Sustainability

It is our collective responsibility to protect the city we love by mitigating our environmental impact in every way possible. Seattle Made works to develop initiatives, and provide resources and programs to help Seattle Made businesses be as sustainable as possible, for a safer and healthier environment.

Programs and Resources

EnviroStars is a free, one-stop hub for Washington businesses to get information, help, and recognition for actions that protect their workplace, the community, and the planet. Through EnviroStars, Seattle Made members are offered free technical assistance to find easy and quick ways to ‘green’ their business. Whether your business is just starting to explore green practices, or you’re looking to take it to the next level, EnviroStars meets your business where it is today. 

Sign up here for a free, 30-minute consultation to learn more about how this program can benefit you and your business.

Find out what Seattle Made members love about EnviroStars here.

Commute Seattle is a nonprofit Transportation Management Association that provides free services and technical assistance to help businesses develop commuter benefits program to support the use of sustainable commuting habits, and provide a roadmap to flexible, affordable commuting options.

If you’d like to set up a free consultation, please contact Nick Abel at: nicka@commuteseattle.com, or 206-613-3233.

What does your website’s carbon footprint look like? Find out for free on Ecograder! Learn how you can reduce your website’s carbon footprint through a free, or discounted consultation. 

Did you know that…

  • One google search uses as much energy as turning on a 60w light bulb for 17 seconds?
  • The average website could be responsible for emitting up to 4,700Ib of carbon emissions each year?
  • The internet accounts for about 10% of global energy consumption.

ASBC believes in the power of business to build a better world. ASBC’s mission is to empower and mobilize business leaders to advocate for market and policy change in support of a triple bottom line, sustainable economy. 

Join ASBC to build a sustainable economy and receive a 20% discount on your first year’s membership. Contact Nico at nico@seattlenetwork.org to join and get exclusive benefits starting at: 

  • 10+ exclusive webinars every year
  • Access to online skills training workshops
  • In-person events in numerous states
  • Share your news and events in our monthly Policy Update
  • Discounted pass to the Annual Sustainable Business Summit
  • Certificate of membership & license to use ASBC branding

Visit our Good Business Resource Center to find more resources to help you and your business be sustainable.

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More About envirostars

Save up to 20-30% on your waste bills and reduce landfill waste by adopting or revamping your recycle/compost/trash systems! With EnviroStars, you’ll receive free signage and bins to help set up an efficient system!

Save up to 20-30% in precious water use and utility bills by replacing inefficient equipment. EnviroStars offers unparalleled rebate programs that help you do this at little to no cost!

Prevent polluted and hazardous chemicals from running rampant! Learn how to save $5-10K in pollution clean ups by getting a free spill kit and plan! Schedule a free site visit and get one. 

Once you’re an EnviroStars member, you’ll reach the EnviroStars Partner, Leader, or Champion levels, and receive promotional materials and opportunities from  window clings to digital advertisements, and news media features! Sign up for a free consultation now to get started!

What if...

Fear not! EnviroStars is still for you and offers free consultations! Sign up for a free consultation here!

Not a problem! As long as you’re still in Seattle, we can set you up for a consultation and you can take your green practices with you, or just sign up for two free consultations! Schedule one now!

Kitchens, production spaces, and everything in between are great spaces to greenify! Sign up for a free consultation here.

Alternative resources to help reduce waste and impact!

Futamura: Baked goods, chocolate, coffee, tea, fresh produce, and home options!

Bee’s Wrap: plastic wrap alternative

Mightynest: bees wrap (plastic wrap alt.), and more!

TekPak Solutions: omnidegradable – products that don’t degrade on the shelf!

Biomass Packaging: Products include: bags, office & shipping supplies, cleaning & janitorial supplies, food & table service, and custom printed items!

FoodBiz Supply: Literally everything!

Evergreen Packaging: Cartons, paperboard, paper, and they also offer equipment & parts services!

Clearbags

EcoProducts: Also everything!

Naturbag: garbage/commercial

BioBags: garbage/commercial

Girlie Press (Ask about their Conservation Cover paper that uses 100% recycled content!)

Sunshine POS: receipts and more!

POS Supply: receipts and more!

ArMetallizing: Metallized labels (packaging options too!)

Online Labels

Lightning Labels

EcoEnclose: Mailers, boxes, tape, bags, packing tissue, and more! (They even give free samples!)

AllPak Container: boxes, palettes, and more!

Trojan Litho: Packaging

Email Sustainability Program Manager to suggest other options, or let them know about what you use! 

Our Founding and Sustaining Partners