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Minneapolis Green Business Certification

Minneapolis has new reasons for celebration.The City of Minneapolis has long been a leader in creating policies and practices that protect and enhance the environment. Now the Green Business League is certifying and consulting businesses all throughout Minneapolis and Minnesota. We are helping Minneapolis "Go Green" one business at a time.

Minneapolis Green Business Facts:

Green MinneapolisThe Mill Quarter regional facility in Minneapolis, MI that treats stormwater runoff in the area of the new Guthrie Theater. This underground treatment facility is expected to remove more than 20,000 pounds of suspended solids and 33 pounds of phosphorus annually.
Sustainable MinneapolisCreated rain gardens at six schools in partnership with the Minneapolis Public Schools. Rain gardens are one of the ways that we protect our waterways since they allow water to soak into the ground rather than running into our storm sewers and eventually our lakes and streams.
Eco MinneapolisUsed porous pavement in two road projects to reduce surface water runoff. This material allows water to pass through it into underground rock filter, which diminishes the amount of water and pollution runoff into lakes and rivers.
Going Green MinneapolisInstalled three solar energy projects at our City public works facilities. Last year, those three projects generated 12,500 kilowatt hours of energy, saved $1,250 on our electricity bill, and reduced carbon dioxide emissions by 21,400 pounds.
Green Business in Minneapolis
Increased to 99, the number of City-owned vehicles that use 85 percent ethanol.
Green Facts about MinneapolisRequired that all new City-owned buildings be built to a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Silver level of quality, a national standard for green buildings.
Environmental MinneapolisBanned the purchase and sale of mercury in thermostats and medical devices and for use in schools, and required crematoria to report mercury emissions.
Green City Minneapolis
Required that all taxis be fuel-efficient within 10 years.

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 GBL SponsorYour Green product or service can offer GBL certification points.  The process is simple, yet fair.  We are pleased to promote Green programs although GBL always remains brand-neutral.  Find out how your company can help Green your community, your industry, and our world by getting Green points for your service or product.  GBL Sponsors and point awards at this LINK