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GREEN BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Renaissance Hotel


This hotel is Gold Certified for: Offering recycling throughout the hotel for hotel guests. | Having an environmental policy that is renewed every 12 months. | Implementing energy saving techniques throughout the hotel such as LED lights and sensor lighting. | Offering low flow water faucets in all hotel rooms. | Being certified LEED Silver for building design and construction.

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WHAT IS GREEN BUSINESS:

The City of Dallas Green Business Certification is a free service offered to businesses to assist them in “going green”. The Green Business Certification program recognizes businesses that prevents waste, incorporates recycling, and promotes reuse, reduce, and composting in their business operations. Any business who supports sustainability efforts can be recognized through the Green Business program.


HOW TO APPLY:​

1. Contact the City of Dallas Zero Waste team by EMAIL or  by  phone at 214-671-8138. This is the most important step in getting certified. 

2. Download the Green Business SCORECARD and go over the categories.

3. Fill Out the Scorecard and return it to the Dallas Zero Waste team.
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WHO CAN APPLY:

Any business in Dallas that incorporates green practices and conserves resources can apply to become "Green Business Certified". These types of businesses include: Multifamily Properties, Hotels, Manufacturing Companies, Distribution Centers, Warehouses, Restaurants & Bars, Barbershops, Office Buildings, Data Centers, Hospitals, and other businesses.

 

BENEFITS OF BECOMING CERTIFIED:

Being a Green Business is smart for business. There are also some great benefits to becoming Green Business Certified and the best benefit is that it’s a free service. Businesses, who earn a Green Business Certification will save money, assist in protecting our environment and have their business recognized for its efforts in a variety of ways.

 

CURRENT CERTIFIED GREEN BUSINESSES:
 
The businesses that have become "Green Business Certified" and are making the City of Dallas a greener, cleaner place to live  can be found on this
LIST.