Green My Business

The Office of Advanced Planning and Sustainability encourages all businesses in Louisville to green their operations. 
 
Manage Stormwater On-site
Reduce Air Pollution
Reduce Louisville's Urban Heat
Reduce Waste
  • Located in the Central Business District? Participate in the "Wet-Dry" Recycling Pilot Program, which is the first of its kind in the region and offers organics collection to restaurants. Over the first eight months of the program, diversion rates increased from 11% to 76%. 
  • Donate unwanted items to secondhand stores instead of sending them to the landfill.
  • Convert all of your desk-side garbage bins to recycling bins using Solid Waste Management's Business Launch Pack.
  • Check out Solid Waste Management's Recycling for Businesses page to learn more about ways your facility can reduce the amount of waste it sends to the landfill.
Reduce your Energy Consumption
Source Food Locally
Get Engaged
  • Join one of the Louisville Sustainability Council's Action Teams: Community Engagement, Green Building and Infrastructure, Green Economy, Transportation, Tree Canopy and Urban Heat Island.