Get Certified!

To be eligible for the 513 Green Workplace Certification, your business must:

  • Be located within Hamilton County limits

  • Must achieve a minimum of 45 points overall out of 115 possible with a minimum of 2 points achieved in each category. The categories are:

    • Sustainable Action

    • Waste Diversion

    • Transportation and Air Quality

    • Water Conservation

    • Energy Conservation

1. REVIEW THE MATERIALS

  • Review the application checklist.

  • Visit the resource pages if you need guidance on how to complete certain metrics.

  • If you need additional guidance contact a 513 Green advisor.

2. FILL OUT THE CHECKLIST

  • The checklist can be filled out online or by downloading and completing a fillable pdf.

  • Online Application

    • Open the online checklist form​.

    • Mark off which actions apply to your current business operations.

    • You can save and resume your progress using the online application.

  • PDF Checklist​

    • Download the application checklist and mark off which actions apply to your current business operations.

      • The checklist is a fillable PDF - For optimal use, download and open in the latest version of Adobe 

3. SUBMIT YOUR MATERIALS

  • Submit your completed checklist through the online portal or directly to a 513 Green advisor with any supporting materials you’d like to include

4. SCHEDULE A WALK-THROUGH

  • A Business Specialist from Hamilton County will reach out and schedule a brief walk-through at your business to confirm all of your checked items

5. RECEIVE THE 513 GREEN CERTIFICATION

  • If your business meets all the minimum requirements from each category, then your business becomes 513 Green Workplace Certified!

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513 Green is a collaborative effort through

For more information, please contact Mary Cropenbaker     |              Mary.Cropenbaker@hamilton-co.org     |           513.946.7732