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The Port of San Diego honored seven of its sustainable tenants for their efforts toward ensuring the preservation of San Diego Bay at the 2017 Green Business Network Sustainable Achievement Award Ceremony. The event was held November 7, 2017... Read More

The Port of San Diego’s Green Business Network has received an Honorable Mention in the Stakeholder Education, Awareness and Involvement category in the 2017 American Association of Port Authorities’ Environmental Awards. The Port, along with... Read More

On January 30, 2017, Flagship Cruises & Events (Flagship) of San Diego was one of three organizations recognized with the first ever Ultra Green Fuel Technologies 2016 Environmental Award for outstanding sustainable fuel efforts. Flagship... Read More

Green your cleaners.

Green cleaning is better for the earth and for the workers who are exposed to the cleaners on a daily basis. Green Seal, a nonprofit 3rd party product certifier, ensures that Green Seal certified cleaners contain... Read More

Commercial buildings use about 20% of the US drinking water supply. Reducing total commercial building water consumption by just 10% would mean saving well over 2 trillion gallons of water each year!

Old toilets use up to 7 gallons of... Read More

Know where you stand.

By observing your electricity bills and creating a baseline, you'll have a reference point of how much energy you use. In this way, you can determine how much progress you're making once you begin to implement... Read More

The word "organic" refers to the way farmers grow and process agricultural products, such as fruits, vegetables, grains, dairy products and meat. Organic farming practices are designed to encourage soil and water conservation and reduce pollution... Read More

Available fresh water amounts to less than .5% of all water on earth.  Global consumption of water is doubling about every 20 years, more than 2 times the rate of human population growth!

Depending on your current faucet (standard is 2... Read More

Lighting is one of the major areas where you can get the biggest bang out of your buck.

Simple Steps to Take

  1. Conduct a lighting audit so that you know the areas where you could be more energy efficient. You can do this... Read More

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environment Design) is an internationally recognized green building certification system, providing third-party verification that a building or community was designed and built using strategies aimed at improving... Read More


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