

As a Certified Green Business you will receive:
  • A Green Business Certification decal to display prominently at your business;
  • Permission to display this logo on your company website and in your advertisements or stationery
  • A listing on the City’s Green Business Certification website under your business category;
  • Opportunity to be highlighted on our website;
  • Potential additional exposure to other marketing avenues, i.e., Plano Economic Development Board, Plano Chamber of Commerce, Plano Profile, SNAP-e News, the City of Plano’s residential newsletters, Live Green in Plano Volunteer Newsletter.
Eligibility and Cost
Small- to medium-sized Plano businesses with walk-in clientele which belong in the industry classification currently available for certification are eligible to apply.

Cost for Certification Valid for Two Years:
  • Less than 25 employees, your cost will be $200.
  • Twenty-five or more employees, your cost will be $350.
  • The Green Business Certification program is designed to be able to certify a business whether your facility is owned or leased.
The Process
  1. Email your request for an application. 
  2. When your application is received, a commercial recycling coordinator will email you the Green Business Certification checklist and schedule an on-site visit.
  3. After the initial on-site visit, you and your coordinator will form a  plan for follow-up and completion.
  4. GBC payment will be due after the checklist has been reviewed and verified.
  5. Green Business Certification is issued.
Contact Rita Keys at 972-769-4393 or by email if you have any questions.