Green Crown Benefits

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What does my establishment receive for participating?

  • Satisfaction of knowing you are contributing to a greener planet by less waste going into our landfills and reduced strain on our resources.

  • Be part of a cohort of like-minded businesses that understand and can share best environmentally sustainable practices.

  • Increased business from customers who value sustainability.

  • Each qualifying establishment will receive a Green Crown certificate and door decal denoting their one, two or three Green Crown accomplishment for display.

  • All qualifying Green Crown’s will be listed (by number of crowns) on the City’s Office of Sustainability webpage.

    • Listing includes the establishment’s logo and sustainability paragraph that links back to the establishment’s website.

  • Digital Green crown logo will be proudly displayed on qualifying Green Crown establishment’s website that links back to the City’s Office of Sustainability webpage.

  • The city will recognize establishments in social media posts that highlight establishment’s sustainability practices.

  • Save money by reducing consumption (ie: purchase less bags, single use utensils, straws; reduce energy and water bills etc.)

  • All certified Green Crown establishments will have access to a list of vendors and best practices, used by other Green Crown’s, that help the establishment gain points in the program (ie: straws, to-go containers, cleaning products, recycling and composting companies etc.). Please note: The City of Charlotte does not endorse or approve any vendors reported by fellow Green Crown Establishments.