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HOW IT WORKS

To be eligible for the 513 Green Workplace Certification, your business must be located within Hamilton County limits and must achieve a minimum of 45 points overall with a minimum of 2 points achieved in each category.

SUSTAINABLE ACTIONS

a green team

sustainability goals & plan

support from management

staff incentive program

+ more

WASTE

DIVERSION

recycle programs

reusable dishes

local vendors

composting

+ more

TRANSPORTATION & AIR QUALITY

bike racks

carpool incentives

Metro's Transit Benefit Plan

office plants

+ more

WATER CONSERVATION

water conserving products

water bottle refill station

green irrigation

water waste walkthrough

+ more

ENERGY CONSERVATION

sleep mode

smart thermostat

light occupancy sensors

LED lightning

+ more

We work alongside your team to certify your organization in 4 simple steps: 

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.

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FILL OUT THE CHECKLIST

Online Application or PDF Checklist

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.

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Business Colleagues

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.

RECIEIVE 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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